Recipe for Tender Crunchy Ketapang Seeds, Betawi Typical Eid Snack


A typical Betawi snack in the form of a ketapang seeds It tastes sweet, savory and crunchy. Makes it hard to stop chewing. Perfect for filling Eid jars.

This simple snack of wheat flour and coconut looks like the seeds of the ketapang plant. Slightly pointed and rounded sides. Crispy fried with a slightly hard taste but crunchy sweet.

The ingredients are simple from wheat flour, a little coconut milk, eggs and sugar. The dough is shaped by hand and cut out or cut into pieces with a knife. This snack also does not need to be baked, just fried.

Frying technique ketapang seeds Care must be taken so that the seeds of ketapang are not crushed. This simple, crunchy snack is usually filled with Betawi residents during Eid. If you want to make your own, check out the full recipe below.

Ketapang Seed Recipe

Total Serving Time : 90 Minute
For Presentation: 20 Portion
Recipe Title: Ketapang Seeds
Category : snack
Cook : cake
Preparation Duration : 15 Minute
Cooking Duration: 75 Minute
Total Duration : 90 Minute
Material :
  • 200 g peeled coconut, grated
  • 100 g sugar
  • 100 gr margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 500 g all-purpose flour
  • 65 ml instant coconut milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla powder
  • 50-100 ml water
  • 2 liters of cooking oil
How to Make Ketapang Seeds:
  1. Roast grated coconut over low heat until golden brown and dry. Remove and cool.
  2. Put it in the grinder and process until smooth.
  3. Beat sugar and margarine until smooth.
  4. Add eggs, beat well.
  5. Add coconut milk, salt and vanilla, mix well.
  6. Add the grated coconut and flour, mix until smooth.
  7. Add a little water and stir and knead until smooth.
  8. Take a little dough, form into a cylinder 1 cm long.
  9. Scissors cut the dough and arrange it in a bowl sprinkled with flour.
  10. Heat plenty of oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  11. Enter the dough that has been sliced ​​obliquely enough, not too much.
  12. Do not stir until the dough is slightly dry, stir once and then fry until browned and dry.
  13. Do the same with the rest of the dough.
  14. After the ketapang seeds dry, cool and pack in a tightly closed container.
Ketapang Seed DoughKetapang Seed Dough Photo: iStock

Tips for making Ketapang Seeds:

1. When kneading or kneading the dough, you can add water if it still feels hard. Adjust the amount according to the condition of the dough.
2. Don’t stir ketapang seeds freshly put in the pan, so as not to break. After a little dry and hardened just stir occasionally.

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