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Indonesoan Goat Curry

Gulai Kambing (Indonesian Goat Curry)

Slowly but sure, I will post the recipe of Eid ul-Fitr. You can tell by the ingredients, this Gulai Kambing or Goat Curry was influenced by Indian culinary. I enjoyed the Gulai Kambing with lontong (Indonesian rice cake) or nasi (warmed steamed rice). This recipe is quite popular among Natural Cooking Club (NCC) members and …

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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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Pepes Ikan Kembung (Indonesian Mackerel en Papillote)

Cooking in parchment paper, en papillote in French or al Cartoccio in Italian. It’s a perfect technique for delicate fish filets. This method in which we seal the food in a pouch and bake. The food essentially steams in the oven in its own juices. The method is also incredibly easy and has the added …

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Ayam Bakar Bumbu Rujak: BBQ Chicken with Chili Coconut Gravy

Ayam Bumbu Rujak was a staple BBQ or grilled chicken dish that was often made at my parents’ household back then.  The decision to recreate this dish was for the food photo’s purpose of Indonesian Food Festival 2009 which was hosted by Indonesian Student Group of Winnipeg (ISGWPG). This event took a place at Bell …

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Fish Asam Padeh (Minang-Style Hot and Sour Fish)

Disclaimer: Asam padeh tongkol comes with medium amount of reddish mixture liquid. Don’t do what I have done, mine was too dry. I left the kitchen and almost forgot with my cooking. 🙂 A whole of skipjack tuna (Indonesian: ikan tongkol) had been sitting in the fridge for a day. First time, before thawing it, …

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Lontong Sayur Recipe (Indonesian Cooked Vegetables in Coconut Milk with Rice Cake)

Lontong sayur was one of the breakfast routine dishes when I lived in Bogor. A kind of breakfast that we can get from street food vendors with less price where you can add a protein choice such as boiled egg, beef or chicken. Due to the geographic area where I live now, it is impossible …

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