Krupuk vs Kroepoek - What's the difference?

krupuk | kroepoek | Alternative forms |

Krupuk is an alternative form of kroepoek.


As nouns the difference between krupuk and kroepoek

is that krupuk is prawn crackers while kroepoek is indonesian shrimp crackers, made of tapioca flour, salt, ground shrimps and various spices.

krupuk

English

(wikipedia krupuk)

Noun

(-)
  • prawn crackers
  • kroepoek

    Alternative forms

    * (Malaysia ) keropok * kerupuk * krupuk

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • Indonesian shrimp crackers, made of tapioca flour, salt, ground shrimps and various spices.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1971 , author=E. M. Beekman , title=Lame duck , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=112 , passage=Dipped in seething oil, kroepoek cockles like burning pink paper.}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1988 , author=Johanna Bates , title=Let's Go Dutch , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=111 , passage=They are very hard and flat and, to put it plainly, uninteresting looking until they are deep-fried. Kroepoek is a traditional part of a rice table.}}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=2008 , author=Sarah Ainley , title=Around the world in 450 recipes , chapter= citation , isbn= , page=116 , passage=In Indonesia one can find a wide range of kroepoek (the 'oe' spelling betrays the Dutch influence).}}

    Synonyms

    * prawn cracker * shrimp cracker