Monday, September 22, 2008

Mixed Food

One of Indonesian traditional food is called gado-gado. Made from many vegetables, rice, snack, potatoes, etc............no wonder if Indonesian people called for mix or jumble things are gado-gado.

Gado-gado roundsman sales

With good taste and delicious and cheap price, gado-gado is one of favorite and popular food for Indonesian people. From "high-class" restaurant until roundsman sale. You can see it in Indonesia. Gado-gado also have many variations in its receipts which result many variations and combinations in taste too.

Here one of gado-gado receipt:

Coconut-Peanut Dressing
1 cup bean sprouts
1 cup shredded cabbage
4 ounces bean curd (tofu), drained and cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons peanut oil or vegetable oil
1 cup sliced cooked potatoes
1 cup cooked cut green beans
1 cup cooked sliced carrots
1 medium cucumber, sliced
2 hardboiled eggs, peeled and slice

Prepare Coconut-Peanut Dressing. Pour enough boiling water over bean sprouts and cabbage to cover; let stand 2 minutes. Drain.

Cook bean cured in oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat, turning pieces gently, until light brown. Remove with slotted spoon; drain. Cook potatoes in same skillet until light brown; drain. Arrange bean sprouts, cabbage, bean curd, potatoes and remaining ingredients on platter. Pour dressing over salad. Yields 6 to 8 servings.

Coconut-Peanut Dressing

1/2 cup flaked coconut
1 cup hot water
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons ghee or peanut oil
2/3 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger

Place coconut in blender container; add 1 cup water. Cover and blend on high speed about 30 seconds. Cook and stir onion and garlic in oil in 2-quart saucepan about 5 minutes. Stir in coconut and remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.

Serve warm and enjoy.........

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8 comments:

Max said...

Hello,

This dish looks delicious! Congratulations and thanks for having shared the recipe!

Cheers

Shireishou said...

Baru aja kelar sahur dah disuguh resep. enak beneeer

Nich said...

horas Lae..
Gado-gado sure is something, tasty and cheap :))
(tipikal anak kost)

ipunk said...

looks nyam nyam....

kbguy said...

I think over in Malaysia.. we called it rojak. But many variations..

Toras Hamonangan said...

@kbguy
Wow, that's good.
But in Indonesia, Gado-gado is different with Rujak or Rojak...

info usaha said...

yes Indonesia is a Beutyful country with beuty persons in there.GADO-Gado is the great food that i Have been tried.. :) kan ane orang Jakarte. Amazing Post you have.

Toras Hamonangan said...

yes...
but more great food and drink from Indonesia are recommended. Must be try...

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