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Indonesian Recipes

Wajik Ketan Hitam (Indonesian Sticky Rice Cake)

Wajik ketan hitam (Indonesian sticky rice cake) is a very simple and delicious dessert using only a handful of ingredients. This dessert uses both white and…

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Indonesian Marbled Spiced Eggs

Telur pindang (Indonesian braised eggs) is a common side dish in many of Indonesian dishes, especially common to accompany many Javanese rice meals, such as…

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Wingko Babat

Wingko babat is a traditional Indonesian dessert made from a mixture of freshly shredded coconut, glutionus rice flour, and coconut milk. Coconut lovers are…

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Cendol

Cendol is a very popular traditional dessert across many countries in South East Asia, such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thai, just to name a few.…

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Sweet Potato Balls

Sometimes traditional snacks can be very satisfying and delicious, like this sweet potato balls, or bola-bola ubi as we call it in Indonesian. You will need…

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Banana Spring Rolls

You only need three ingredients to make banana spring rolls: ripe saba bananas, palm sugar, and spring roll wrappers. With the three ingredients and 30 minutes…

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Chocolate Banana Bread

Chocolate banana bread, or more lovingly called roti coklat pisang in Indonesian, is definitely one of my favorite bread ever. Each chocolatey bread dough is…

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Spinach Omelette

Telur dadar or Indonesian omelette is a cheap and quick way to whip up a last minute side dish. At its simplest, it is a combination of lightly beaten egg with…

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Pandan Crepes with Coconut Filling

Indonesian sweets and desserts are characterized by the proliferation of coconut and pandan. We even have a multipurpose coconut filling (Indonesian: unti…

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Fried Bananas

My favorite 4 o’clock tea time snack is piping hot deep fried bananas or plantains, served with hot jasmine tea. This tasty morsel is called pisang goreng…

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Corn Fritters

God I love fritters! Indonesian fritters (bakwan - read as “bug one”) is a magical way to transform vegetables, mixed or otherwise, into deep fried…

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