Tau Hu Telor with Homemade Kicap Manis

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Tau Hu Telor with Homemade Kicap Manis

by Eric Low

Tauhu Telur, a Indonesian street food made of tofu and fried omelette, typically served with a spicy peanut sauce.

Cuisine : Asian Course : Appetizer Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 10 mins Cook : 20 mins Ready in : 30 mins Serves : 2 Servings


  • Kicap Manis
    • 40g Sugar
    • 2 tbsp Water
    • 2 tbsp Fish Sauce
    • 100ml Water
    • 3 tbsp Light Soya Sauce
    • 1 tbsp Dark Soya Sauce
    • 120g Gular Melaka
    • 2 tsp Calamansi Lime Juice
    • Small Green Lime
  • Omelette
    • 250g Silken Tofu, cut into 1cm cubes
    • 4 Eggs, beaten
    • 1 tbsp Fish Sauce
    • Oil for Cooking
    • 40g Cucumber, finely sliced
    • 50g Cabbage, finely sliced, blanched
    • 30g Bean Sprouts, blanched
    • 20g Peanuts, deep fry or roasted
    • Coriander Leaves for garnish
    • Sliced Red Chilies for garnish


  1. Caramelise sugar and water together till golden brown. Add fish sauce, water, both light and dark soya sauces. Stir in the Gula Melaka until melted. Remove from heat and add the calamansi lime juice. Set aside.
  2. Combine tofu, eggs and fish sauce together. Heat oil and pour in omelette mixture. Cook until golden brown. Transfer to serving plate.
  3. Add cucumber, cabbage and bean sprouts. Drizzle with home made kicap manis, sprinkle on peanuts, garnish with fried shallots, coriander leaves and chilies. Serve immediately.
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