You will incomplete if you visit Bali without tasting Balinese food. Bali cuisine has a special attraction for foodies because it is always blended with strong and spicy herbs.
Most local tourists only knew a few types of Balinese culinary, such as Babi Guling and Ayam Betutu . This time we have been collected 6 types of Balinese Typical Foods that You have to Try
For the first place, we will start with the menu that is best known by Indonesians. Who has never heard of Ayam Betutu ? You shouldn’t miss This menu while travelling in Bali, for those of you who love spicy food, get ready to fall in love with Ayam Betutu, which is full of spicy addictive
Uniquely, the spices is put into the whole of chicken. Then the chicken will be wrapped in banana leaves and roasted using coals of rice husk which will be takes up to 24 hours, to produce an authentic savory, soft and spicy taste.
However, Betutu doesn’t always use chicken, there are also people who use duck.
It should be bolded, that this one hundred percent not halal. Even so, this food is the main culinary destination for the people of Bali and local tourists.
The color of the browned skin is really crispy. Moreover, the meat is so soft and rich in spices. Uniquely, even Balinese spices and cassava leaves are put into pork belly and rolled on hot coals.
The Babi Guling menu is usually served with warm white rice with lawar, satay wrapped around, and a small bowl of jukut ares.
NASI CAMPUR AYAM
Nasi Campur Ayam is one of the most popular Balinese foods. For native Balinese, this is their daily food menu.
Twisted satay, shredded chicken, Basa Genep Balinese seasoning, vegetable urap, and chicken lawar are ready to be eaten accompanying warm white rice. Eat Mixed Rice will be more delicious, when you mix it with Balinese embe sambal
Interestingly again, this menu always appears with a variety of side dishes in every restaurant in Bali, for example there are served with betutu chicken, tomato chili eggs, fried chicken skin, spicy tuber leaves, boiled fish, and a sprinkling of fried peanuts.
In contrast to most commonly used beef stews, Sate Lilit instead is made in a circular way. Previously, the meat would be finely chopped first and then seasoned with Balinese seasoning. Then, it is enclosed in a leaf of lemongrass or bamboo stalks. It tastes so soft and savory! Especially on the satin with the use of lemongrass, you will have a pleasant aroma.
Generally, meat is used, including chicken, pork, or fish.
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for western there is famous for salads and in Java is very identical with urap vegetables, Bali is no less identical with culinary special vegetables named Serombotan. This special Klungkung Regency culinary serves a mixture of vegetables such as long beans, spinach, kale, beans, round eggplants, bean sprouts, and bitter melon.
Meanwhile the spice is known as Kalas, which is a kind of coconut milk containing a mixture of mashed turmeric, galangal, onion, garlic, coriander and kencur. This spice is combined again with peanut and spicy seasonings.
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For those of you who want to enjoy cheap Balinese specialties, we recommend Nasi Jinggo. The uniqueness of Nasi Jinggo is the packaging of banana leaf wrap and super spicy chili sauce. The rice is only served with small portion, while the side dishes generally consist of shredded chicken meat, fried noodles, and sweet tempe. You will not feel full by only eating one packet of Nasi Jinggo
No one knows for sure the meaning of the term Jinggo (Jenggo), but it is said to come from the Hokkien language jeng go, which means one thousand five hundred. Indeed, in 1997, when this rice became popular, it was sold at Rp 1,500, but now it sells for an average of around Rp – Rp 5,000 – Rp 7,000
I hope this food article, will be extremely helpful when you’re in Bali and looking for some of the most delicious food in the island.