Daily Cooking Quest

Indonesian Recipes

Bakso Ayam

Making homemade Indonesian chicken meatballs (bakso ayam) at home. You can enjoy the meatballs as is, or use them in many other Indonesian recipes.

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Pisang Goreng Madu

Pisang goreng (Indonesian banana fritters) recipe with honey batter. Recreate this favorite Indonesian street food in your home.

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Sambal Tauco Labu Siam - Chayote in Spicy Fermented Soy Beans

Sambal tauco labu siam (chayote in spicy soy beans sauce) is a staple side dish in many Indonesian rice dishes, such as nasi liwet and nasi rames, but can be enjoyed as stand-alone side dish too in daily meals.

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Bakwan Jagung Panggang - Baked Corn Fritters

An oven-baked version of bakwan jagung (Indonesian corn fritters) recipe. Easier, quicker, and less oil compared to regular deep-fried version.

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Bakwan Jagung ala Pancake Korea - Corn Fritters ala Korean Pancake

Bakwan jagung (corn fritters), a popular Indonesian street food, prepared in the fashion of Korean pancake. Serve with sambal kecap tomat.

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Ayam Suwir Saus Empal - Chicken in Spices & Coconut Milk Sauce

Empal is a very popular Javanese dish, typically made from thinly pounded beef shank, cooked in spices, and finally fried. It can be a pretty laborious dish,…

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Ayam Nasu Palekko - Makassar Spicy Chicken

When you need a quick chicken dish, this ayam nasu palekko - Makassar spicy chicken dish, might just be your answer. It is very fragrant and very citrusy from…

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Risol Bihun - Vermicelli Spring Rolls

Spring is finally here and I think it is the perfect time to share this recipe for risol bihun - vermicelli spring rolls, Indonesian street hawker style :D

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Saus Ayam Jamur - Chicken Mushroom Sauce

Saus ayam jamur - chicken mushroom sauce is probably the number one topping for noodles in Indonesia. Just about any noodle shop you visit will have this…

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Sambal Terasi Udang - Spicy Shrimp Sauce Prawns

Nowadays I rarely cook prawns because I have developed allergic reaction to shellfish and nuts. They are not life threatening, but still, I would rather not…

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Sayur Gori - Jackfruit Stew in Coconut Milk

Young jackfruit is a very common vegetables in Indonesia. Each region has its own signature young jackfruit dish. In Medan where I grew up, our signature dish…

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Ayam Goreng Rica-Rica - Tomato & Chili Fried Chicken

Rica-rica is a famous spicy sauce used widely in Manado cuisine from the province of North Sulawesi in Indonesia. The first time I tried this sauce in a Manado…

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