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Lalapan Sunda (Sundanese Salad)

Learn how to prepare lalapan Sunda (Sundanese salad), Indonesian most popular vegetable platters that can be served cooked or raw with a side of sambal terasi and perfect with fried chicken.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indonesian
Author: Linda Kurniadi


  • 8-10 cabbage leaves
  • 1 large red tomato quartered
  • 1 cucumber sliced, eaten raw
  • 1 chayote
  • Long beans trim the edges, and cut into
  • Lemon basil
  • Any greens that appear in a salad


  • Chayote: cut it half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds, then cut into bite-size.

How to prepare raw vegetables:

  • Wash all the vegetables to be served raw and cut into bite-size portions.

How to lightly blanched/boiled/steamed vegetables:

  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Blanch/boil the vegetables just until wilted. Drain well. Or use a steamer to steam all the vegetables.