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Monday, August 18, 2014

BUNTIL DAUN LABU - ROLLED PUMPKIN LEAVES WITH ANCHOVY AND GRATED COCONUT

Last week, when I was tidying up my 'jungle', I found a lot of pumpkin leaves that grow out of the line.
They made the jungle became more messy.
So I picked some young leaves for cooking, and pruned the old leaves as compost stuff.



Actually, I had no idea, what should I do with the leaves.
Then I remembered that I still had some grated coconut and anchovy on my fridge.
So... I had an idea to make a traditional Javanese food called 'Buntil using these pumpkin leaves'.
The common 'Buntil' are made from daun talas (Colocasia leaves), papaya leaves or cassava leaves.


As a filler, I used grated coconut, anchovy (salted and unsalted), garlic, shallot, chili, salt and sugar, and than mixed.


I put two layer of pumpkin leaves, then put the filler on it.
After that wrapped and rolled the leaves.
I used wool string to tied the rolls.


The rolled leaves were ready to be steamed for about 20-30 minute.



After  steamed, the rolls were ready to be served.
Yes... the 'Buntil' was ready.
On this stage we call it 'Buntil Mentah' or raw 'Buntil'.



People usually cook the raw Buntil later in to full cooked Buntil or we call it Buntil Masak.
The raw Buntil were cooked with coconut milk, chili, chopped garlic and shallot, also salt and sugar as seasoning.


My experiment have done.
And nothing remain on our plate...
So... ready for the next experiment...

30 comments:

  1. Great post, fantastic idea:) Greetings

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  2. Smakowicie wygląda,
    chyba zrobię podobne danie :)
    Piękny blog.
    Pozdrawiam serdecznie

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  3. Smakowicie wygląda,
    chyba zrobię podobne danie :)
    piekny blog.
    Pozdrawiam serdecznie
    Irena

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  4. salam endah...
    look so great! brilliant idea..

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    1. Salam Ana,
      Thank you, actually it just a simple idea

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  5. Your experiment has succeeded, the packets look great!

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    1. Simple idea, and simple process. But the result make me so happy.

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  6. That looks so good, I didn't know that pumpkin leaves were good for anything!

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    1. Ya, we use to cook the shoots and young leaves as clear soup, gravy soup or traditional salad.

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  7. I've never thought of pumpkin leaves as edible. I've seem vine leaves used this wat to make dolmades

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    1. The young leaves and shoots are so tender and tasty too. We can find them sold on traditional market as greens.

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  8. Dish looks very appetizing.
    The leaves of the pumpkin? I need to use them.
    Greetings from Polish.
    Lucia

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    1. Ya... maybe you can use chopped meat or fish as filling.
      Thank you for coming, Lucia.

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  9. Yummy! It's sounds so tasty!

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  10. Endah, bagus resepi ini. Sesuatu yang baru bagi saya. Selalunya disini pucuk labu di masak lemak ( santan ). Experiment yang berjaya, thanks for sharing. Nanti boleh masuk dalam senari mencuba..

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    1. Terima kasih, Kak Mala. Disini pun sering dimasak santan, namanya bobor. Dihidangkan dengan nasi hangat, sambal dan ikan asin, sungguh nikmat.

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  11. It's certainly a beautiful dish. I usually find entrees wrapped in leaves to be quite tasty. :)

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    1. Thank you. Ya... we use to wrap fish, meat or chicken using so many varieties of leaves. It makes the dish more appetizing, also tasty.

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  12. The rolled pumpkin leaves ingredients sounds delicious. The pumpkin leaves are also pretty!

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    1. Thank you. The leaves are beautiful and tasty too.

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  13. Salam Endah,

    Macam sedap je tu. Nanti I try okay?

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    1. Salam Honey,
      Sederhana sekali, tapi jadi istimewa hasilnya. Boleh dicoba atau dimodifikasi.
      Terima kasih.

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  14. uenakkkk.... mantappp,... boleh cuba ni..

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    1. Thanks... bisa dicoba resepnya, simple sekali...

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