Indonesian Cuisine – How To Navigate The Menu

Indonesian Cuisine.

Sometimes human beings like to travel around the world maybe for vocational tours, business meeting, seminarian meeting or even a friendly visit to our friends and relatives. If you are planning to land in Indonesia with any of the reasons you have you need to step into a restaurant and try some of the best Indonesian dishes. Some of the main dishes in Indonesia are:

Beef Rendang.

This consists of thick beef slowly cooked for some hours in the bread of coconut milk and some spices. The cooking process alternates between boiling and frying to make the liquid in the food to dry up and to make the fluid well absorbed in the meat. The result is a super tender and juicy delicious meat. It is mostly served with white rice.

Nasi Goreng.

This is fried rice. The rice first is steamed then it is thrown in a frying pan together with onion, garlic, chilies, sausages, and tomato sauce. The meal is then added beef, chicken, Green peace, cabbages or even pork according to the customer’s specification.

Bakso.

If you walk around the street and you see some meal in a wheel being sold take some steps closer. They sell baskos which are also called meatball mixed with soup. This meatball soup can be served with rice and are also added some spices. Baskos can be of any meat as people order differently.

Sop Buntut.

Indonesian oxtail soup is a meaty soup that is served in west java. It mainly consists of slices of oxtail which are mostly grilled, in an apparent broth which is then infused with some pepper, garlic, nutmeg and some cloves. The food can be served with any other meal but mostly preferred are boiled potatoes accompanied by white steamed rice.

Gudeg.

This is one of the nation’s favorite food which hails from central Java. This is where sweet foods in Indonesia are believed to be found. Gudeg is not an exception either. It contains young jackfruit which is boiled for some few hours in a mix of other spices, Palm sugar, and coconut milk. Which results in a tender and sweet flesh. The food is served on its own as a vegetarian dish.

Babi Guling.

This is one of Bali’s popular spit-roast pig. The food used to be a ceremonial dish which was mostly used in communal gathering and temple ceremonies though now it has become a common food which is served in hotel and restaurants. The dish is accompanied by a plate of fried meat and vegetables.

This is just some of the main dishes you will come along in most restaurants in Indonesia. If you have plans to spend some time in Indonesia, then you need to choose to try some of this food as they are delicious and sure enough you are going to enjoy the meal.