Tahu Petis Hot Azza Mergan, Best Way to Enjoy Your Tofu
TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Tahu petis or fried tofu served with shrimp paste sauce with a little addition of ground peanut in the sauce has become one favorite dishes for local community of Malang. Commonly this dish is served cold, but Tahu Petis Hot Azza Mergan served their tofu right from the wok.
Located at Jalan I.R. Rais Mergan Malang, this tofu could be find on the right side right before Mergan conventional market. It served on wheels, with tons of only tofu on top of the back of a pick up. They even deep fry the tofu on the spot to keep it warm before it's served to the customers.
Imama, the owner said that he started the business 6 years ago. Before, he joined his family to run the same business with the same name in Batu central park or Alun-alun Batu. His wheels could be said as the 4th outlet for tahu petis Hot Azza.
"At first, I only use smaller wok which could only take around 50 tofu in one. But now I have used a bigger wok which could take 160 tofu at once. I need it especially during special occasion like New Year," Imam said.
The bigger wok he used shows that he has managed to gain the local's attention with his food. Though it's only fried tofu, this dish has such comfort taste after sprinkled with cooking salt and combined with the special shrimp paste sauce and ground peanut.
In a day, Imam could spend more than 1000 pieces of fried tofu for his customers. A set of tahu petis with 12 pieces of tofu in it will cost you only IDR 1o K, less than $ 1. Tahu Petis Hot Azza Mergan opens daily from 15.00 to 22.00 daily. (*)
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|Publisher||: Sholihin Nur|