Recipe: Serundeng (seroendeng) - Crisp spiced coconut with peanuts

Serundeng is often spelled "seroendeng", which actually is the old Indonesian spelling. Serundeng is great as a nibble and also very delicious as a side dish to a rice or noodle dish.

Serves: 3
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Ready in: 15 minutes


  • ½ cup desiccated coconut, unsweetened
  • ½ teaspoon instant minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons dried onion flakes
  • ½ teaspoon dried coriander
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup roasted unsalted peanuts


  1. Using a dry frypan over medium-low heat toast the coconut, garlic and onion flakes, crushing the onion flakes.
  2. Toast until all are golden.
  3. Add coriander, cumin & salt, stir welland remove from heat, cool.
  4. Stir in the peanuts.

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