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Gule Kuta-Kuta Recipe (Gulai Ayam Karo, Chicken Curry Karo Style)

What makes Gulai Ayam Karo (or Gule Kuta-Kuta in Karo’s dialect) different than other gule/gulai in Indonesia? Torch ginger flower (bunga kecombrang) and the fruit (asam cekala) have created the distinction. Most gule or gulai recipes that I’ve known need to stir-fry the wet spices paste before adding other ingredients. However, this gule doesn’t need …

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Indonesian Grilled Lamb Chops with Yellow Spices Recipe

This Indonesian Yellow Spiced Grilled Lamb Chop was posted before in my blog in 2007. However, I took down that the recipe and renewed the pic. The recipe was originally adapted from mbak Estherlita’s Sate Kambing Bumbu Gule (Goat Saté with Gule Spiced). I specifically write gule not gulai which I am intended to say …

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Gulai Daun Ubi Tumbuk Recipe (Mandailing Crushed Cassava Leaves Curry)

Gulai Bulung Gadung Na i Duda or known as Gulai Daun Ubi Tumbuk in bahasa Indonesia is a one of my childhood curries as my paternal family is originally from Mandailing area.  Thou I was born and raised in Java, my late dad often asked my late mom to cook this Gulai Daun Ubi Tumbuk. …

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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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Smoked Fish Mangut Recipe (Javanese Smoked Fish Cooked in Spiced Coconut Milk)

It’s the renew picture of my mangut before.  At that time, I used ikan kembung (Indian mackarel or known as short body mackerel).  However, it still tastes different when you make it with smoked fish. This dish is a popular dish among the Javanese.  Mangut is usually added by smoked stingray fish which is really …

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