In spite of this, Indonesian food is not as popular abroad as other Asian delicacies, one example being Thai food. In an effort to change the status quo, the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism has set 5 quintessentially Indonesian plates that are now designated as the dishes that best represent the nation.
Arief Yaha – top of the Ministry of Tourism – said that an official choice depended on the Culinary Community Forum Group Discussion (FGD)… so if your favourite meal isn’t here, you know whose fault that is!
Here are the authority top 5 Indonesian food varieties…
A strange decision for number 1? Perhaps not.
And, when it comes to regional variety, nearly every Indonesian district has a specific local ingredient that is added to their soto.
This is a wonderful combination of curry and stew, so, this delightfully thick sauce is best accompanied by Beef.
The most outstanding aspect of Sate is that – even with just about any choice of meat you use (or then again if you don’t eat meat, you can use tempe) – there is the ideal sauce to use with it.
Whether you choose to have peanut sauce with ayam – or a kecap manis sprinkled on some kambing – remember to absorb what is left of the sauce with the lontong and combo of Sate sticks.
4) Nasi Goreng
To wrap things up, we present the dish that can persuade the most passionate meat-eater to go vegan.
Gado-Gado is an Indonesian salad that can include a wide selection of different vegetables, yet is just finished with a thick and bountiful nut sauce dressing… as Jamie Oliver clarifies.
According to the UNWTO(United Nations World Tourism Organisation), travel to Bali, Joglosemar, and Bandung, are highly recommended as the best culinary locations. Let us know your best regional Indonesian dishes and places.