Simple Gado Gado

Printable Recipe for Delicious Gado Gado.  Authentic Indonesian food. Quick and easy recipe.

Recipe By: Shannon Lim | Photo By: The Babybirds Family | Share Your Recipe

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Gago Gado Sauce:
Ingredients A
  • 680 g peanuts, roasted and pounded
  • 1 litre water
  • 10 tbs sugar
  • 1 ½ tbs salt
Ingredients B
  • 15 pcs shallots
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 20-30 pcs dried chillies (use more if you prefer the heat)
  • 1 tbs shrimp paste (belacan/ terasi) – omit if making vegetarian sauce
  • 2 pcs potatoes, cut into quarters and boiled
  • 2 eggs, boiled and cut into quarters
  • Bean sprouts, blanched
  • Long beans, cut into 2-inch long, blanched
  • Firm tau hu, pan fried/baked & cut into cubes
  • Tempeh, cut into slices & pan fried/baked
Optional Salad Ingredients:
  • French beans, cut into 2-inch long, blanched
  • Spinach, blanched and roughly chopped
  • Cabbage, blanched and thinly sliced
  • Cucumber, cut into cubes
  • Chayote (Indonesian: labu siam), boiled
  • Belinjo ir Mackerel Fish Crackers 

  1. Boil Ingredients A for 10 minutes.
  2. Grind Ingredients B to a paste.
  3. In a saucepan, heat oil and fry B till fragrant and oil starts to seep out.
  4. Add fried paste to the boiled groundnut sauce.
  5. Stir, lower the heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Set aside to cool. Once it is cool, mix in ½ cup of crispy fried shallots.
  7. Boil eggs and potatoes separately.
  8. Boil water on high heat and blanch taugeh, cabbage, long beans, and rest of the vegetables and then drain them thoroughly..
  9. Drain the water from the vegetables.
  10. Fry tau hu and tempeh for 1 minute on each side.
  11. To serve, place a portion of each salad ingredient onto a serving plate/bowl.
  12. Pour over the peanut sauce and mix well.

Simple Gado Gado Simple Gado Gado Reviewed by Resepi Sedap & Mudah on January 09, 2018 Rating: 5
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