Martabak Recipe: Indulge in a Delicious Indonesian Stuffed Pancake

Dish recipes: Martabak
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Martabak is a popular Indonesian street food delicacy loved for its crispy exterior and flavorful fillings. This savory or sweet stuffed pancake is a delightful treat enjoyed across Indonesia and beyond. Whether you prefer the savory Martabak Telur filled with eggs and minced meat, or the sweet Martabak Manis filled with chocolate, cheese, or condensed milk, there's a Martabak variation for every palate.


For Dough:

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon yeast

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup warm water

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

For Savory Filling (Martabak Telur):

4 eggs

1/2 lb ground beef or chicken

1 onion, finely chopped

2 green chilies, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

Salt and pepper to taste

Oil for frying

For Sweet Filling (Martabak Manis):

Chocolate sprinkles

Grated cheese

Condensed milk



In a mixing bowl, combine flour, yeast, sugar, and salt. Gradually add warm water and knead until a smooth dough forms. Cover and let it rest for 1 hour. Meanwhile, prepare the fillings. For Martabak Telur, scramble the eggs and cook with ground beef or chicken, onion, green chilies, garlic, salt, and pepper until fully cooked. Set aside. For Martabak Manis, prepare bowls of chocolate sprinkles, grated cheese, condensed milk, and butter for filling. Divide the dough into equal portions and roll out each portion into a thin circle. Place the savory or sweet filling on one half of the dough circle, then fold the other half over to enclose the filling. Heat a skillet or griddle over medium heat and brush with oil. Cook the Martabak until golden brown and crispy on both sides. Remove from the skillet and cut into slices. Serve hot.


Serve Martabak hot with a side of spicy sambal sauce for the savory version or a drizzle of condensed milk for the sweet version. Enjoy this delicious Indonesian street food as a snack or indulgent treat.

Martabak is a versatile and mouthwatering dish that captures the essence of Indonesian cuisine. Whether enjoyed savory or sweet, Martabak offers a delightful culinary experience that's sure to satisfy cravings and tantalize taste buds.