Indonesia is a country in Asia that has many characteristics, ranging from language, culture and tourism. Traveling to regions in Indonesia, in addition to enjoying the natural beauty, we can also enjoy Indonesian culinary diversity.
Typical foods we encounter in Indonesia include.
Who can resist the delights of Satay. Usually this food is served in two variants, Sate Padang and Sate Madura. Meat-based culinary, chicken or mutton, traditionally baked with charcoal. Served with delicious peanut sauce adds to the taste.
Fried rice is found in many regions in Indonesia. Usually topped with eggs and chicken. Sweet taste from the addition of soy sauce ingredients, also fresh from pickles adds to the pleasure of eating this fried rice.
Jogjakarta specialty cuisine, processed food from young jackfruit cooked with palm sugar and coconut milk. This sweet and spicy taste is always crowded by local and foreign tourists.
Some regions in Indonesia have their own soto. The taste and the nature are different from each region. One of them is soto betawi which has coconut milk, soto noodle bogor with clear broth, soto lamongan and others.
Oxtail Soup (Sop Buntut)
The food is made from cow’s tail pieces through a very long process so that the taste becomes very delicious and popular. First of all, the cow’s tail is seasoned with spices and then freshly baked into the beef broth. Usually, oxtail soup will be served with sliced carrots, potatoes, celery leeks, tomatoes and not forget the fried onions.
Food consisting of vegetables stew and given peanut spices. If we are abroad, we can find salads, different from the typical Indonesian Gado-gado made from native Indonesian herbs and spices.
Almost the same as gado-gado, pecel is a vegetable that is boiled and given peanut flavor, usually there is the smell of orange leaves on the peanut sauce. Pecel is a typical food of East Java.
When talking about nasi padang, of course many favorite menus are tempting, but the most sought-after is the rendang. Processed food made from beef that is cut into thin pieces, then cooked with a special spice, called rendang seasoning. Processed Padang dishes tend to be more spicy.
This Balinese food is famous for its spicy taste, but still delicious to enjoy. It’s incomplete if you visit Bali or Lombok if you haven’t enjoyed this Balinese cuisine.
There are still many other Indonesian cuisines, from Sabang to Merauke. Indonesia has a culinary diversity that must be tried.