My Collections of Original Indonesian Recipes...

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In this blog i dedicate to give you the best of Original Indonesian Recipes...

Indonesian food comes from many sources of ingredients and spices, from various kinds of chillies, ginger, shallot, turmeric to coconut milk. Combining those natural spicy ingredients provides you unique dishes from Indonesia, the islands of spices...

To All food lovers, I really encourage you to try the taste of Indonesian foods, most of them are spicy and have exotic tastes you've never experienced before, I'm serious...
They're really worth trying... :)

Cumi Bakar Saus Kecap ( Indonesian Grilled Squid with Sweet Soy Sauce)

What's the special ingredient of Indonesian Grilled Squid that makes the difference? It's the introduction of Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce. If you want the taste that is very Indonesia, you should use Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce (Indonesian Kecap Manis / Sweet Ketchup)


1. 400 grams of squid, remove the head and ink, clean
2. 1 tsp lemon juice
3. ½ teaspoon salt
4. 50 grams of peanuts, peeled, roughly crushed.
5. 3 tablespoon sweet soy sauce (Kecap Manis)
6. 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
7. 2 tbs tomato sauce
8. ½ tsp pepper powder
9. ½ tsp sugar
10. ½ tsp salt
11. 100 ml water
12. 3 tbsp oil for frying

Minced spices:
1. 4 cloves garlic putiih
2. 2 cm ginger

How to :

1. Smear squid with lime juice and salt. Leave for 10 minutes

2. Stir fry minced spices until fragrant, add peanut insert, stir even.

3. Add squid, cook until the color changed. Add sweet soy sauce, tomato sauce, oyster sauce, pepper, sugar and salt.

4. Stir evenly, add water. Cook to boil and until the spices and the ingredients are well absorbed.

5. Lift.

6. Grill the squid until fragrant while rubbing with already boiled spices occasionally.

7. Lift and serve.

For 4 portions

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Gulai Ikan Tongkol ( Tuna / Cob Fish Curry )

I personally think Indonesian curry is the best curry in the world. The taste is milder, smoother and the fragrant aroma always teases my appetite...

1 tuna, cut into 5 pieces
2 stalks lemongrass, crushed
2 cm ginger, crushed
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
500 ml coconut milk from 1 whole coconut fruit.
20 basil leaves
6 tbsp oil for stir frying


8 pcs shallots
4 cloves garlic
3 cm turmeric
6 pcs red chilli

How to:
1. Smear the tuna with lime juice, salt, pepper, wait for 15 minutes until the spices are well absorbed into the fish.

2. Grill the fish until well cooked.

3. Heat oil, stir fry the grind spices, lemongrass, ginger, until cooked and fragrant. Add tuna, stir slowly so that fish is not destroyed.

4. Add coconut milk, salt, pepper, cook to boil and thick, then add basil, continue to stir for a while.

6. Serve.

For 6 people

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Ayam Panggang Riau (Riau Style Roasted Chicken)

1 chickens, cut into 4 pieces
500 ml water
2 lime leaves
1 bay
2 slice lemongrass, crushed
1 cm galangal, crushed
3 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp sugar
2 tbsp oil for stir fry

Spices to Grind:
5 pcs onion
2 cloves garlic
3 slices candlenut
1 cm turmeric
1 tsp coriander
1 cm ginger
1 tsp salt

How to:
  1. Heat oil, stir fry grind ingredients.
  2. Add lime leaves, salam leaves, lemongrass, and galangal.
  3. Add the chicken, continue to fry until the chicken changes color.
  4. Add water and lime juice, continue frying until well cooked, lift.
  5. Grilled chicken while continuously rub it with the already stirred fried ingredients.

For 6 portions

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Ikan Acar Kuning (Indonesian Yellowed Stir Fried Fish)

The picture on the left is a unique Ikan Acar Kuning Dish by Diana Novita...


1 kg Carp fish or salmon.
1 cucumber cut the fruit lengthwise and small.
10 whole red chili
1/2 Bombay onion
3 cloves Garlic
1 slice Ginger
1 slice Galangal
1 slice Turmeric
4 Candlenuts
2 cup of water
Salt to taste
5 tbsp sugar
5 tbsp vinegar
1 lemongrass
2 Salam leaves
3 Kaffir lime leaves
1 Kaffir lime

How to Make:
  1. Clean fish and cut the fish in pieces. Then pour salt and Kaffir Lime juice onto the fish.
  2. Marinate for 15 minutes.
  3. Fry until yellow but not too dry.
  4. Stir fry all ingredients that have been mashed until fragrant.
  5. Give 2 glasses of water, vinegar and sugar.
  6. Boil and cook until slightly set.
  7. Add the fish, cucumber, and red chili.
  8. Continue to stir fry for about 5 minutes.
  9. Serve
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