Daily Cooking Quest

Indonesian Recipes

Ayam Woku Manado - Manado Spicy Basil Chicken

Manado is definitely home of spicy dishes, ranging from rica-rica, dabu-dabu, tinoransak, to woku. What I love about Manado dishes is that the spiciness is…

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Ongol-Ongol Hunkwe - Mung Bean Cake with Grated Coconut

Ongol-ongol is a snack from West Java. The chief ingredients of this soft, slightly jiggly cake are tapioca starch and palm sugar. This version is slightly…

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Sambal Tomat - Tomato Chili Sauce

Sambal tomat is a chili sauce from West Java, it is best paired with lalapan (blanched vegetables), fried tofu, fried tempeh, and fried chicken. Since the…

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Bistik - Indonesian Beef Steak

This is an old style beef steak and has been around for as long as I can remember. Nobody calls this beef steak back then, and only when my English became any…

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Urap - Salad with Grated Coconut Dressing

Coconut is ever present in Indonesian cuisine, ranging from coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut water, to coconut flesh. Almost nothing is wasted, we even have…

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Pindang Tahu Goreng - Fried Tofu in Spicy Broth

I like simple dishes like this for my everyday meal. Generally, I can finish prepping to cooking this dish within the time requires for my rice cooker to finish…

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Sambal Mangga - Mango Chili Relish

Sambal mangga goes perfectly with grilled dishes, especially grilled seafood dishes like fish and shrimp. Using slightly underripe mango is best since the…

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Es Rujak Mangga dan Jeruk Bali - Mango and Pomelo Ice Rojak

Mango is definitely in season right now. The last I checked, I have no less than three different varieties to choose from. I can never restraint myself when I…

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Tauco Udang Cabe Hijau - Shrimp and Green Chilies in Fermented Soy Bean Sauce

I am in a tauco phase LOL, but I promise this is the last one, at least for a while. You know why? Because I used the last of the bottle for this recipe,…

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Sate Babi - Indonesian Pork Satay

I am submitting this post to the Indonesian Food Blogger Challenge No. 15: Kuliner Peranakan (i.e. Peranakan Cuisine). Technically, peranakan applies to the…

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Sambal Cabe Rawit Aceh - Acehnese Bird Eye Chili Sauce

Bird eye chili lovers, you are going to love this one, super fiery hot bird eye chili sauce from the province of Aceh. This chili sauce is 100% guaranteed to…

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Sambal Tauco Udang Medan - Medan Spicy Shrimp Stir Fry

This is probably my favorite tauco dish, sambal tauco udang Medan, and of course this comes from the city of Medan. ;) I love shrimp dishes, and I love it when…

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