Allow tofu to drain. Cut into 1½ in x ¾ in x ½ in pieces. Pan fry with 1 tablespoon oil for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until golden brown. You can also deep fry tofu pieces, if preferred.
Scald bean sprouts in simmering (not boiling) water for 10 seconds. Drain.
Boil eggs for 10 to 12 minutes. Peel and cut into ¼ inch slices.
Spiced Sweet Potato Dressing
Peel and cube sweet potato. Place in a small saucepan with 1½ cups (360ml) water and boil over medium heat for about 7 minutes until tender. Do not drain. Transfer to blender cup.
Add shallots, garlic, ginger, red chilies, dried chilies, and roasted peanuts to the blender cup. Blend until smooth. Transfer blended ingredients to a medium saucepan.
Rinse asam jawa and place in a small bowl. Add hot water and mash with a spoon to dissolve some of the pulp. Strain the asam jawa juice into the sauce pan.
Add sugar and salt. Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat. Lower heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Turn off stove.
Combine all crispy fritters ingredients in a medium mixing cup. Stir until you get a smooth batter.
Heat sufficient vegetable oil in a wok or deep fry pan over medium heat. Gently scoop about 2 tablespoons of batter for each fritter into the hot oil. Fry for about 5 to 6 minutes or 2½ to 3 minutes on each side until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels.
Soft Squid Fritters
Combine all-purpose flour, rice flour, salt, and water in a medium mixing cup. Stir until smooth. Stir in ground turmeric.
Place squid, carrot, shallots, and green onions in a medium bowl. Pour batter into the bowl and stir to get everything well mixed.
Gently scoop about 2 tablespoons of batter for each fritter into the hot oil (from frying the crispy fritters). Fry for about 5 to 6 minutes or 2½ to 3 minutes on each side until golden brown. Remove and drain on paper towels.
For each individual serving, place 2 pieces of pan fried firm tofu, 2 to 3 slices of hard boiled eggs, some blanched bean sprouts, and some julienned jicama and cucumber on a plate.
Also break up a crispy fritter and add a cubed soft squid fritter to the plate.
Drizzle some spiced sweet potato dressing over the top and serve immediately.