Sira Tempe & Ikan Bilis

I think I am addicted to Sira Tempe & Ikan Bilis. It's so crunchy, it's so spicy, it's tasty. I couldn't possibly stop!


  • 1 slab tempe*
  • 1 cup anchovies, deep fried till crispy
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, deep fried till golden brown, cool.
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil
  • 3 heaped tbsp chilli paste
  • t tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp vinegar

*cut into finger lengths then slice thinly, marinade with 1 tsp turmeric & 1 tsp salt, then deep fried till crispy on low-flamed hot oil


  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Put in the chili paste. Keep stirring till relatively dry.
  3. Put in the vinegar, salt & sugar. Cook & continue stirring till the texture becomes like a paste & is relatively dry.
  4. Put in the tempe, anchovies & nuts. Toss the ingredients around so it coats evenly.
  5. Switch off the flame. Scoop it out immediately.
  6. When cool, put in an air tight container.