Lodeh Recipe


This classic vegetable dish is considered a favourite by many during Hari Raya and is often paired with lontong or nasi impit. A classic and hearty dish like this will surely leave you wanting for more!

we’ll be going to the state of Johor and learn how to make one of their well known dishes, Kuah Lodeh.



Servings 3
Prep Time 2 hours
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  • 6 small packets Nasi Impit
  • 1/2 no Carrot
  • 1 nos Brinjal
  • 100 g Cabbage
  • 2 nos Long beans
  • 1 pack Tempe
  • 1 no Tofu
  • 15 g Fucuk
  • 10 g Glass noodle
  • 1 no lemongrass
  • 200 g coconut milk
  • 100 g Prawns (deveined and deshelled)


  • 1 no Red onion
  • 2 clove Garlic
  • 20 g Soaked dried shrimps
  • 15 g Turmeric


  • Set up a pot, then place the Nasi Impit, water and bring it to a boil.
  • Continue boiling for 2 hours. Let the Nasi Impit cool completely before cutting into cubes.
  • Next, soak the fucuk and glass noodle in a bowl of warm water.
  • Cut the tempe and tofu into cubes, then deep fry in oil until it is light golden brown.
  • Then cut the remaining vegetables in to similar size sticks to ensure even cooking.
  • In a blender, combine the blended ingredients, and blend until fine with a little bit of water.
  • Set up a wok or pot, and combine 1 liter of water, 8. lemongrass and the blended ingredients.
  • After boils, add in the vegetables, and continue cooking until the vegetables are tender.
  • Then add in the tempe, tofu, fucuk and glass noodle and the prawns.
  • Once the prawns is cooked, add in coconut milk and continue stirring so that the coconut milk wont split.
  • Serve in a bowl together with the Nasi Impit.

Now, hopefully, you can create your own Lodeh dish with your loved ones.
Also, I cordially invite you to eat with us and learn more about all the Malaysian local foods recipes.

You may also like our previous video : Nasi Kerabu recipe

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