Top 10 dishes you will be “charmed” when visiting Indonesia

Indonesia is not only famous for the paradise of island tourism but also the cuisine of Indonesia. Indonesia foods are also extremely attractive to visitors all over the world. If you are planning to travel to this island, do not forget to enjoy the most delicious Indonesian dishes that I will list for you below.

  1. Bakso

Bakso Indonesia

Bakso is a unique dish in Indonesia. This unique dish is made from fresh beef served with noodle, vegetable, and delicious special sauce. Bakso is not only a dish for Indonesian breakfast but also the main meal of the people here. Because of this, it became the most popular dish in Indonesia. If you are coming here, you should definitely try this traditional Indonesian food.

  1. Nasi Uduk

Nasi Uduk

This common food is made from rice together with coconut milk. Although its process is simple, it makes tourists impressed with it. When eating Nasi Uduk, local people often eat with spiced meat, chicken eggs, crispy biscuits and chili sauce. Besides, they also add fried chicken rice or crispy donuts to make Nasi Uduk have more flavor.

  1. Rendang


As a land of ten thousand islands, coconut is a popular ingredient in Indonesian specialties in which Rendang is no exception. This Indonesian traditional dish is made from beef cooked with soft coconut juice for several hours to create the necessary smoothness. The spices are mainly ginger, shallots, turmeric, herbaceous and bitter. If not eat immediately, they can dry Rendang and store for up to 4 months.

  1. Betu Bekek

Betutu Bekek Indonesia

Betutu Bekek is one of the famous specialties in Indonesia. This delicious dish is made from duck meat wrapped in banana leaves marinated with many special spices. Besides, it is cooked by stewed or baked to make this dish more wonderful. The duck meat was stewed in 10 hours and after that, it was fried in the pan until it is crispy. A special point of this Indonesian specialty is that when you eat, you can eat its bones.

  1. Es Teler

Es Teler Indonesia food

The dessert called Es Teler is Indonesian specialty. In 1982, Indonesia organized a contest to find Indonesia specialty drink. And then, this dessert won this contest. Therefore, people say that es teller is one of the best Indonesian desserts. This dessert is made from Indonesia ingredients such as coconut, avocado, jelly, jackfruit and so on. This dish is quite sweet, so it is suitable for tourists who have a sweet tooth. Enjoying a bowl of Es Teler on hot summer days is so wonderful.

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  1. Babi Guling

Babi Guling

Babi Guling is a typical dish of the beautiful Bali island. The main raw material to make this dish is suckling pig and rice. Moreover, the preparation of food is also extremely sophisticated and complex. The pigs are rejected inside parts and mixed with the prepared spices such as rice, garlic, ginger, pepper, scallions, and vegetable. Then, it is roasted from 5 to 6 hours. Finally, you can enjoy this dish with family or friends to make the atmosphere warmer.

  1. Nasi Goreng

Nasi Goreng Indonesia

Nasi Goreng is a famous Indonesian fried rice. It has a special way of processing and its taste is very delicious. Nasi Goreng consists of many different ingredients such as chicken, carrots, peas, onions, chicken eggs, pepper, chili, garlic and so on. The food is richly flavored, crispy without hard. Even, its spicy taste is really attractive. If you have the opportunity to travel here, you should not miss Nasi Goreng.

  1. Rawon

Rawon is a black beef soup that looks extremely attractive and mysterious.

Rawon is a black beef soup that looks extremely attractive and mysterious. The main ingredient for this dish is beef and black bean which is called “Keluak” by local people. Keluak will make this dish have an attractive flavor and charming color. Therefore, Rawon is different from beef soup in other countries around the world. It is considered as the most attractive food in Indonesia.

  1. Tempeh

Tempeh is a dish made of soybeans and fermentative rice.

Tempeh is a dish made of soybeans and fermentative rice. This is a popular food in Indonesia that is well known by Indonesian. Tempeh is often fried with a layer of oil, after that the cake will be dark green. The outside part is very crunchy and the inside part remains soft and aroma to suit the taste of Westerners. People also make tempeh with salads, tomatoes, and sandwiches. You can buy this food in frozen status as a gift for the family.

  1. Sayur ASEM

If you want to eat Sayur ASEM, you can go to any restaurant in Indonesia because most restaurants have this food.

This dish is called tamarind soup because the main ingredient to make this soup is sour tamarind. A bowl of Sayur ASEM soup also has many other ingredients such as sweet corn, long beans, soybeans, beef stew, jack fruit, melinjo, chayote and fresh peppers. If you want to eat Sayur ASEM, you can go to any restaurant in Indonesia because most restaurants have this food. I hope you have a great dining experience while traveling in Indonesia.

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