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Javanese Stuffed Taro Leaves

Buntil Daun Talas Recipe (Javanese Stuffed Taro Leaves)

Buntil is a family of stuffed vegetable dishes in Indonesian cuisine and is known as a Javanese dish. Traditionally this buntil uses cassava, papaya or taro leaves. All those leaves are edible and most often are made for salad, stir fry, and curry base dishes in Indonesian cooking. Any strong and hearty greens will do …

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Gandasturi Recipe (Indonesian Breaded Sweet Mung Bean)

Gandasturi is one of traditional kue in Indonesia (kue is term for Indonesian cakes or pastries or sweet snack).  As other Southeast Asian sweet snacks, gandasturi isn’t that sweet compare to the North American ones.  It’s a perfect pair with a cup of jasmine tea. When I posted a photo of Gandasturi on Indonesia Eats …

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Jadah Manten (Javanese Glutinous Rice Roll Wrapped in Omelet)

This Jadah Manten – Javanese Glutinous Rice Roll Wrapped in Omelet was shared by Tika of Cemplang Cemplung.  My third Indonesian food bloggers that I approached to be my guest blog post.  I just wanted to  you all realize that there are many talented Indonesian food bloggers.  Yes there are few that use English for the blog. …

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Shallot Garlic Sambal

Sambal Bawang Recipe (Shallot and Garlic Sambal)

This sambal bawang is a continuing post from my previous one, nasi udang (shrimp rice). Don’t be surprised on how much chilies that I used. I used a recipe from Tabloid Nova but I have alternated the recipe by adding ground dried shrimp instead of adding chicken bullion which usually contains MSG. The original recipe …

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Keripik Bayam (Indonesian Amaranth Greens Crackers)

Amaranth Greens Crackers are something that addictive to snack on.  Yunita Rahmasari or known as Tata of Bonita’s Cooking & Bento Wonderland will present a recipe on how to make Keripik Bayam (Indonesian Amaranth Greens Crackers.  She is a talented bentoist who share the same passion with me, Indonesian cooking. She is a full time university …

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Kering Kentang Recipe (Indonesian Dried Potatoes)

In Indonesia, potatoes are eaten for a side dish as vegetables and not a main carbohydrate source. We can eat potatoes with rice. This time I made my old time favourite, kering kentang or dried potatoes. Kering kentang is often served to ccompany nasi kuning (Indonesian yellow rice). To make faster kering kentang, I used …

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Lontong Kikil Recipe (Surabaya Beef Tendon Soup with Rice Cakes)

Kikil is a popular street food in East Java especially Surabaya and surrounding areas.  My late dad loved beef tendon dish such as Gulai Tunjang (Beef Tendon Curry, a West Sumatran dish) and this lontong kikil.  When I still lived in Indonesia, lontong kikil was not my favourite at all.  I would still eat it …

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