Fruit Rojak


Fruit Rojak

Malaysian exotic fruit salad. Can be served as a snack or appetizer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Others
Servings 4 people


  • 1 no Pineapple cup cut into cubes
  • 1 cup Green Mango/semi ripe mango peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup Jicama/Sengkuang/Chinese nashi pears diced
  • 1 cup Cucumber diced
  • 1 cup Green apple diced
  • 1 cup Papaya peeled and diced

Sauce ingredients:

  • 1 cube Anchovies stock dissolve with a bit of water, optional
  • 1 tap Roasted shrimp paste this is salty so adjust to your taste
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Thick soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar/brown sugar
  • 250 g Palm sugar/gula melaka
  • 2 nos Red chilies
  • 2 tbsp Tamarind juice
  • 2 tbsp Calamansi or normal lime juice
  • 1/2 cup Roasted groundnuts ground to a paste
  • 1 1/4 cups Fried plain flour Maida
  • 1 tbsp Sesame seeds roasted, Ellu
  • Salt as reqd


  • Pound red chilies and roasted shrimp paste. Keep this aside.
  • In low heat, mix 1 cup water with palm sugar.
  • Cook until palm sugar melts.
  • Add sugar/brown sugar. Once the syrup thickens slightly, turn off fire.
  • Slowly add palm sugar syrup into the fried plain flour. Stir quickly until the syrup is mixed well with the flour. Sieve the mixture.
  • Add soy sauce, pounded chilly and shrimp paste, ground peanuts, tamarind juice, lime juice, anchovies mixture and required salt. Give a good stir and finally add sesame seeds. Stir again.
  • Before serving, take a bowl, add cut fruits and vegetables, add the sauce and give it a stir so that the sauce is well combined with all the ingredients. Garnish with a generous amount of coarsely pounded peanuts or roasted groundnuts. Chill before serving.
  • Note: 1)If the rojak turns out to be salty add more palm sugar and toss.
  • Ready made sauce rojak is available in the market.
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