The Most Practical Fish-Free Pempek Recipe

One of the most famous traditional Indonesian food from Palembang is pempek. The combination of the taste of fish as the main ingredient and the spicy and fragrant splash of cuko make many people like pempek. It turns out that Sweet Couple can also make pempek without fish.

If you want to make your own pempek at home and don't have fish in the fridge, don't worry. Sweet Couple can still serve super delicious pempek with this fishless pempek recipe.

Pempek Recipe Ingredients Without Fish

The main ingredient :

150 grams of wheat flour

250 grams of sago flour

250 ml water

2 eggs

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1 tablespoon dry mashed ebi

3 cloves of garlic crushed

Submarine Pempek Filling Ingredients

2 eggs, beaten

Additional Pempek Adaan

2 cloves of finely sliced ​​red onion

2 cloves of garlic finely sliced

1 scallion finely sliced

Cuko Ingredients

200 grams of brown sugar

100 grams of sugar

100 ml tamarind water

1 teaspoon salt

1 liter of water

Subtle Seasoning for Cuko

5 cloves of garlic

5 pieces of cayenne pepper

3 pieces of curly red chili

1 tablespoon ebi

1 teaspoon salt

Additional materials:

Cucumber cut into small dice

Cooking Equipment Needed for Pempek Recipe Without Fish

Prepare the following cooking utensils for the pempek recipe without fish:








How to Make Pempek Without Fish

Prepare the pan. When the water boils, add salt, sugar, pepper, ebi, and garlic. Stir well and wait until it boils again.

Reduce the stove flame. Add the flour little by little, while continuing to stir until the dough is cooked. Turn off the heat and let sit until the dough is warm.

Once the mixture is warm, add the eggs one at a time and mix well. Next, add the sago flour little by little while kneading until it doesn't stick to your hands. Divide the dough into 3 parts.

Prepare a pot and cook a lot of water until it boils to boil pempek

We will make pempek lenjer first. Take 1 part of the dough and form a small oval lengthwise. Cut 10 cm long. Put it in boiling water and boil it until it floats. Lift and drain.

Next we make pempek submarine. Take 1 part of the dough. Take 2 tablespoons of dough, then make a round shape. Press the center to form a pocket.

Pour enough beaten eggs, then immediately cover and cover the top. Put it in boiling water and boil it until it floats. Lift and drain.

Next we make pempek there. Prepare the skillet. Heat up a lot of cooking oil. Take 1 part of the dough and mix well with additional ingredients such as shallots, garlic, and sliced ​​spring onions. 

Time to make cuko. Prepare the pan. Boil all cuko ingredients (except tamarind water) and ground spices until boiling. Turn off the fire. Pour tamarind water and mix well and strain. 

Serve the pempek by cutting the pempek lenjer, sub, and adaan into small pieces. Place in a bowl in a neat arrangement. Sprinkle cucumber slices and drizzle with cuko.