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Spiced Coconut with Peanuts Recipe – Resep Serundeng

Spiced Coconut with Peanuts Recipe - Resep Serundeng

Spiced Coconut with Peanuts Recipe – Resep Serundeng

Ingredients :

  • 2 shallots, peeled
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 teaspoons shaved palm sugar or dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried shrimp paste (trasi), dry-roasted
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind juice
  • 4 cups (400 g) freshly grated coconut or 3 cups (240 g) unsweetened desiccated coconut
  • 2/3 cup (100 g) roasted unsalted peanuts, skins discarded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Method :

  1. Grind the shallots, garlic, sugar, shrimp paste and tamarind juice to a smooth paste in a mortar or blender. Add the grated coconut and mix well.
  2. Dry-fry the mixture in a wok or skillet over very low heat for 10 to 15 minutes until golden brown and flaky. Add the peanuts and salt, and mix until well blended. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool. Serve in small bowls or sprinkle over rice or side dishes. Serundeng keeps for 2 weeks in an airtight container.

Makes 3 cups
Preparation time : 15 mins
Cooking time : 15 mins

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Source :
The Food of Indonesia
Delicious Recipes from Bali, Java and the Spice Islands
by Heinz von Holzen & Lother Arsana
photos by Heinz von Holzen

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See also Indonesian Recipe “Classic Gado Gado – Tofu and Vegetable Salad with Peanut Dressing Recipe”