Indonesian Recipes

Gado-Gado Recipe (Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce)

Gado-gado is a healthy salad served with peanut sauce that can be eaten as a side, a starter or a main meal. Origin of Gado-Gado Gado-gado is definitely Indonesian in origin. However, exactly where in Indonesia and when, is a topic that has many versions. There are various theories as to how gado-gado came about; …

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sambal belacan with sliced vegetables and calamansi lime

Sambal Belacan (Malay Chilli Paste with Shrimp Paste)

Sambal belacan is a strongly flavoured spicy condiment that is eaten with rice throughout South East Asia. You’ll almost always find it at the dinner table in many a Malay home in Singapore and Malaysia. What is Sambal Belacan? It is a very thick and spicy condiment or hot sauce, made with chillies, shrimp paste …

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Serunding Kelapa in a white bowl

How to Make Serunding Kelapa? (Spiced Coconut Floss)

Serunding is a delicious, lightly spiced side dish that is popular in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. What is Serunding Kelapa? It is freshly grated coconut that’s seasoned with spices and tamarind, then cooked (with no added oil) until it’s dry-ish but still moist. It has toasty, nutty, caramel and spicy flavours, and depending on …

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sayur lemak yellow vegetable curry in a bowl

Sayur Lemak Recipe (Vegetables Cooked in Coconut Milk)

Sayur Lemak is a light and flavoursome yellow curry full of vegetables, that’s traditionally eaten with compressed rice cakes called lontong or even just plain rice. Is Sayur Lemak Vegetarian? Unfortunately, it’s not. As I mention on my Vegan Sayur lemak recipe over on LinsFood, many, many Malay and Indonesian vegetable recipes, have, at their …

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Homemade pineapple jam filled tarts

Homemade Pineapple Jam for Kuih Tart

Simplicity itself, this pineapple jam is used for filling our much loved Pineapple Tarts, or Kuih Tart, as its known locally, the personification of the festive cookie in Singapore and Malaysia. Originally published on LinsFood.com What are Pineapple Tarts? Pineapple Tarts or Kuih Tart in Malay, are actually cookies with melt in your mouth shortcrust pastry …

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Beef rendang in a dark bowl with yellow rice in the background

Authentic Beef Rendang Recipe & Video (Resepi Rendang Daging)

Beef Rendang or rendang daging, in Malay/Indonesian, is a curry fit for a King. It’s a curry with meltingly tender beef that’s been slow cooked in a rich, aromatic and highly spiced coconut gravy that will keep you coming back for more. And more! Originally published on LinsFood.com Where does Beef Rendang Come From? Originally …

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