Chempedak is a species of tree and its fruit in the family Moraceae.It is native to southeast Asia, occurring from West Malaysia east to West Irian on the island of New Guinea.The green skin is thin and leathery, patterned with hexagons that are either flat or raised protuberances like jackfruit skin. The fruit is very popular in its native area, and is becoming so in Queensland. Fritters made by dipping arils in batter and frying in oil are sold in the streets of Malaysia.