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Indonesian Recipes

Labu Siam Tumis - Chayote in Spicy Coconut Milk

This chayote dish with coconut milk is really yummy, with plenty of spicy chili kick. You must have labu siam tumis when you make Indonesian nasi rames.

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Wedang Jahe

Wedang jahe (Indonesian ginger drink/tea) is made with ginger and many other spices/herbs. This will be your new favorite drink throughout fall and winter.

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Tempeh Mendoan - Deep Fried Tempeh with Spiced Batter

Do you miss snacking on crispy, crunchy, and super savory Indonesian tempeh mendoan? Follow my recipe to cook tempeh mendoan to snack on any time you like!

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Perkedel Kentang - Potato Fritters

This is the most awesome and no-fail recipe to prepare Indonesian perkedel kentang/potato fritters. These fritters taste just like the ones in Indonesia.

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Empal Gentong - Cirebon Beef Soup

If you want a bowl of comforting soup, you can't go wrong with some empal gentong. Try serving this beef soup with ketupat (rice cake) and sambal rebus.

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Pisang Goreng - Indonesian Fried Banana

The key to crispy pisang goreng lies in the batter. Learn the secret to the perfect batter to recreate this beloved Indonesian fried bananas in your home.

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Kering Tempeh - Fried Tempeh with Sweet and Spicy Glace

Deep-fried tempeh with sweet and spicy glace (kering tempeh) is one of the most delicious Indonesian tempeh dish. Make double/triple batches if sharing.

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Kangkung Tumis Terasi

Learn how to cook Indonesian most beloved vegetable dish, kangkung tumis terasi (stir-fried water spinach), with a primer on terasi/belacan/shrimp paste.

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Plecing Bayam - Spinach with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Master how to prepare this delicious spicy tomato sauce to turn any fresh vegetables into plecing, a signature vegetables dish from the island of Lombok.

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Ayam Rica Rica - Manado Chicken with Chili Sauce

Red chilies, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, and lime juice are the key ingredients to transform a chicken into a bold, spicy, fresh, and citrusy dish.

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Es Cendol

Learn how to make cendol with my step-by-step guide. Don't forget the pandan infused coconut milk and palm sugar syrup to enjoy your homemade ice cendol.

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Homemade Tempeh

Learn how to make Indonesian tempeh with my complete step-by-step guide, with a detailed explanation to culture tempeh, and tricks to dehull soybean skins.

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