meat

Opor ayam

Opor ayam

Opor ayam is chicken cooked in coconut milk and originated from Central Java and especially popular during lebaran (one of the major national holidays in Indonesia) where it is typically served with ketupat (boiled rice cake wrapped in woven palm leaf pouch) or lontong (boiled rice cake in the shape of a cylinder wrapped in banana leaf). Opor ayam is also the meat of choice for the famous Yogyakarta gudeg (young jackfruit sweet stew); served with cooked rice.
Karē raisu

Karē raisu

Karē raisu is japanese curry rice; one of the most popular dishes in Japan. Japanese curry is made out of a special roux which comprises of curry powder, flour or starch, apple, honey, oil and other aromatics. The basic vegetables are onions, carrots, and potatoes. For the meat, beef, pork, and chicken are the most popular.
Misoa goreng

Misoa goreng

Misoa goreng is a typical snack that is quite popular with many people in Indonesia; made of misoa and fried. Misua or misoa is a very thin Chinese noodles made from wheat flour. It is originated from Fujian, China.
Risotto con pollo

Risotto con pollo

Risotto is a northern Italian rice dish cooked in a broth to a creamy consistency. Many types of risotto contain butter, wine, onion, and parmesan cheese. It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy. Risotto con pollo is risotto with chicken.
Dendeng balado

Dendeng balado

Dendeng is thinly sliced dried meat from beef in Indonesian cuisine. It is preserved through mixture of sugar and spices and drying through frying process. It is similar to jerky. Dendeng Balado or Dendeng Batokok is a speciality from Padang, West Sumatra; dendeng with sambal balado. Sambal balado is a Minangkabau style sambal. Chili pepper or green chili is blended together with garlic, shallot, red or green tomato, salt and lemon or lime juice, then sauteed with oil.
Soto Kuali

Soto Kuali

Soto is a traditional soup mainly composed of broth, meat and vegetables. Soto Kuali is a typical soto from Solo (Central Java) which is cooked in kuali (a cooking pot made from clay). This low temperature cooking method makes the meat tender and tasty. If you use a normal metal cooking pot, just boil the meat over low heat. Then another characteristic of this dish is the seasoning that come from tempeh (javanish soy bean cake) which begins to rot. I use tempeh in the recipe though; but not spoiled tempeh.
Mie bakso

Mie bakso

Mie Bakso is an indonesian dish similar with Vietnamese noodle soup with meatballs (bakso or baso); one of the most popular street foods in Indonesian cities and villages alike. Travelling street vendors, either by carts or bikes are often frequenting residential areas in Indonesia, while warung bakso or humble tent foodstalls are often sprung on street sides in Indonesian cities.
Gulai cubadak

Gulai cubadak

Gulai cubadak is a Minangese green/young jackfruit curry. Among the Minangese (West Sumatrans), jackfruit is called cubadak. When other Indonesians call this fruit nangka. The unripe or green jackfruit is mostly cooked for veggie dishes while the ripe one (with yellow part inside) is used for desserts. Gulai cubadak or nangka is common to be sold at any Padang restaurants in the country. A typical of one dish meal in Indonesia.