A refreshing local salad featuring green papaya with pineapple, green apple, water spinach, cucumber and a sprinkling of ground peanuts for texture, tossed in a savoury dressing. You can also add in some Youtiao as an option.


  1. To make the sauce, mix caster sugar, lime juice, sambal tumis, salt, black brown prawn paste and tamarind juice together in a bowl.
  2. Once sauce is mixed, toss all the Rojak ingredients together in a large bowl with the sauce before serving and top with ground roasted peanuts.

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  • 6 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sambal tumis (fried chili paste)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons black prawn paste
  • 8 tablespoons tamarind juice



  • ½ a pineapple, peeled and sliced
  • ½ a green papaya, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 1 green apple, cored, sliced thinly and tossed in lime juice
  • 1 cup beansprouts, blanched and drained
  • 1 cup kangkong (water spinach), blanched and cut into 5cm lengths
  • 1 cucumber, seeds removed and cut into thin slices
  • 200 grams roasted peanuts, ground



  • 2 crispy Youtiao (Chinese fried dough), sliced