02 August 2009


Tekwan is a kind of dish that made from fish, especially tenggiri fish or gabus fish. Tekwan originally come from Palembang, South Sumatera.

Ingredients Fish Dough :
  1. 250 gr of tenggiri fish fillet, blend (can also be changed by other type of sea fish)
  2. 1 chicken egg
  3. 175 gr of sago flour
  4. 2 tusks of garlic, blend
  5. Water as enough
  1. a screw pine, cut into long-small pieces
  2. 1 tablespoon of hirneola turiceelaria (INA : jamur kuping) - immerse in hot water, cut small
  3. 15 pieces of polyanthes tuberosa flower ( INA : bunga sedap malam)
Kuah (Soup) :
  1. 2 tusks of garlic
  2. 1,5 liter of water
  3. Salt as enough
  4. 1/2 teaspoon of pepper powder
  5. 50 gr of dried shrimp (INA : ebi), milled.
How to make tekwan ?
  • Mix well the fish dough ingredients
  • Heat water in a medium pan, put the fish dough into hot water, spoon by spoon (use teaspoon), let it until floated.
  • Fry the sliced garlic and ebi (dried shrimp), add 1,5 liters water, salt, screw pine, hirneola turiceelaria, polyanthes tuberosa flower, cook for about 15 minutes.
  • Put the fish ball into the soup, take away after 5 minutes.
  • For getting good taste, add chicken borth.
  • Serve with fried belinjo chip.

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