Tag: Indonesian simple recipe

Plecing Kangkong Recipe (Balinese Kangkong)

Plecing Kangkong Recipe (Balinese Kangkong)

Plecing kangkong is a dish made from blanched kangkong topped with chili sambal. It is very simple, tasty, and fresh. Plecing kangkong can be found in Lombok next to Chicken Taliwang, or in Bali next to chicken/duck Betutu. The difference between the two is in the sambal. […]

Potato Patties (Perkedel)

Potato Patties (Perkedel)

Perkedel, or bergedel, or paragede is made from mashed potato with several seasoning and then fried. Perkedel can be easily found in many restaurant, such as Padang restaurant, restaurant that sell soto (Indonesian soup), food stall that sell rice (known as Warteg or Warung Tegal)… […]

White Curry Chicken (Opor Ayam)

White Curry Chicken (Opor Ayam)

Opor is a combination of spices and coconut milk with protein source. Much like “Rendang”, you can make chicken rendang, beef rendang, egg rendang, you can also make various type of “Opor”. Opor is a curry-like stew. To make it, simply cook the protein you […]

Indonesian Style Pancake (Sweet Martabak)

Indonesian Style Pancake (Sweet Martabak)

Have you ever felt like you want something more to eat after dinner? I have.. Plenty of times. And in times like that, martabak is often the answer. In Indonesia, there are two types of martabak. The salty martabak: made with eggs, spices, and wrapped […]

Baby Corn and Green Bean Stir Fry

Baby Corn and Green Bean Stir Fry

I cook stir fry a lot! Probably, 80% my vegetable dish is stir fried. It’s simple and fast and easy. My younger brother comes to live with me now. He’s still in high school. On school day I have to cook super early so he […]

Tempeh with Chili Sauce

Tempeh with Chili Sauce

Tempeh is such a good source of protein. My go to tempeh recipe is to fry it, like in my super easy fried tofu and tempeh recipe. But, It can be boring if that’s the only way I cook tempeh. My family will be tired […]

Kupat Tahu (Tofu and Rice Cake with Peanut Sauce)

Kupat Tahu (Tofu and Rice Cake with Peanut Sauce)

  Rice is the main staple food here. It’s eaten as breakfast, lunch, dinner, even snacks. We didn’t eat rice just as is. There’s a lot of different rice form. Rice flour can be made into vermicelli and snacks. Lontong is rice cooked inside banana leaf, cylindrical […]

Super Easy Fried Tofu and Tempeh

Super Easy Fried Tofu and Tempeh

Indonesian loves tofu and tempeh. Tofu in Bahasa is “tahu”, and tempeh is tempe without the ‘h’. Tempeh is originated from Indonesia, so I don’t know why ‘tempe’ become ‘tempeh’ in English.. Both are made from soybean. Interestingly, tofu and tempeh were considered as poor […]

Simple Kangkong Stir Fry

Simple Kangkong Stir Fry

Kangkong, or Ipomoea aquatica, is a common leafy vegetable in Indonesia. Kangkong is super easy to cook. Maybe that’s why we Indonesian love this veggie. It tastes good too. It gives satisfying crunch when you chew it. Plus, it is quite cheap here.   When I […]

Chicken with Kecap Manis and Spinach with Corn Soup

Chicken with Kecap Manis and Spinach with Corn Soup

Hello! This is my first post of Indonesian Kitchen Diary. This blog is about Indonesian homey cooking, featuring simple and easy Indonesian recipe and also some authentic more complicated dish. My name is Evi Song. I don’t have authentic Indonesian look since my father was […]