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Indonesian Cuisine – Mouth Watering Dishes

Submitted by Henry Lowis on December 5, 2009 – 2:03 pm Comments

One of the best things about Indonesia is culinary adventure. These numerous mouth watering dishes are available almost everywhere in the bigger cities of Indonesia, such as Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, etc.

  • Nasi Goreng

    Province: Throughout Indonesia
    Indonesian style fried rice

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  • Bika Ambon

    Province: North Sumatra
    Honeycomb cake made from rice flour, egg, palm sugar and coconut

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  • Sate Padang

    Province: West Sumatra
    Beef or lamb offal boiled in spicy broth then grilled

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  • Rendang Sapi

    Province: West Sumatra
    Beef stewed in coconut milk and spices

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  • Dendeng Batokok

    Province: West Sumatra
    Beef slices that are dried & fried

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  • Pempek Palembang

    Province: South Sumatra
    Fish cakes served in a dark, rich sauce called cuka (literally means vinegar)

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  • Soto Betawi

    Province: Jakarta
    Soupy dish served with tomato, boiled egg, boiled potato and melinjo cracker

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  • Gado Gado

    Province: Jakarta & West Java
    Indonesian salad with peanut sauce

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  • Lumpia Semarang

    Province: Cental Java
    Indonesian style spring roll

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  • Nasi Gudeg

    Province: Yogyakarta
    Young jackfruit cooked in a Javanese traditional way served with rice & other savory toppings

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  • Sate Madura

    Province: East Java
    Chicken satay with peanut sauce

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  • Kue Putu

    Province: Throughout Java
    Traditional cake made of rice flour with palm sugar filler

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  • Soto Banjar

    Province: South Kalimantan
    Soupy dish spiced with lemongrass and sour hot sambal, accompanied with potato cakes

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  • Bubur Manado (Tinotuan)

    Province: North Sulawesi
    Spicy veggie porridge for breakfast

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  • Coto Makassar

    Province: South Sulawesi
    Traditional beep soup

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  • Babi Guling

    Province: Bali
    Traditional roasted pork served with crackle, lemongrass and ginger sauce

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  • Don’t worry if you’re not going to be traveling to Indonesia soon and want to try the above dishes. Turisku.com is coming up with a recipe section soon! You are going to be able to try cooking all these dishes.

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