Makcik Secret Tahu Goreng Recipe

Makcik Secret Tahu Goreng

Tahu Goreng – Malay style fried tofu with spicy peanut sauce.

Recipe for Tahu Goreng

Ingredients Tahu Goreng:

  • Tahu (or tofu, hard bean curd)
  • Cucumber – slices
  • Carrot – slices (optional)
  • Bean sprouts – blanched

Tahu Goreng Peanut sauce:

  • Hae ko/Petis (Wet shrimp paste)
  • Fried ground peanuts
  • Brown sugar
  • Asam juice
  • Freshly ground chili paste
  • Freshly ground garlic
  • Freshly ground chilli padi


  1. Put ingredients for sauce together in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Brown tahu in a pan with oil, cut into cubes. Put on a plate together with slices of cucumber and some bean sprouts.
  3. Pour sauce over fried tahu.
  4. Serve hot.
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  1. Anonymous

    last time this dish was made on the spot during order which is frsh. but now almost every stall serving is pre-made and not fresh..

  2. Anonymous

    This recipe seems like similar to the one i ate at one of the food stall at Joo’s very nice.i would like to try