Tipat Tahu

Main ingredients

  • 1 rice cake (you can purchase in Asian food market)
  • 2 pieces tofu, fried, cut into triangle shape
  • 1 handful beansprout, blanched
  • 1 handful cabbage, shredded and blanched
  • 1 handful long bean, blanched
  • ½ cup peanut paste (see pantry)
  • 2 tablespoons palm sugar, grated
  • 1 tablespoon petis
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sweet soya sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 piece lemo (Balinese lime), juiced


  • 1 tablespoon fried shallot
  • 1 piece lemo (Balinese lime), halved
  • Some fresh cabbage
  • Some fresh long bean
  • 2 pieces prawn crackers ((you can purchase in Asian food market)

Peanut Paste ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut, fried
  • 12 cloves garlic, chopped and fried
  • 5 pieces small red chilli, fried


  • Make peanut paste by combining all ingredients together in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • In a mortar and pestle, put peanut paste, grated palm sugar, petis and water, pound all together.
  • Add in sweet soya sauce and mix through.
  • Cut rice cake into small bite size pieces, add into the sauce and also add in fried peanut, mix rice cake and fried peanut with the sauce.
  • Add in vegetables and lemo juice to taste.
  • Mix through and serve with sprinkles of fried shallot, fresh vegetables, lemo and prawn crackers on the side.
30 minutes
2 portions