Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Onde-onde is a kind of pastry snacks are popular in Indonesia. This cake is so famous in the area known as the city of Mojokerto dumplings since the time of Majapahit. Dumplings can be found in traditional markets and sold on street vendors. Dumplings are also popular, especially in Chinatown in both Indonesia and abroad.
Dumplings made of glutinous rice flour or fried or boiled and the surface was sprinkled / mixed with sesame seeds. There are various variations, the best known are dumplings made of glutinous rice flour and green bean paste filled therein. Another variation is only made from wheat flour on its surface and are colored like white, red, or green, known as wheat dumplings, dumplings, which is typical of the town of Mojokerto.
History can be traced dumplings in China during the Tang dynasty era, where food is becoming the official cake "Changan" (now Xian) called "ludeui" (碌 堆). This food is then brought by the settlers there into southern China, and then spreads to areas east and southeast Asia.