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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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Crah Boh Trueng (Aceh Style Stir Fry Eggplant and Long Beans with Asam Sunti)

Crah Boh Trueng is an easy Indonesian vegan foods from Aceh region of Sumatra with Asam Sunti. Crah means stir fry or can be meant damage or broken. Boh means Fruit or Buah in Indonesian and Trueng means Eggplant or Terong in Indonesian. This dish that can be made for a vegan or pescetarian by …

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Sambal Tuk-Tuk Recipe (Andaliman Fish Sambal)

Sambal Tuk-Tuk is another andaliman sambal from one ethnic group of Indonesia; it is from Tapanuli (Batak), North Sumatra. Sambal is like Indonesian staple food beside rice so it’s common when you visit Indonesia you will see many different varieties of sambal in every region. If you are not aware what Andaliman is, I have …

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Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang: Rendang Daging Minang Recipe

Rendang (Dry Curry) is one of well known dishes from Indonesia.  It is originated from Minangkabau (more popular known as Padang) or West Sumatra province.  In Indonesia, it’s called Rendang Padang or Rendang Minangkabau.   Rendang is often made from beef (or occasionally beef liver, chicken, goat, water buffalo, duck, clam, or vegetables like green …

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