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Urap (Javanese Vegetables Salad with Spicy Coconut Dressing)

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 Madura – Madurese Prawn Sate. Indonesians say repeatedly for plurals. The …

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Sate Odheng Recipe (Madurese Prawn Saté)

Yay! I rejoined with the Masak Bareng Yuuk event after my last one which was using prawn too. This month’s theme is “Masakan Indonesia Berbahan Dasar UDANG” which means Indonesian Dish from Prawn/Shrimp. After being delayed for so long on making this recipe, I had a reason to make one. Original name of this recipe …

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Indonesian Chli Crab

Kepiting Saus Padang Recipe (Indonesian Chili Crab)

Kepiting Saus Padang is similar to Singaporean Chili Crab. In fact, kepiting saus padang is not sold at Padangese resturants, but it’s available at most seafood restaurants in the country, especially street food hawkers.  They also sell another variant of Saus Padang with clam or mussel. Padang seems familiar to you, doesn’t it? About a …

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Indonesian Squid Satay with Kecap Manis

Sate Cumi Kecap Recipe (Squid Saté with Sweet Soy Sauce)

(These pictures are also old stocks, so you will find 2008 as the year) This recipe is not the Indonesian’s classic sate variants. I myself like to use a word sate rather than satay. However, we can make sate with whatever you feel like, including tofu and tempe. Yupss make it vegetarian. Literally, sate means …

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Teach a Man to Fish: Pepes Ikan Woku (Manado Woku Spiced Fish Wrapped in Banana Leaves)

I just realized that there is the 3rd annual Teach a Man to Fish as the latest intake is October 31. Better to get hurry before I let it pass again since I missed the 2nd one. As a girl who grew up in the archipelago country, I used to have fresh ocean fish. My beloved …

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

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, draining and packing tightly into a rolled-up banana leaf. The leaf …

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

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 are sold in whole and paste. It’s similar to miso in …

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Bubur Pulut Hitam

Bubur Ketan Hitam Recipe (Black Glutinous Rice Pudding) and Indonesia Eats on Very Asia.com

In Indonesia, especially Java it’s known as Bubur Ketan Hitam.  In places with heavy Malay influences (such as Sumatra , Malaysia and Singapore) this is called Bubur Pulut Hitam.  Meanwhile in Bali (even though it’s still in Indoensia), it’s given a name Bubur Injin. Windy and cold weather is here now. I am not ready …

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