Anyway, making ketupat is not difficult, i could even figure out how to make it from the start till done by myself (i haven't done this for a long time). We just need a Janur (young coconut leaf).
Here are my Ketupat(s)...
Unfortunately, Ibu (mom) wasn't cooperative with me, she kept making ketupat so fast and i wasn't able to take pictures and show you the step-by-step on how to make ketupat. (is it necessary?)
Oh, ketupat is made from rice. The rice is wrapped in the woven coconut leaf pouch and boiled. As the rice cooks, the grains expand to fill the pouch and the rice becomes compressed. Ketupat is often served with opor ayam (chicken in coconut milk), or sometimes satay, or gado-gado. But for Lebaran, it is definitely served with opor ayam. :D
While Ibu was making ketupat (she took over my work, haha), i made some toys, also with janur. These are toys from childhood. Love it!
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