Daily Cooking Quest

Indonesian Recipes

Rujak Mangga

Mango is in season, they smell so nice and so mouthwatering I could not resist buying a couple home from the market :) They are delicious as is, but I decided…

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Ayam Pop Padang - Padang Fried Chicken

I love Padang cuisine. Among the cuisines from so many regions in Indonesia, Padang cuisine is probably the most widely available no matter where you are in…

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Ayam Rica Rica

Ayam rica-rica is a specialty from the city of Manado in Indonesia North Sulawesi. Rica means chili in North Sulawesi language, so ayam rica-rica translates to…

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Soto Betawi - Jakarta Beef Soup

Authentic and easy soto betawi (Jakarta beef soup) recipe you can make at home that will remind you of the real deal you find in Jakarta.

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Acar - Indonesian Pickle

Acar, also known as Indonesian raw vegetable pickle, is a very popular accompaniment in many of Indonesian dishes, such as nasi goreng (fried rice), sate, and…

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Soto Ayam Lamongan

Each region in Indonesia has its version of soto, typically prepared by first boiling meat (can be chicken, beef, entrails, or any combination), then the stock…

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Chayote and Chili Stir Fry

It is not exactly a must to use chayote in this recipe. Think of the chayote as the star of the day if you must, in which you can swap it with any other firm…

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Wedang Jahe

We only have two seasons in Indonesia, the dry season and the rainy season. When the rainy season comes, wedang jahe is especially popular since it warms the…

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Bakwan Jagung - Corn Fritter

If you like crispy and crunchy fritters, then you are going to love these bakwan jagung (Indonesian corn fritters). This popular Indonesian snack happens to be a quick and easy treat that you will want to make again and again.

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Siomay Bandung

Siomay Bandung is one of my favorite hawker food. I grew up eating loads of this especially during junior and senior high where there was a hawker selling this…

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Perkedel Tahu - Tofu Fritters

Another take on the ever present perkedel in Indonesia, this time with tofu as the main ingredient.

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Perkedel Kentang - Potato Fritters

A ubiquitous everyday side dish in Indonesian popular for lunch or dinner. The humble perkedel is tasty and filling, and is easily found everywhere, from street…

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