Durian fruit, generally used as snacks such as durian soup or pancakes, apart from being eaten immediately. But who would have thought, if durian fruit could be processed into a delicious side dish to eat with white rice.
The durian is processed into food called tempoyak. Tempoyak is a typical food of the Malay ethnic group found in Sumatra and Kalimantan, as well as the Malaysian peninsula.

Tempoyak is a dish made from fermented durian fruit. Tempoyak is a food that is usually consumed as a side dish when eating rice. Tempoyak can also be eaten directly, but this is rarely done because many cannot stand the acidity and aroma of the tempoyak itself.

In addition, tempoyak is also used as a cooking spice. The taste of Tempoyak is sour, due to the fermentation process of the durian flesh which is the raw material.

Tempoyak is well known in Indonesia, especially in Bengkulu, Palembang, Lampung, Jambi and Kalimantan. Apart from that, this food is also known in Malaysia.
In various areas on the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan, tempoyak is cooked with the main mixture of fish, but some are processed with beef and chicken. Tempoyak is also a food that is very popular with Malay people in the archipelago. Come on, get other interesting information from Indonesiar.com and stay healthy during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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