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An onion Jemput-jemput.
Alternative namesCekodok, or Cucur
Place of originMaritime Southeast Asia
Region or stateSoutheast Asia
Associated national cuisineSingapore, Malaysia, Brunei
Created byMalay
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsFlour (Alternative ingredients for flavours: banana, anchovies, prawns, onion or maize)

Jemput-jemput (also called cekodok, cokodok or cucur) is a traditional Malays fritter snack from Southeast Asia, notably popular in Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore that is made from flour and then fried.[1] It is usually round in shape and tends to vary in size. There are many varieties of this snack, some using banana,[2] anchovies or prawns, onion or maize.


  1. ^ "No ill-effects for boy whose diet has no rice". New Straits Times. 8 January 1991. Retrieved 3 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Local bananas: A cheat sheet on the common banana types sold here". The Straits Times. 15 April 2014. Retrieved 3 October 2016.