Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Tukang Keripik (Chips man)

Have nothing to munch? Need something crunchy? Just grab a plastic of our traditional chips or crackers :)

tukang keripik

Keripik Singkong Pedas
Fried slices tapioca caramelized with sugar, garlic and red chili.

Warning, it's very hot!!!

Kerupuk Bangka
roasted crackers made from fish paste and sago.


eaten with red chili sauce mixed with shrimp paste (terasi/belacan)

66 comments:

  1. I heard there are LOTS of kerepek in Indon - hundreds of varieties, right? Will be going to Bandung next month - i'm sure i'll be buying them, hehe!

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  2. pureglutton: True!!! Hundreds of kerupuk and keripik varieties!!! The heaven of chips and crackers, LOL

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  3. i tell u can get constipated eating these, but so addictive!

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  4. cumi & ciki: Constipated? Hahaha... Not if there's very hot chili ;)

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  6. Are all the street vendors known as Tukang? Chips look tempting ;)

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  7. These chips look so addictive - I could probably eat the whole bag all by myself. Your array of street food continues to maze me Selba.
    Thank you for sharing your fascinating world.
    Sam

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  8. I so enjoy reading and seeing all these different foods. Find it fascinating and I so enjoy the pictures.

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  9. unkaleong: Yes.. yes.. yes... everyone who do a job with skill outside the offices or selling stuff outside the stores is being called as "tukang" :)

    MCK: Glad to share, Sam :)
    Me too.. I can eat the whole bag of chips, hehehe..

    donna-ffw: Thank you for your kind words, Donna :)

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  10. definitely a good snack when on the road.

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  11. The tapioca chips look tasty

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  12. foodbin: and also infront of TV :D

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  13. laveena: hot.. hot.. hot.. ;)

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  14. I love the spicy keropok, usually buy them from night markets. Really delicious, the spicier the better! But would prefer it slightly less oily.

    Reminded me of Asian food. :)

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  15. sugar bean: Yes, it's so asian to eat all those kind of spicy chips, hehehe...

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  16. I always see your food world with eyes wide open. Amazing!!

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  17. I am going to be the expert on everything if I ever visit!

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  18. I like fried tapioca chips although it's hard. :P

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  19. So cool! I am loving all this info!

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  20. I love reading about all the food finds, I've learned so much!

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  21. These looks so good. I know I would buy them everyday and become addicted.

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  22. The chips look mind crazing good. The street foods available to you make me envious, Selba.

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  23. I love reading your blog and learning about your food and life- very interesting!
    The chips really look addictive!

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  24. This a hearty and flavorsome Tukang keripik are the best...

    Thanks for your wonderful TukanKeripik:)Thanks for your lovely comment:)

    Join our growing food community and submit your heirloom recipe for all the world to share:)

    Welcome~~~
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  25. I would definitely be addicted to those!

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  26. nice nice chips....i love cripsy thing and can't stop eating...haha

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  27. I love chips very much but when I start I cannot stop. So usually I don't want to buy too many. ^-^

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  28. history of greek food: Hi there, thanks for dropping by my blog, hope to see you again in here :)

    doggybloggy: Hahaha… that’s great!

    little inbox: Some can be hard, some can be very crispy ;)

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  29. finsmom: Glad that you loving all the info :)

    allie: Hi Allie, so happy that you can learn something from this blog :)

    Katherine aucoin: Hehehe…. Chips can be very addictive.

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  30. mary: Hahaha… just come visit Indonesia ;)

    mica: *hi 5*

    Lynda: Thank you for your kind words, Lynda :)

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  31. foodcreate: Sure, will try to submit something there :)

    Kristen: Yes, you are right ;)

    5 star foodie: Hehehe.. same thing happened here ;)

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  32. simplegirl: eating crispy can be so addective, hehehe…

    food paradise: Yeah, I also try to limit my intake by not buying it too many :)

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  33. Good ol' snacks yea....mum and dad used to get them when they see them by the roadside stalls too...=)

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  34. christy: That's nice... your parents must love chips, ya? :D

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  35. The Bangka look like rice cracker~~

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  36. mimidevils: Yes, it's kinda like rice crackers :)

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  37. The weather is so hot now. Dare not challenge my throat. Hehehe!

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  38. Never had fried tapioca but I like it in pudding form :-)

    Droollll...I will take the box of bags please.

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  39. MMMMM...the food looks again very tasty!
    I especially like the fried slices of tapioca caramelized with sugar, chilli & garlic!!
    They do look so tasty! Yummie:
    I would like a bag of them, please?

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  40. i would love to try those... :)

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  41. I am not very familiar with Tukang Keripik; sounds pretty tasty! Thanks for sharing!

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  42. food for tots: Hehehe… gotta drink a lot of water, and also like liang tea, cincau, lou han kuo infusion after fried stuff ;)

    jeff: *hands 10 bags of the chips* ;)

    sophie: Sure!!! *hands the tapioca chips*

    mikky: You might gonna be addicted to it ;)

    MTC: Glad to share :)

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  43. Did I just read tapioca caramelized with sugar, garlic and red chili? Wow, I would love to try them - they sound so flavorful and distinctive - yum!

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  44. kerstin: Yup, it's caramelized, very yummy :D

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  45. fish and sago? wow, interesting combination! i wonder how it'll taste like. the texture must be good cos it's both soft and crispy at the same time! :D

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  46. You all are great keripik eaters, not use to eating it with my meals. But its nice for snacking.

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  47. nic: Yup, you are right! Just need to try it then you'll love it ;)

    BBO: Hehehe.. *cras crus cres*

    worldwindows: LOL, we love eating our meals with kerupuk!

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  48. Oh what great looking snacks....

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  49. I wanna try that chips with shrimp paste...hmmnn..

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  50. debbie: You can get addicted with those chips ;)

    peachkins: The chili with shrimp paste is one of my favorite one :)

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  51. I love this keripik Singkong Pedas! but haven't had it in awhile.

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  52. Those chips...omg. They look amazing!!!

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  53. Those caramelized tapioca slices look awsome. Would love to try them someday.

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  54. Your simple tid bits and munchies are all so familiar and just like home...perhaps even cheaper ! and better !

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  55. pigpigscorner: Oh… any chance to find in Chinatown or maybe someone can bring it for you?

    undonfidentialcook: Hehehe… can be really addictive ;)

    cathy: Hopefully you’ll be able to try it someday :)

    BSG: Hehehe… probably ;)

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  56. wow..
    i like kerepek !!!
    never c tis around malaysia !

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  57. faye fly: No keripik in Msia at all?

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  58. I love reading your blog. So many interesting things here- I learn so much. I wish I could sample everything.

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  59. lori: I'm so glad that you learn about the varieties of food in my blog, hope that I can keep it always interesting, thanks Lori! :)

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  60. Delicious! How do you make it down one block in this place? I would just stop at each vendor and eat, getting nothing done ever and gaining lots of weight... yummy fried stuff!

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  61. marta: Hahaha... never can resist fried stuff that is crunchy and yummy :)

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