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Kecap Manis (Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce)

No more running to the store in search of the Indonesian Sweet soy sauce - Kecap Manis. You can easily make it at home with just 2 ingredients.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 250 grams


  • 300 grams Grated Jaggery
  • 200 grams Soy sauce


  • Take a sauce pan. Add grated jaggery
  • Add soy sauce
  • Mix well and cook on medium-low heat
  • When it comes to a rolling boil, reduce heat
  • Once it reaches a syrupy consistency, switch off heat and let cool.
  • The sauce will become more thicker, once it is cooled.
  • Transfer to an airtight container and store in a cool, dark place.