So where can you find the traditional Indonesian food and what is it?
Around at the streets, you will find small Warungs, motorbikes that are driving around, small stalls, markets and night markets where it is possible to by Balinese food.
The main raw-material in almost all the Balinese dishes is rice. The local people eat rice with almost everything and eat it also for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
A few of the most famous and popular street foods and dishes you find in the local warungs are:
Nasi-Goreng, fried rice with vegetable, egg and usually chicken (ayam in Indonesian)
Mie Goreng -fried noodles with vegetables, egg and usually also chicken
Nasi campur, comes with rice and then you can choose your own fillings from the showcase. They usually have different kinds of vegetables, tofu, tempe, chicken, fish,different meets, eggs… so something for everyone. And it is easy to eat this if you are a vegetarian or vegan.
Bakso, isan Indonesian meatball, usually it is served as a soup with noodles.
Sate,a skewer with grilled meat of usually chicken or lamb, served with peanut sauce.
Sambal,a hot chili sauce or paste that is served with almost all of the Indonesian dishes.
We want to share the recipe for the most famous dish, Nasi Goreng.
1 cup uncooked rice
2 cups water
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
1 leek, chopped
1 clove garlic,minced
2 green chili peppers, chopped
½ pound cut chicken breasts
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cumin
3 tablespoon sweet soy sauce (Indonesian kecap manis)
Try it out and enjoy!