Balinese Food, have you tried any?
Going vacation to Bali is mostly about visiting tourist destination, doing some activities like watersports, and party! Don’t forget the party. But, also, don’t forget to take a look at Bali’s unique culture. One of them is their food. Don’t know where to start? Let’s check the Balinese food list below and get ready for culinary adventure!
1. Ayam Betutu
This is the most popular dish of Bali. This spicy food have to carefully cooked for about 24 hours. It creates its trademark of soft and tasty meat. Chicken is the most common, but some also use duck meat.
2. Babi Guling
Yes, pork! This dishes is very tasty, thanks to the spices and its cooking technique. Balinese mix the spices and cassava leaves, then put them into the pig’s tummy. Then slowly grilled it.
3. Satay Lilit
This Balinese food might made of chicken, pork, or fish. But, fish is the best. Usually satay use bamboo stick, but this one use lemongrass to add more aroma and taste.
4. Rujak Kuah Pindang
Easy translation for this Balinese food: spicy mix of fruit and fish meat. This unique food is easily found in the Bali’s street. Usually they use mango for this dish. But, there are some who use seaweed, this food called Rujak Bulung.
This is the Balinese food for vegetarian. Serombotan is the mix of beans, spinach, eggplant, and other veggies. These veggies is being steamed, then poured with spicy peanut sauces.
6. Nasi Jinggo
Looking for low budget food? Nasi Jinggo is the best choice. It is only 3000-5000 rupiahs per pack. Usually, it contains rice with fried noodles or tempeh, and some sambal. You might want to buy more than one pack because the portion is small.
So, which one would you go first? Enjoy your vacation with traditional dishes you can’t find elsewhere!