Javanese doughnut
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A plate of javanese doughnut
Alternative namesDonat jawa, gembus
Place of originIndonesia
Region or stateJava
Created byJavanese
Main ingredientsCassava

The javanese doughnut, also known in Indonesian as donat jawa (Javanese: donat jawa or gembus) is a traditional doughnut snack, typically savoury, made of cassava instead of potato or flour.[1] This doughnut is quite popular in Javanese cuisine in Java, especially in Central Java, Yogyakarta and East Java, Indonesia. It is usually served during Javanese occasion, such as wedding parties, wayang shows, ketoprak theater, and Ramadan.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Gambus atau Donat Jowo, Kudapan Khas Cilacap Teman Wajib Nonton TV dan Ngopi, Bikin Mandheg Pait". Tribun Jateng. March 8, 2020. Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Gembus Cilacap Alias Donat Jawa". 9 October 2015.