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Place of originIndonesia
Region or stateJava in Indonesia, also popular in Southeast Asia
Main ingredientsCassava, coconut, sugar
Gethuk lindri or sweet cassava snack from Java. The shape is different from other types of gethuk.

Gethuk is an Indonesian-Javanese dish made from cassava.[1] The cassava is peeled, boiled and mashed. Then it is mixed with grated coconut, sugar and small amounts of salt. Sugar can also be replaced with palm sugar to give it brownish color and more distinctive taste.

Other method to make gethuk is by grinding it with meat grinder and cut it into cubes. This kind of getuk also known as getuk lindri. While grinding butter, sugar, salt, and sometimes also milk powder, vanilla, and food coloring is added. Usually sold by seller that goes around the neighborhood in East Java.

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  1. ^ Kautsar, Vania Al. "Asal Usul Getuk Makanan Tradisional Jawa yang Melegenda". (in Indonesian). Retrieved 26 April 2023.