Do you know, travel buddies, snacks from Indonesia that are idols for Caucasian tourists?
And because of his idol, this snack has become a topic of conversation in their respective countries.
Until there were some foreign guests who bought up and longed to return to Indonesia for the reason of these snacks.
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Snacks from Indonesia that are liked by Caucasian tourists to go viral and worldwide!
Did you know that on Youtube reviews and star hotels, there are lots of snacks from Indonesia that are served, become the subject of discussion and are liked by foreign tourists.
Starting from the form of crispy, fried, croquettes, pudding to drinks. What a treat archipelago culinary we are second to none and worldwide.
Snacks Original Hits Indonesia
Well, curious what are these snacks? Let's see the full review as follows:
The main ingredients for making fried bananas are: kepok banana and plantain. This one snack is a daily snack that is quite commonly eaten by the people of Indonesia.
This snack comes in various versions, where the fruit is simply fried in shallow oil or coated with a flour mixture before frying until golden.
Not only often modify it with melted milk, sweet chocolate, and cheese, but fried bananas also have different names in different regions of the archipelago.
Fried gedhang in Java or godoh biu in Bali. Traditionally, this Indonesian snack can be found on carts or roadside stalls.
Basically, Indonesian chips (chips) have a savory and sweet taste, there are even variants of sweet and spicy to savory and spicy with various levels.
The basic ingredients are potatoes, fruit, vegetables, or fish. There are also those from breadfruit, taro, salak, and jackfruit which you will also encounter a lot.
To make chips, all the raw vegetables and fruit are cut into thin strips and then fried in vegetable oil until crispy.
Well, varieties that are quite popular include banana chips and cassava chips.
In addition, the chips are also very diverse, such as those made from chicken feet, chilies, sea cucumbers, spinach, cassava, to sweet potatoes.
In fact, there is always room for the emergence of various kinds of chips with new ingredients, thus enriching the variety of these snacks.
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Fried meatballs are a crispy Peranakan snack. Usually meatballs consist of a combination of beef, shrimp, fish, and chicken, or one of them.
Now, to make fried meatballs, processed meatballs use ground beef with a mixture of garlic, pepper, eggs, wheat flour, salt, sugar, and starch.
The best is usually served hot using chili sauce.
The next snack from Indonesia is fried food. Friedan is a generic name that refers to a variety of Indonesian fried snacks. Both sweet and savory, fried foods usually combine egg mixture using various additives such as tofu, sweet potatoes, jackfruit, tempeh, and bananas.
These ingredients can be in the form of fine slices, then put them into the dough and then fry until cooked.
Although there are various types, of course some of the varieties that are quite popular are fried sweet potatoes, fried bananas, fried tofu, fried cassava, and fried aci.
Lemper is a savory snack made from glutinous rice and the inside is filled with fish, shredded, or shredded chicken, then rolled in foil or banana leaves.
After wrapping the banana leaves, some preparations still have to be roasted in order to get the smell of smoke.
Well, the chicken version of lemper is usually called chicken lemper, while the other version that is similar to lemper is Semar has a fever.
Semar mendem is a type of lemper mixed with shredded chicken and sticky rice, but it is wrapped in a thin omelet.
This Indonesian snack has two versions, savory and sweet.
Generally, the toppings used are mashed nuts, chocolate sprinkles, jackfruit, oncom fermented ones, bananas, sugar, while modern additions include ice cream, sausage, or bacon.
Serabi has a shape similar to this small pancake, which comes from the Sundanese word "sura" which means big.
One of the snacks or snacks in Indonesian markets and has become an idol since 1923 ago.
You can find pancakes all over the island of Java, but usually Serabi is more prestige in the city of Solo and Bandung.
Fruit salad itself consists of fresh fruits with a sweet, bland or sour taste. Served with a sweet and spicy sauce containing palm sugar. The chili sauce or sauce is not only made from palm sugar, of course it also contains water, tamarind paste, fried peanuts, and cayenne pepper.
Sometimes the fruit salad also comes in variants of shrimp paste or petis. Some of the fruits in rujak are usually young mango, apple, kedondong, pineapple, and papaya.
Bakwan is a snack from Indonesia which is mixed with flour dough, then fried. Generally, flour dough ingredients are wheat flour or rice flour, sometimes a combination of both.
Then mix the flour with water, baking powder, eggs, and seasonings of choice. Then mix with various finely grated vegetables such as cabbage, leeks, bean sprouts, and carrots.
Usually bakwan is found at street vendors with pasta using peanut sauce to fresh chili as a spicy savory addition.
Well, one of the most famous snacks is batagor with spicy sauce. Of course this snack is rooted in Chinese culinary traditions, and has left its mark on many Indonesian dishes.
Fish are the basic ingredients in making this dish from tuna, mackerel, shrimp, and mackerel. Sometimes there are also vegetarian additions such as cabbage, tofu, or potatoes.
Batagor is the perfect snack for residents of big cities because it is practical when serving. Siomay / Batagor cut into small pieces then sprinkle with peanut sauce, with a little chili sauce and a little lime juice.
This Indonesian snack became popular in Bandung in the 1980s, but today you can find batagor in almost all of Indonesia.
Well, because it's fast food, you can find this snack at street vendors to malls and some restaurants in big cities.
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As a traditional fish cake originating from South Sumatra, Bengkulu, Palembang, Jambi, to Lampung. Pempek is a snack made from tapioca flour and ground fish meat.
The origin of this snack actually comes from the city of Palembang. To get a delicious and crunchy taste, this pempek is then fried to make it a snack.
If you go to Palembang, you will find this snack in the morning as breakfast for local residents there.
Usually this Indonesian snack is served with noodles and sliced cucumber and dab with cuko sauce made from tamarind water, brown sugar, and chili.