Gado-gado is a perfect example of unity in diversity. It has different vegetables and food items put-together with a spicy-delicious peanut sauce that makes the whole thing extraordinary. Because every element complements each other and creates a uniquely tasty salad.
Serabi Kuah is Indonesian pancakes that you enjoy with palm sugar syrup and coconut milk. And you can make them with either plain flour or rice flour. It’s a perfect option for dairy-free and gluten-free pancakes.
Asinan Jakarta is made with crispy vegetables with peanuts and tamarind sauce. This salad is so refreshing to have on a hot summer day. It’s crunchy, zingy and spicy.
This chicken stock is super easy to make, and it has the most neutral tasty stock that you can use for many things. It’s savoury and full of goodness.
Ayam Hainan is a whole meal consisting of succulent chicken with fluffy-tasty rice and heartwarming soup. It is also known as Hainanese chicken rice or simply chicken rice.
Sop Buntut is an Indonesian clear oxtail soup that offers flavour and delicacy. It is made with simple ingredients, and its taste is focused on savoury oxtail.
This spicy Manadonese Ayam Rica Rica is one chicken dish for chilli lovers. The unique thing about this dish is that it uses lemon sweet basil leaves that marry well with the spicy flavour of chillies.
Telur Balado, or Balado Telur as it is also called, is a vegetarian dish made of hard-boiled eggs and spicy chilli sambal. And the sambal gives an irresistible spiciness that makes bland boiled eggs an exquisite dish.
Soto Betawi is a soupy dish made with beef that is originally from the Jakarta region. It uses a few spices and herbs that make it deliciously fragrant. And the soup itself has milk that makes it slightly creamy.
Dadar Gulung – which literally means rolled pancakes – are sweet snacks made of pandan flavoured pancakes with coconut and palm sugar filling.
It’s one of the popular Jajan Pasar (street food) in Indonesia.