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... :)

Gulai Kikil ( Indonesian Cow's Foot Curry )

It takes diligence and persistence to prepare the dish.

If you love slow cook then the dish will pay all of your hard effort.


1 Foot of cow

4 cups Coconut milk

1 Turmeric leaf

2 seed of False mangosteen ( Common english name for "Asam Kandis").  It's also called "Gamboge tree", "Eggtree", "Sour mangosteen", "Cochin-goraka".

2 Kaffir lime leaves

1 stalk Lemongrass

Blended spices:

1 tbsp Blended red chilies

2 cm Turmeric

5 pcs Candlenuts

2 cm Laos / Galangal

6 cloves Garlic

10 pcs Shallots

How To:

1. Clean the cow's foot and its hair, cut into several pieces and cook until tender.

2. Remove the bones and then cut the meat into small sizes according to your preference.

3. Cook the coconut milk together with the blended spices, kaffir lime leaves, kandis acid (false mangosteen) and the lemongrass.

4. Add the meat pieces and cook until the coconut milk thickens and oily.

5. Keep stirring until it's well cooked to prevent the coconut milk from dissolving.

6. Lift.

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2.4 lbs Chicken

1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Tamarind Water

500 ml Water

2 tbsp Sweet soy sauce ( "Kecap Manis" )

3 pcs Chopped tomatoes

2 tsp Javanese palm sugar ( "Gula Merah" )

Cooking oil


l50 gr Red chilies

12 Shallots

6 cloves Garlic

2 tsp Shrimp paste

2 cm Ginger

2 cm Lesser galangal

2 tsp salt


1. Cut the chicken into 8 - 10 pieces, then smear it with salt and Javanese Tamarind Water.

2. Knead the chicken and leave it for 10 minutes to let it absorbs the seasonings.

3. Heat the cooking oil in a wok or skillet, fry the chicken until yellowish.

4. Remove and drain.

5. Heat 5 tbsp of cooking oil, saute (stir-fry) spices until fragrant.

6. Add the fried chicken, stir, and pour water.

7. Add sweet soy sauce, sugar, tomatoes and palm sugar.

8. Continue to cook over low heat until the chicken is cooked well and the sauce thickens.

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