Cut tofu into 1-1/2" long fingers
Make a batter of all ingredients and water, except rice, sambal ulek.
Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
Dip pieces of tofu in batter, let into hot oil.
Deep fry a few at a time, till golden, and crisp.
Repeat for all pieces.
Mix cooked rice with sambal ulek, check for salt taste.
Pile rice on a large banana leaf in centre in a mound.
Arrange fried tofu over rice.
Wrap and secure leaf over rice, with toothpicks.
Steam for 5 minutes just before serving.
Serve hot in wrapping, with a stew if desired.
Making time: 45 minutes.
Makes: 4 servings
Shelflife: Best fresh after steaming.
Introduction to Indonesian Dishes