Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Tofu in soy sauce (semur tahu)


* 4 blocks of tofu, deep fry until half-cooked
* 4 shallots, sliced
* 3 cloves of garlic, sliced
* 2 tblsp oil
* 3 cloves
* 1 tsp of white pepper powder
* 2 whole cardamoms
* 1 tomato, diced,
* 2 tblsp of ketchup
* 5 tblsp (or to taste) kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
* 1 1/2 cups water
* sugar and salt to taste


* Heat oil in the pan, add sliced shallots and garlic, stir fry until fragrant.
* Add white pepper powder, cloves, cardamoms, tomato and ketchup, sugar and salt continue to stir fry for about 1 minute.
* add sweet soy sauce, and tofu stir well, and lastly add water.
* Simmer, uncover until the water evaporate to half and a bit thickened.
* Remove from heat and Sprinkle with fried shallots.


  1. Punya tahu kiriman temen tapi belum diapa-apain, kayanya ide ini mo dicoba ah...

  2. hasilnya kirim2 kemari ya mba :)

  3. waah, enak ini..aku suka campur sama daging

  4. The tofu must tasted great with that sauce.

  5. This looks delicious. Great tofu recipe. Thanks for giving me idea for todays lunch.

  6. @mba retno: iya enak mba dicampur daging

    @ching: indeed it tasted good

    @ tofu: u're very welcome

  7. Anonymous3:30 am

    You gave me the idea on how to cook this recipe. I really want to know on how to make it because I like tofu. I have a stir fried chicken here and I think this is the best partner on it.


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