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... :)

Ikan Goreng Rica-Rica (Fried Mackarel in Manadonese Style Sweet And Spicy Sauce)

This dish is originated from North Sulawesi (North Celebes). The capital of the province is called Manado.

Manadonese loves spicy & hot food, if you think this dish is less spicy, try add more chillies from what have been written below.

The crispiness of the fish depends on your frying technique. Some people love eating it with crispy taste but some doesn't, so I leave it all to you...


  • 3 mackerel
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 6 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp palmsugar (gula jawa)
  • 2 tbsp rice vinager
  • 3 salam leaves
  • 2 jeruk purut / kaffir lime leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 4 cm jahe (ginger)
  • 3 shallots
  • 3 cm laos (galangal)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 red lomboks (large chilies)

How to:

  1. Pound or grind the ingredients for the seasoning into a paste.
  2. Cut the tomatoes in thin slices.
  3. Heat in a wok the oil and fry the fish brown and done.
  4. Put the fish on a plate.
  5. Add the bumbu (seasoning) and fry it for 3 minutes.
  6. Then add the salam, the jeruk purut, the tomatoes, the palmsugar, the salt and the rice vinager and let it simmer slowly for 5 minutes.
  7. Pour the sauce over the fish and serve.

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Mie Goreng Jawa (Javanese Style Fried Noodle)

Javanese have developed their own Noodle cooking style technique. Javanese Style Fried Noodle tastes sweet and delicious. The main difference of Javanese Fried Noodle (Mie Goreng Jawa ) from Chinese Noodle dish is the introduction of Sweet Soy Sauce (Kecap Manis) during the frying process takes place. This step produces fragrant aroma and let the noodle absorbs the sweetness of the sauce down into its core.

  • 100 gr instant noodle (egg noodle)
  • 100 gr cabbage
  • 100 gr chicken fillet, cut small size
  • 6 big red chillies, sliced
  • 2 medium carrot, cut into small julienne
  • 1 shallot, sliced
  • 50 ml water
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp kecap manis ( Indonesian sweet soy sauce)
  • 1 tsp tamarin, soaked with water

Grind ingredients:
  • 1/2 onion,
  • 3 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • salt

  1. Boil instant noodle according to the package instruction, drain.
  2. Heat oil, stir grind ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant. Add chicken and cook until changed colour.
  3. Add shallot, chillies, carrot, cabbage,kecap manis, and tamarind water, cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add noodle, mix well.
  5. Serve.Rata Tengah
So, You're ready to prepare Mie Goreng Jawa Dish but still confused where to look for Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce (Kecap Manis) ? Well, here it is...
ABC Indonesian Sweet Soy Sauce (Ketchup / Kecap Manis)

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