26 November 2009

Pempek Palembang (Pempek Cake) Mpek-Mpek Recipe

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Pem­pek Palem­bang is known as pub­lic food. We can find it when it was offered in a restau­rant nicely, ped­dled on a push­cart, or car­ried around a slum. Cer­tainly, there is a pem­pek seller in a school’s can­teen as weell, . As, It’s not only easy to make but also it can be enjoyed in every sit­u­a­tion as sweet. It con­sists of sev­eral vari­a­tions and appear­ances. They are pem­pek kapal selam, pem­pek lenjer, pem­pek ada’an, curly pem­pek, and pem­pek pistel.

  • 300 g flesh of Span­ish mack­erels, grinded
  • 100 cc warm water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 200 g sago palm flour
  • 100 g wheat flour
  • 6 eggs, broke into a bowl


  • 750 cc water
  • 5 cloves gar­lic, crushed
  • 5 chilies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 150 g sugar
  • 150 g brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 cucum­bers cut into cube sized pieces
  • 100 g wet noodles
  • 150 g dried shrimps, grinded


  1. Mix flesh of fish, warm water and salt. Add sago palm flour and wheat flour lit­tle by lit­tle while mix­ing until it is mixed.
  2. Form it oval (about 75 g); make a hole in the mid­dle by point fin­ger. Then turn it around while pressed until it becomes a pocket and put some broke raw egg in. Shut and close the hole tightly.
  3. Boil some water and put pem­pek one by one. Wait pem­pek until it floats at the sur­face. Take them out and drained.
  4. Soup: Boil some water. Put in gar­lic, chilies, soy sauce, sugar, brown sugar, and salt. Boil them and sugar was sol­u­ble. Fil­ter the dregs. Add vine­gar and mix it.
  5. Fry pem­pek in much oil enough. Take them out and drain when they are brownish.
  6. Serv­ing: Cut fried pem­pek into bite sized pieces and put in a plate. Add noo­dles and cucum­bers above them and pour the soup. Pem­pek kapal selam is ready to be offered.
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Fathur said...

nice post,..emm yummy... pempek plembang yo,..mknan kito nian itu tu.

TOHAR said...

betul mas fathur, aku juga suka banget sama pempek, mmmm asem-asem pedes, mak nyos

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