Monday, September 22, 2008

Mixed Food

One of Indonesian traditional food is called gado-gado. Made from many vegetables, rice, snack, potatoes, 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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Max said...


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


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...

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...

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

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