Bala-bala is Indonesian vegetable fried pancake, a well-known delicious snack.


Quantity for 10 servings
3 cup Cooking oil
50 g Bean sprout
2 Scallion, thinly sliced
2 cup Cabbage, shredded
2 Carrot, julliened
150 ml Water
50 g Tapioca starch
200 g All purpose flour
1 tsp Salt
2 Candlenut
1 tsp Coriander seed
1 tsp Ground white pepper
2 clove Garlic
5 Shallot
0.5 tsp Baking soda
1 Egg


1Grind shallots, garlic, pepper, coriander seed, candlenut and salt into fine paste.
2In large bowl, combine the spices paste with flour, tapioca starch, egg, baking soda and water. Mix well until combine.
3Add all the vegetables into the bowl and mix well.
4Heat oil in a fry pan over medium heat.
5Pour the vegetable batter by using ladle spoon to the pan and deep fried until golden brown.
6Remove the heat, drain the excess oil and serve while warm.