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lumpia semarang

Lumpia Semarang

Lumpia are pastries of Chinese origin similar to fried spring rolls popular in Southeast Asia. Loempia which is the old Indonesian spelling for lumpia and has also become the generic name for "spring roll" in Dutch and French. Lumpia Semarang is named after the capital city of Central Java in Indonesia, Semarang, where significant Chinese Indonesian settles. Originally made by Chinese immigrants, this lumpia is filled with bamboo shoots, dried shrimp, chicken, and/or prawn. It is served with a sweet chili sauce made from dried shrimp (optional), coconut sugar, chili peppers, ground white pepper, tapioca starch, water, and baby shallots. Lumpia Semarang is served either deep-fried.