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Kuih cempedak (Cempedak fritters)

Greetings! Kopivosian!

I know I should be updating on the house move and the condition as requested (by some of you). Honestly house moving was really, really tiring. Since we've moved into our lovely home on 29 Aug, we've been sleeping like dead logs. So, so tired. Anyway, as I settled down with our home, I'll continue to update, I promise. :)

I want to share with you my exciting experiment in making kuih cempedak. I've checked on Wikipedia, there's no English name to this fruit -- Cempedak. All that's known is that Cempedak is a cousin of Jackfruit a.k.a. Nangka. Well, it was given to me by my mother in law. She asked me make sure to eat it. Since I've got some baking ingredients, my initial thought was to bake a cempedak cake. But hubby kept begging for kuih cempedak (fritters), so ok lah, I'd fry them all.

The Jackfruit's cousin, once ripen, has a strong smell and unique taste -- honey creamy, aromatic, and super sweet! Really is best to make kuih cempedak. I did my own batter and it turned of so crispy and yummy! Even hubby agreed. Yeay! :)


My jackfruit's cuzzies all soaked in the batter ready to go for a hot oil bath. ;)

Low heat fry using sun flower cooking oil, the kuih was slowly fried to golden yellow and the unique aroma even attracted hubby to enter kitchen for a peep.

Tadaa! Yummilicious!

 Look at that... It taste soooo heavenly... :)

This is what was left after I fried the kuih. Sorry, no "before" picture. ;P

In case if you're curious on what I've done to the batter, I did my own batter mix (approx. measurement) using the following:
  • 1 cup of self-raising flour
  • 1tbs of sugar (It's just to give some sweetness to the batter, the fruit itself is very sweet)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup of milk (I only have evaporated milk, so I used that)
  • some water (adjust the batter mix until it becomes smooth thick cream
  • Cooking oil to fry
  • Just soak the fruits in the batter and fry


Wow wee! The kuih is so crispy, after some hours still remained crispy. Now, I just don't understand why would some selfish, inconsiderate vendors want to add plastic straws to make their kuih taste crispy and hope to sell more for profit but risk others' health!? Bottom line: Home cook food is the best!


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Comments

  1. ARGH!!!!
    I miss this and can almost imagine biting into it as I see your pictures!
    *home-food-sick*

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  2. How I wished I can mail you the actual kuih to your door step now. But your cooking makes me droll too! :)

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