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Kambu Paria: Indonesian (Bugis) Stuffed Bitter Melon

Kambu Paria is a traditional Indonesian food that is from Bugis ethnic group.  They are inhabited in South Sulawesi province with Ujung Pandang (or Makassar) is the capital city.  The Makassar foods are mostly heavily rich in fish or meat.  One of them is this Kambu Paria. Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) is also known bitter …

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Pindang Iwak or Pindang Ikan Palembang

Pindang Iwak or Pindang Ikan: Palembang Fish Stew

Pindang Iwak or Pindang Ikan dish is known from in Palembang, South Sumatra.  It’s usually made from a river (freshwater) patin (similar to pangasius or basa) fish or baung (a Hemibagrus genus, a fish genus relative to catfish).  In Indonesia, the province of South Sumatra, Riau and South Kalimantan are very popular for its freshwater fish …

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Gohu Ikan Ternate

Gohu Ikan Ternate: Indonesian Tuna Ceviche Salad

Gohu Ikan is a type of raw tuna salad and very refreshing taste from Ternate, East Indonesia.  A tender texture of fish is combined with spicy, savoury, tangy and crunch nutty from chilies, shallots, calamansi, balakama or kemangi (lemon basil) and kenari  (pili nuts in Tagalog) .  Being said that Gohu Ikan has similarity with …

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Lidah Cabai Hijau: Indonesian Green Chilies Ox-tongue Recipe

Lidah Cabai Hijau or Lidah Cabe Hijau or Lidah Lado Mudo is a translation for Green Chilies Ox-tongue. Different spellings and dialect to be used for the same food. Often people are not fond of ox-tongue but I guarantee you if you have tasted you will love the tenderness of the meat. You can use …

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Sate Maranggi: Indonesian Beef Maranggi Saté Recipe

Sate Maranggi is one of many satés in Indonesia that don’t include peanut sauce. Most foreigners especially the westerners know that Saté(s) in Indonesia have to have peanut sauce which is not true. Sate and Satay are two the same words that refer to meat cubes that are thread into bamboo skewers and grill prior …

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Plecing Kangkung (Lombok-Style Water Spinach Salad) Recipe

Plecing Kangkung is a refreshing salad that contains kangkung (water spinach) and mung bean sprouts with sambal and grated coconut as the dressing. Don’t forget fried peanuts for the crunch factor. This salad is popular in Lombok to company Ayam Bakar Taliwang (BBQ Sweet and Spicy Chicken) and Sate Rembiga (Spiced Beef Sate). I previously …

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Sate Rembiga (Lombok-Style Spiced Beef Saté of Indonesia) Recipe

As hot and spicy as Bali Foods, Lombok Foods deserve to get some attentions. One of them is Sate Rembiga (or Rembige). Located in the east coast of Bali island, Lombok island isn’t not as popular as its sibling island but I guarantee you that Lombok Foods are just as good as Bali Foods. With …

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Ayam Bakar Padang: Padang Style Grilled Chicken

You can find Ayam Bakar Padang at most Padang eateries in almost every parts of Indonesia. People love the flavour and richness of spices. My suggestion if you can’t handle the heat, just reduce the amount of chilies but don’t reduce other spices quantity. Oil is something that I found it can be substituted by …

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