Tempe Melet or Tempe Mercun (Explosive)
  1. In an electric chopper, add the chilies, garlic & shallots. Roughly chopped this ingredients,
  2. Heat oil in a sauce pan. Add the chopped ingredients. Add salt and saute for about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the chopped tomatoes and continue stirring. Add in the Chicken Stock Powder & Sugar. Continue cooking.
  4. The Sambal is cooked when it turns slightly darker. Turn off the heat,. set aside to cool.
Preparing the Tempe
  1. Take 2 pieces of the tempe, take about 1/2 tsp of the sambal spread on 1 pc of the tempe and take teh other piece to form like a sandwich. Repeat the steps until all the Tempe are done.
For the Batter
  1. Combine ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mixing all the ingredients into a smooth batter.
Deep Frying
  1. Heat sufficient oil in a frying pan. Coat the sandwiched Tempe with the batter. Place it into the hot oil, be sure to set the heat to medium heat. Cook until golden brown and crisp.
  2. Remove from the frying pan and plan on kitchen towelin order to absorb access oil. The Tempe Melet is ready to be served as a snack or as a side dish.
Recipe Notes

If your sambal is less spicy, for that extra kick and freshness, you can eat the Tempe together with Green Chili Padi. Yummz