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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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Gule Kambing Kacang Hijau (Goat Mung Bean Curry) Recipe

March 23, 2010 Update: This post was featured on March 23 FoodBuzz Top 9Gule is sometimes pronounced differently as gulai. In Indonesia, curry based foods can be named gule/gulai or kare/kari, depend on the area. This time, I chose making the Surabaya style, Gule Kambing Kacang Hijau (Goat Mung Bean Curry). There is an area …

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Bubur Kacang Ijo

Bubur Kacang Hijau (Indonesian Sweet Mung Bean Porridge) Recipe

Bubur kacang hijau (boo-boor kah-chunk hee-jaa-oo) is not a savoury poridge; it’s a sweet dessert.  Bubur or porridge can be a sweet or savoury dish in Indonesia.  I have known other kind of bubur kacang hijau that has more complex ingredients to company with such as black and white glutinous rices and a slice of …

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Manado Red Kidney Bean and Cocoa with Shaved Ice

Es Brenebon Recipe (Manado Red Kidney Bean and Chocolate with Shaved Ice)

In the west part of Indonesia, Es Campur (Mixed Shaved Ice) is a popular shaved ice dessert while the Manadonese has es brenebon (red kidney bean and cocoa with shaved ice). Moreover, the Malaysian has ais kacang; Singaporean with Air Batu Campur (ABC) and Filipino has halo-halo.  Don’t we love shaved ice so much. The …

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Spicy Bittermelon and Anchovy with Tauco

Spicy Bittermelon and Anchovy with Tauco: Tumis Pare Teri Bumbu Tauco

  Bittermelon, Anchovy, Tauco!  Those are  3 great combination for a vegetable dish.  My relationship with bittermelon was starting when I lived my own in Bogor, the southern suburban Jakarta where Sundanese predominant and love to eat vegetables esp. in the raw form.   These tiny anchovies or we call it “Teri Medan” and Tauco …

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