Rose’s Kitchen

Mee Rebus Jawa

Mee Rebus Jawa


1 kg yellow noodles (scalded)

500 g beansprout (scalded)


sliced green chillies

6 hard boiled eggs

4 pieces fried beancurd

fried sliced shallots

chopped spring onions and celery

Ingredients for gravy:

1 cup fermented bean paste (washed and drained)

1 cup dried shrimps (geragau)

1 cup peanuts

6 buah keras

1 piece blachan (toasted and pounded)

1 cup water

4 tbsp flour

1/2 cup cooking oil

Ingredients to ground:

1 inch ginger

1 inch blue ginger (lengkuas)

5 cloves garlic

2 stalks lemon grass (serai)

30 shallots

20 dried red chillies

Method for gravy:

1) Fry peanuts and buah keras in a little oil and blend together with fermented bean paste, dried shrimps and blachan.

2) Heat 1/2 cup cooking oil and fry grounded ingredients until aromatic and well cooked.

3) Add in blended ingredients from (1) and fry for a few minutes more.

4) Add in 80 oz water or stock and let it boil.

5) Thicken stock with 1 cup water mixed with 4 tbsp flour and stir until gravy is thick (dilute according to thickness).

6) Add salt and sugar to taste.

To serve:

Mix scalded noodles with some beansprouts and pour some gravy over it.  Garnish with egg slices, sliced green chillies, a cut lime, some taupok and fried shallots.  Add a dash of black soya sauce.


November 25, 2006 - Posted by | Rice and Noodles


  1. Hi Rose, It makes my saliva drooling seeing your mee rebus. Let us know when you are cooking next time.

    Comment by gsc | September 8, 2007 | Reply

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  3. Heyo, keep up with all your good work! Youre really brave:D

    Comment by Alan | September 3, 2009 | Reply

  4. Hi! Rose how are u today, please send me recipe for clay pot rice and yam cake, not sure what they call it, eat it with chilly sauce. Thanks. Take care and may God Bless You. Cheers!

    Comment by Maziah | September 17, 2010 | Reply

  5. i will certainly try your version of mee jawa….i tried two recipes but they didn’t meet my taste….will info you after i do …thanks….chance upon you through The Kitchen Tigres

    Comment by Genevieve | September 28, 2011 | Reply

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