Introducing Leker Crispy: A Delicious Indonesian Snack

Minggu, 12 Mei 2024 - 06:13 | 14.44k
The tempting mouthwatering look of leker. (Photo: Shutterstock.com//EndwiaSS/Fimela)
The tempting mouthwatering look of leker. (Photo: Shutterstock.com//EndwiaSS/Fimela)

TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTALeker crispy is a delightful Indonesian snack loved for its crispy texture and delicious taste. Originating from Indonesia, leker crispy has gained popularity not only in its home country but also among snack enthusiasts worldwide.

Leker crispy is a thin, crispy wafer-like snack made from a batter of flour, sugar, eggs, and coconut milk. Its texture is light and crunchy, with a slight sweetness that makes it irresistible. The batter is poured onto a hot griddle or flat pan, where it is spread thinly and cooked until golden brown and crispy.


When to Eat Leker Crispy?

Leker crispy is a versatile snack that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Here are a few occasions when leker crispy makes the perfect treat:

1. Snack Time

Leker crispy is an ideal snack to munch on between meals. Its crispy texture and sweet flavor provide a satisfying pick-me-up during the day.

2. Tea Time

Pairing leker crispy with a cup of tea or coffee is a delightful way to enjoy its crispy goodness. The combination of the warm beverage and the crunchy snack is a match made in heaven.

3. Dessert

Leker crispy can also be served as a dessert, either on its own or accompanied by toppings such as chocolate sauce, whipped cream, or ice cream. Its light sweetness adds a delightful touch to the end of a meal.

4. Special Occasions

Leker crispy is often made during festive occasions and celebrations in Indonesia, such as weddings, birthdays, and religious ceremonies. It is shared among family and friends as a symbol of joy and togetherness.

Recipe for Leker Crispy

Here's a simple recipe to make delicious leker crispy at home:

- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Cooking oil for greasing


1. Prepare the Batter
   - In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and salt.
   - In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and coconut milk together until well combined.
   - Gradually pour the egg mixture into the dry ingredients, whisking continuously until you have a smooth batter.

2. Cook the Leker Crispy
   - Heat a non-stick pan or griddle over medium heat and lightly grease it with cooking oil.
   - Pour a small ladleful of the batter onto the pan and quickly spread it out into a thin, even layer using the back of the ladle.
   - Cook the leker crispy for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
   - Remove from the pan and let it cool on a wire rack. Repeat with the remaining batter.

3. Serve and Enjoy
   - Once cooled, break the leker crispy into bite-sized pieces and serve.
   - Enjoy as is or with your favorite toppings.

You can customize the flavor of your leker crispy by adding ingredients such as chocolate chips, shredded cheese, or vanilla extract to the batter before cooking.

Leker crispy is a delightful Indonesian snack that satisfies cravings for something crispy and sweet. Whether enjoyed as a snack, dessert, or part of a special occasion, its light and crunchy texture is sure to please taste buds. Recreate the magic of leker crispy in your own kitchen with this recipe. (*)

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Editor : Khodijah Siti
Publisher : Sofyan Saqi Futaki


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