Javanese Spicy Vegetable Salad (Sayur Urap / Urapan)


1 bunch water spinach (kangkung)
1 bunch spinach
1 bunch long beans
250 gr white cabbage
100 gr bean sprouts

Flavourants: (urap spices)

1 piece of coconut fruit, peeled, grated coarse
3 pcs chilies
3 cloves of shallot
1 clove of garlic
1 tsp shrimp paste
1 segment kencur (Cutchery, Indian Galanga, Kaempferia Galanga, Greater Galingale)
2 lime leaves
1 tsp salt
1 tsp  palm sugar
Seasoning / MSG (Optional)


1. Grind red chilies, shallot, garlic and salt until smooth.
2. Add shrimp paste, Javanese palm sugar (brown sugar) and kencur, continue to grind.
3. Mix ground urap spices with grated coconut, mix well.
4. Add lime leaves.
5. Steam until cooked, lift.
6. Clean and prepare vegetables, put into boiling water each of the vegetables separately.
7. Drain the vegetables.
8. Mix well the vegetables with the Urap Spices.
9. Serve