Once time ago in at old village lived a family consisting of father, mother and a beautiful teenage girl named Bawang putih. They are a happy family. Although their father work as a traders only normal, but they are harmonious and peaceful living. But one day the mother of Bawang Putih got sick and eventually died. The familiy very similarly in his father's sorrow.
Live in the village is also a widow who has a child named Bawang Merah. Since the Bawang Putih mother's died She often went to the her house. She often brings food for Bawang Putih and her father. Bawang Putih father eventually think that it may be best if he just married the mother Bawang merah and Bawang putih not so lonely anymore.
With consideration of Bawang Putih, then the father married with Bawang Merah mothers. Initially Bawang Merah and her mother were very good to their family. However, long run nature of the original seems they started. They often bristle Bawang Putih and gave her a job if the father are going to trade. She must do all homework, while the Bawang Putih and his mother sit only.
One day their father was sick and then died. Since that time her mother and her sister Bawang Merah more powerful and haphazardly against Bawang putih. She almost never rest and She should wake up before dawn, to prepare the water bath and breakfast for the family. Then she had to feed the livestock, the garden hose and wash the clothes to a river. But She still must tidy house, and many other jobs. But Bawang Putih always happy to work with, because she hopes one day her stepmother will love her as such as her own child.
This morning as usual to bring Bawang Putih basket containing the clothes in the river to wash it. She sang with the small paths in the forest edge of a small regular way. Today the weather was very bright, She immediately wash all the dirty clothes brought. Bawang Putih is not aware that one of the clothes have been brought out flow the river. Unfortunately the shirt is a shirt out her step mother. When the thing is, clothes her step mother was too far away. She try the river to search for it, but did not succeed to find it. With desperate she return to her home and told her mother.
"Your idiot!" say her step mother. "I did not want to know, the main thing you need to find the clothes! And do not dare going home if you have not found it. Understanding? "
Bawang Putih then forced to obey the wishes her step mother. She immediately place the river washed earlier. The sun has begun to escalate, but she haven't find clothes for his mother. Se installed her eyes, thoroughly all to the root of the river, who knows clothes get caught in there. After a long trip and the sun is slanting to the west, she saw a old man with her buffalo taking a bath. Bawang putih then ask: "O my good uncle, Are you see if the red shirt who wander through here? Because I have to find and bring home. "" Yes I see the clothes but it flow to the river catch it, are you the owner? "said the uncle.
"Ok uncle, thank you!" She say and immediately ran back through. Day has begun dark, She have started despair. Soon night will arrive, and sudenly she saw from a distance appear to light the lamp that came from a hut in the river bank. She immediately about the house,
"Excuse me ...!" Said Bawang putih. An old woman opened the door.
"Who are you girl?" Say a grandmother.
"I Bawang putih mom. Earlier I am looking for a dress that my mother away. And now benighted. Can I stay here tonight? "She ask.
"Ofcourse Allow dear. Are you looking for a shirt red? "A grandmother.
"Yes. Earlier clothes that get caught in front of the house. Unfortunately, when I dress like that, "said the grandmother. "Okay I will return it, but you must first sleep here for a week. I do not have long conversation with anyone, how? " say grandmother. Bawang Putih white thinking. It seems lonely grandmother and she also felt compassion. "Okay grandma, I will accompany a grandmother for a week, the grandmother is not bored with it," said Bawang Putih smile.
Bawang white for a week to stay with the grandmother. every day she help clean and working grandmother's house. Of course, the grandmother felt happy. Until eventually even have a week, a grandmother also called her.
"Dear Bawng Putih, you have a week to stay here. And I am happy because you're a studious child and kind. According to my promised you can bring your mother home shirt. And one more, you can choose one of two this pumpkin as a gift! "Said the grandmother.
Initially Bawang Putih was reject were given a gift, but still force. Bawang putih finally choose the most small pumpkin. "I'm not afraid to bring a big strong," he said. Grandmother was smiling and deliver Bawang white house to the front.
At home, Bawang Puith tell her stepmother owned a red shirt while she went to the kitchen to chop pumpkin. Their suprise when it split, there appeared to contain a gold jewel is very large. She cried cause she have a wonderful things to this her stepmother and Bawang Merah. But with a greedy seize gold and jewel is. They force they Bawang Putih how she can get these gifts. Bawang Putih is also told with honest.
Hear the story of Bawang Putih, Bawang Merah and her mother plan to do the same thing but this time she will do. In short she came in the house until the old geezer in the river's edge. Such as Bawang Putih, she is also requested to acompanied for a week. But she daoing nothing in grandmother house only sit and sleepy for a week. Even if there is then the result is never good because it always works with the origin-derived. Finally after a week a grandmother is to allow the onion away. "The grandmother should be given as gifts because accompanied for a week?" A red onion. Grandmother had told the onion choose one of two pumpkin offered. Quickly take the red onion and a large pumpkin without thanked her swing away.
In a home Bawang Merah immediately to meet her mother and happy with the show that brought pumpkin. And their told Bawang Putih to go to the rivers. Then with the patient, they do not split the pumpkin. But gold was not the jewel that is out of the pumpkin, but animals such as venomous snakes, scorpions, and others. Animals that directly attack and onion until his mother died. That is the reward for people who are greedy.