Savoury meat pancakes


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By Sri Owen

Published 1980

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This dish, I believe, originated in India. In towns all over Java, it is sold out of doors in open warungs or stalls in the main square —the alun-alun—and in street markets. It is the sort of substantial snack that everyone needs to sustain him during an evening’s stroll around town, and the warung that sells marta-bak is always crowded. Another attraction is to watch the vendor, usually a man, preparing the dough. He rolls it into a ball, slaps it on