Nasi Uduk, Gado Gado, Nasi Tumpeng, etc. are Indonesian delicacies that you should try when visiting this country. All are processed by own way indigenous peoples, each dish carries a different traditional taste.
Today we will introduce you the 7 dishes that travelers around the world assess as Indonesia's specialties.
The name is derived from the processing of this dish, because people use coconut milk to cook rice. This creates characteristic for the dish. Nasi Uduk is usually eaten with fried onions and a series of side dishes such as spiced meat, fish, chicken, boiled egg, chili sauce and crackers.
Suggested locations for you: Nasi Ayam Goreng & Zainal Uduk Fanani
Address: No. 5, Jalan Kebon kacang 8, Tanah Abang, Jakarta Pusat, Indonesia
Also known as oxtail soup with main components are oxtail and some different vegetables, this dish is usually served with steamed rice.
Suggested locations for you: Bogor Café
Address: Hotel Borobudur, Jalan Lapangan banteng Selatan, Jakarta, Indonesia
Nasi Tumpeng is quite common rice dish in Jakarta with two blue, yellow fancy. Nasi Tumpeng is also cooked with coconut milk, but underwent two of different staining phases, blue from Pandan and yellow from turmeric. The shape of this dish is also quite strange because it has peak form and is surrounded by a variety of side dishes. This is a traditional dish in Jakarta, usually appears on special occasions such as holidays, Lunar New Year.
Suggested locations for you: Lumpang Mas
Address: 146 Jalan Panglima Polim 3, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta, Indonesia
As a traditional Indonesian dish, Nasi Rawon is made from rice cooked with black beef soup. The characteristic of this dish is the black color of soup; to have this black, they must to use Leluak particles. This particle is what helps Nasi Rawon has unique and strange flavor, sure to make you ecstatic right from the first time tasted.
Suggested locations for you: Rawon tumbuk Mbak Endang
Due to Indonesia used to be colonial country of Dutch, coming to this the country of thousands of islands you can easily find many dishes originating from the Netherlands. Rijsttafel in Dutch means Rice Table - a meal of rice served with various side dishes can go up to more than 30 dishes such as meat, seafood, vegetables, egg rolls, nuts, fruit, and so on.
Suggested locations for you: Oasis Restaurant
Address: No. 47 Jalan Raden Saleh Raya, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10330, Indonesia
Also called Baso, this is meatball dish made from beef and tapioca. Outwardly, it is similar to meatball in some countries of Asia. This dish is usually served with bread, noodles, vegetables, tofu and eggs.
Suggested locations for you: Bakso Akiaw 99 Medan
Es teler is one of the desserts many tourists love when come to Jakarta. The main components of Es teler often include grinded ice with butter, red beans, colorful jelly, pearl beads, condensed milk and pandan syrup.
Suggested locations for you: Es Teler 77