Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Tempe Mendoan (Fried Tempeh with Batter and Chives)


This food can be eaten as snack or with rice. It's good to eat while hot. When it's become cold, do not re-fry. Just put it in the oven for 3 minutes

  • 1 Tablespoon ground coriander
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • Sprinkle of sea salt
  • 1/3 cup rice flour
  • 1/3 cup spelt flour [or BTD compliant flour]
  • 1/3 cup chives, chopped (dry will work)
  • 1 package tempeh, any flavor
How to make it:
  1. Ground coriander, sea salt, and garlic to form a paste.
  2. Mix the paste with water.
  3. Add the flours, and enough water to make a batter.
  4. Add chives.
  5. Slice tempeh thinly.
  6. Preheat oil in a wok or deep frying pan (this needs quite a lot of oil).
  7. Wait until the oil is hot enough.
  8. Dip sliced tempeh into the batter and fry for 5 - 10 minutes.
  9. Do not let the batter turn brown or become dry.
  10. Drain the fried tempeh and eat while hot.
  11. Best eaten with sweet soy sauce and jalapeno slices sauce and hot rice.