Vegetables Archive

  • Bunga Turi

    Bunga Turi (Sesbania grandiflora)

    FollowShare I call this bunga turi (in Javanese: kembang turi); literally translated bunga or kembang means flower and turi is the tree name for Sesbania grandiflora in Indonesian. Although I had bunga turi for the first time when I was a kid, I noticed some […]

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  • Fried Bihun ala Old Jakarta Kota Station

    Fried Bihun ala Old Jakarta Kota Station

    FollowShare Bihun or rice vermicelli often uses in Indonesian recipes. Wiffy’s post, fried bee hoon has reminded me of this old time snack. It was the time whenever my destination was Jakarta Kota aka Beos, an old area of Jakarta with heavy inhibited by Chinese […]

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  • Tahu Isi 1

    Fried Stuffed Tofu Recipe (Tahu Isi)

    FollowShare These Deep Fried Stuffed Tofus have some different names in Indonesia beside Tahu Isi such as Tahu Berontak, Gehu, Tahu Bunting, Tahu Susur, Tahu Sumpel. Since I grew up in East Java, I know the name of this dish is Tahu Berontak. Literally, Tahu […]

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  • Anyang

    Anyang Pakis – North Sumatran Fiddleheads with Spicy Grated Coconut

    FollowShare Fiddleheads remind me of my family old time favourite food, Gulai Pakis. Gulai is an Indonesian curry base. When I was a kid, I gave these greens special name “sayur belalai gajah”. Sayur means vegetable, belalai means trunk and gajah means elephant. So, literally […]

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  • Indonesian Oxtail Soup

    Sop Buntut (Indonesian Oxtail Soup)

    FollowShare Sop or Sup is Indonesian word for Soup. Oxtail soup is one of my favourite soup. I sometimes created the oxtail soup into grilled oxtail soup. Fried oxtail soup is also another style of this one. However, I am trying not to have it, […]

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  • Lumpia Semarang 2

    Lumpia Semarang Recipe (Semarang Style Springroll)

    FollowShare Lumpia Semarang is known as a street hawker food in Indonesia that you can get everywhere and cheap in the country. Also it was one of my favourite street foods. It is served with brown sauce and cucumber shallot pickle. This recipe was modified […]

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  • Urap

    Urap (Javanese Vegetables Salad with Spicy Coconut Dressing)

    FollowShare Urap or urap-urap or urab is very common salad to be served with nasi campur (mix rice) or nasi kuning (yellow rice).  Also it is perfect for accompanying grilled or fried meats, seafood, fish, tofu or tempe.   I myself served urap-urap with Sate Odheng […]

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  • Lontong Sayur Pepaya Muda

    Lontong Sayur Pepaya Muda Recipe (Indonesian Green Pepaya in Spiced Coconut Milk with Rice Cake)

    FollowShare I finally posted a recipe of Lontong Sayur Pepaya Muda Udang or Green Pepaya and Shrimp in Spiced Coconut Milk with Rice Cakes as the last series of Eid ul Fitr dishes 2009. Traditionally, lontong is made by partly cooking or soaking raw rice, […]

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  • Tumis Pare Tauco

    Stir Fry Bittermelon and Anchovies with Tauco Recipe (Tumis Pare Teri Bumbu Tauco)

    FollowShare Tauco are salted fermented soybeans and pronounced tow chow. They were brought to Indonesia by Chinese immigrants. It has cooperated with Indonesian culinary for centuries. Each regions of Indonesia have different type of tauco. It can be combined with fish, chicken, vegetable, tofu etc.Tauco […]

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  • Gulai Paku

    Gulai Paku (Pakis) – Minang Fiddleheads Curry

    FollowShare Edible fiddleheads are only available during late May to early June in Manitoba, Canada. It means I only eat once a year since I moved to this country. Since my father was a part of Sumatrans, our family used to have edible fidleheads for […]

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