Terong Goreng Tepung Bumbu Bawang Sereh (Fried Eggplant Seasoned With Shallot Lemongrass)


In Indonesian & English (the English version is below the recipe written in Indonesian)

Bahan

Bahan tumisan

1 Sereh-cincang halus putihnya, Garam, Minyak½ st Kaldu bubuk, 2 st Minyak wijen, Lada bubuk4 Bawang merah-cincang, 1 Daun bawang-iris1 cm Kencur-cincang, 2 Bawang putih-cincang4 Daun jeruk-iris halus, 1½ st Sambal giling

Terong goreng:

150 gr Terong ungu-iris2, Air-untuk perendam½ st Lada bubuk, ½ st Baking powder, Garam½ st Ketumbar bubuk, 1 Telur-kocok, Minyak100 ml Air es, 100 gr Terigu+ekstra taburan

 

Cara membuat

Terong goreng: Campur air dengan sedikit garam. Rendam irisan terong di dalamnya selama kita mempersiapkan bahan2 lain. Campur rata terigu, baking powder, ketumbar, lada & garam secukupnya. Aduk masuk telur ke dalam tepung berbumbu. Tuangi air es & aduk rata hingga adonan halus tak bergumpal. Tiriskan terong lalu taburi dengan terigu secukupnya saja agar adonan mudah merekat nantinya. Panaskan minyak yang banyak di wajan anti lengket. Setelah panas, kecilkan api ke sedang. Celup terong di adonan hingga terlapis lalu goreng hingga matang & kuning kecokelatan. Angkat & tiriskan.Tumis bawang merah hingga mulai layu. Masukkan bawang putih, tumis hingga kekuningan. Beri daun bawang, cabai giling & bahan2 lain. Masak hingga wangi, matang & sedikit kering.Masukkan terong goreng lalu aduk hingga tersaput rata dengan tumisan. Angkat & sajikan.

 

Ingredients

Stir-fry ingredients:

1 white part of a Lemongrass stalk-minced, Salt½ tsp Broth powder, 2 tsp Sesame oil, Frying oil4 Shallots-chopped, 1½ tsp ground Chili/Chili paste1 cm Lesser galangal-minced, ground Pepper2 Garlic cloves-minced, 1 Scallion-sliced4 Kaffir lime leaves-thinly sliced

Fried Eggplant ingredients:

150 gr Eggplant-sliced, Water-for soaking, Salt100 ml Ice water, ½ tsp ground Pepper, fry. Oil1 Egg-beaten, 100 gr Flour+extra for sprinkle½ tsp Coriander powder, ½ tsp Baking powder

 

Directions

Fried eggplant: Mix water with a bit salt. Soak eggplant in the water while we are preparing the other ingredients. Combine the flour with baking powder, coriander, pepper & enough salt well. Whisk in beaten egg. Pour ice water into the mixture. Whisk until the batter is smooth (no lumps). Drain the eggplant & then sprinkle with some flour. Mix it well. This procedure will help batter to coat the eggplant better. Heat generous amount of oil in a non-stick skillet/pan. After it‘s hot, reduce the heat to medium. Dip eggplant slices in the batter to coat it completely. Fry until it‘s cooked & golden brown. Remove eggplant from the skillet & drain them in paper towel.In a pan/skillet, sautè shallots until it starts to wilt. Add in garlic, sautè until it’s golden. Put in sliced scallion, ground chili & other ingredients. Cook until it fragrant & a bit dries.Put fried eggplant into the pan/skillet & then combine it with sauteed ingredients to coat evenly. Remove from the pan & serve.