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Indonesian Young Green Jackfruit Stew







Gudeg ( Indonesian Young Green Jackfruit Stew) in Crock Pot


  • 2 Cans Young Green Jackfruit  in water, drain and rinse.
  • 1 Can (13.5 Fl.oz/400ml) Coconut Milk
  • 4-6 Pieces chicken
  • 4-6 Hard-boiled Eggs, peeled
  • 1 Pack of Extra Firm Tofu, cut into few pieces
  • 2-4 Tea bags ( to get deep brown color), (optional)
  • 6 Pieces Galangal
  • 8 Pieces Indonesian Bay Leaves
  • ¾ Cup Dark brown Sugar ( or 200 gr Palm Sugar)
  • 5 Tablespoon water for blending

Other Spices:

  • 7 Candlenuts
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Whole Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Teaspoon ground Coriander
  • ½ Teaspoon ground Cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon Salt (or to taste)


Step I

1. In a blender, combine Candlenuts, Onion, Garlic and water into a smooth paste.

2. In a Slow Cooker/Crock Pot, combine all ingredients, started with Galangal and Indonesian Bay Leaves on the bottom, hard-boiled eggs, chicken, tofu, young green Jackfruit,Candlenut onion garlic paste, Coriander, Cumin, Salt, Dark Brown Sugar, Coconut Milk and tea bags.

3. Set the Slow Cooker/ Crock Pot on "High" for 4 hours.


Step II

1.After 4 hours on "High", discard the tea bags.

2. Carefully stir the mixture, adjust the taste to your preference. At this point, you can enjoy the Gudeg already.( Don't forget to discard the Galangal and the Indonesian Bay leaves before you server).

3. In you want to get thicker broth, let it simmer for another 4-5 hours on "Low". Occasionally stir  the mixture carefully.

4. Wait 5-10 minutes to cool off.

5. Serve it with steamed rice. Enjoy!

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