Glossary

I am working on completing the information and pictures through article.  Beside English, I used some other Southeast Asian languages term such as Filipino (Tagalog), Malay, Thai and Vietnamese

 

Bahasa Indonesia

Other Languages

Onion

Bawang Bombay

Onion/Yellow Onion

Bawang Merah

Shallot

Bawang Bombay Merah

Red Onion

Bawang Merah Goreng

Fried Shallot

Bawang Prei

Leek

Bawang Putih

Garlic

Daun Bawang

Green Onion /Scallion/Spring Onion

Bunga Kucai

Chinese Chives Flower/Chinese Leek Flower

Kucai

Chinese Chives/Chinese Leek

Tart or Sour Flavourings

Asam Kandis

Asam Gelugur

Asam Gelugor (Malay)

Asam Jawa

Tamarind

Asam Sunti

Dried Bilimbi

Belimbing Wuluh

Bilimbi

Jeruk Lemon

Lemon

Jeruk Kesturi/Jeruk Kasturi/Lemon Cui/Lemon Cina

Calamansi/Limau Kasturi (Malay)

Jeruk Purut

Kaffir Lime

Jeruk Nipis

Lime

Chilies and Peppers

Andaliman

 Batak Peppercorn

Cabe Jawa

Long Pepper

Cabe Merah

Red Chilli

Cabe Rawit

Bird Chilli

Lada Hitam/Merica Hitam

Black Pepper

Lada Putih/ Merica Putih

White Pepper

Lada Szechuan

Szechuan Pepper

Paprika

Paprika

Spices

Adas

Fennel / Jintan Manis (Malay)

Pala

Nutmeg / Buah Pala (Malay)

Bunga Pala

Mace

Bunga Lawang/Pekak

Star Anise

Cengkeh

Cloves

Laos/Lengkuas

Galangal

Jahe

Ginger

Jintan/Jinten

Cumin

Kapulaga

Cardamom

Kayu manis

Cinnamon stick

Kelabat

Fenugreek

Kemiri

Candlenut

Kencur

Kencur / Kaempferia Galanga/Sand Ginger/Cekur (Malay)/Pro Hom (Thai)

Ketumbar

Coriander

Kunyit/Kunir

Turmeric

Serai

Lemongrass

Temu Kunci/Kunci

Fingerroot /Kachai (Thai)/Krachai (Thai)

Leafy Spices

Daun Jeruk Purut

Kaffir Lime leaf

Daun Kari / Daun Salam Koja

Curry Leaf

Daun Ketumbar

Cilantro/Coriander Leaf

Daun Kunyit

Turmeric Leaf

Daun Mangkokan/Daun Tapakliman

Daun Pandan

Pandan Leaf /Screwpine Leaf

Daun Pisang

Banana Leaf

Daun Salam

Indonesian Bay Leaf

Daun Tebal

Cuban Oregano

Beans and Nuts

Kacang Hijau

Mung Bean

Kacang Kedelai

Soy Bean

Kacang Kenari

Java Almond

Kacang Tanah

Peanut

Kacang Mede

Cashew Nut

Kacang Merah

Red Kidney Bean

Wijen

Sesame Seed

Miscellaneous (Paste, Sauce, dll)

Cuka

Vinegar

Cuka Aren

Nypa Palm Vinegar

Cuka Lahang/Cuka Tebu

Canesugar Vinegar

Garam

Salt

Gula

Sugar

Gula Aren

Palm Sugar

Gula Caster

Superfine Sugar/ Castor Sugar

Gula Jawa/Gula Merah

Coconut Sugar

Tong Cay

Chinese Preserved Chopped Cabbage

Kecap Asin

Soy Sauce

Kecap Asin Kental

Dark Soy Sauce

Kecap Ikan

Fish Sauce / Nam Pla (Thai) / Nuoc Mac (Vietnamese) / Patis (Tagalog)

Kecap Inggris

Worcestershire Sauce

Kecap Manis

Sweet Soy Sauce/Kicap Manis (Malay)/Ketjap Manis (Dutch)

Ngo Hiang

Chinese Five-Spices

Saus Hoisin

Hoisin Sauce

Saus Tiram

Oyster Sauce

Saus Tomat

Ketchup

Pasta Tomat

Tomato Paste

Tauco

Salted Fermented Soy Beans

Tausi

Black Bean Sauce

Terasi

Dried Shrimp Paste/Belacan (Malay)/Bagoong Alamang (Tagalog)

Petis Ikan

Fish Paste

Petis Udang

Dark Shrimp Paste

About the Author

An Indonesian born who lives on the Prairie land of Canada. Indonesia Eats is a memoir of her homeland.