Authentic Indonesian Recipes - Easy, Healthy and Delicious

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Cendol dawet: Indonesian dessert

Cendol is my favorite Indonesian dessert. Or is it a drink? ;-)
. In Indonesia I’ve eaten cendol a lot. You can buy cendol almost anywhere in Asia. I’ve seen loads of different varieties. For example, in Burma. They serve their cendol with white bread floating in the coconut juice. Crazy,...

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Simple peanut sauce II

Most of the time I make peanut sauce the same way as my grandmother did. I must say I love our family peanut sauce recipe, but now I discovered Beb Vuyk’s chapter about sauces and I’m surprised. So many great and easy recipes. Most of the time so much easier...

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Peanut sauce III (pecel sauce)

Vegetarian friends come over for a visit today. Great food loving friends, who love Indonesian food especially. They have lived in Java for a while. I love to test some of Beb’s Vuyk sauces on them. As a main course I serve petjel/pecel: Indonesian salade. Together with this salad goes...

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Satay Babi (satay with pork)

Temperatures are rising in Holland. It will be over 25 degrees celsius this weekend and for Dutch standards that is hot!. The perfect weather for a classic satay: Satay Babi! One of my favorite meat-on-a-stick recipes ;-). You can make this recipe with goat or mutton as well. In that ca,...

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Wajik – Stick rice Snack with Gula Jawa

This is wajik; a super-sweet sticky rice snack made with coconut milk and Javanese sugar (gula Jawa). Wajik is a delicious and nutritious snack. Because of the rice and gula jawa it’s pretty heavy and scrumptious. That’s why I think it’s the perfect snack for during or after a walk....

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Karedok – Vegan Salad with Peanut Dressing

This karedok salad is packed with fibers and anti-oxidants. Besides the health benefits, it is extremely delicious. This salad includes raw green beans, eggplant, and cabbage. The dressing is made with peanuts and Indonesian spices. At first, I thought that the eggplant would not be nice raw and cold, but...

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Indonesian Chili Salsa 25+ Recipes

More than 25 homemade Indonesian chili salsa recipes are on this blog now! I never buy Indonesian ‘sambal’ anymore in the supermarket. When we fancy a sambal I make one on the spot, that matches our dinner nicely. In the meantime, I have almost finished the chapter about sambals from...

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Vegetarian Bapao with Minced Meat

This is an easy recipe for bapao (Asian steam rolls) with a filling of vegetarian minced meat. ;-). For this delicious mini vegetarian bapao no animal has suffered and eating less meat is better for our planet too. I use minced meat from De vegetarische slager. This Dutch brand makes...

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Chili salsa with Coconut and Corn – Sambal Kelapa Jagung

This sambal kelapa Jagung is very different from other Indonesian chili salsas. It is not as smooth as regular sambal, but rather a kind of strongly seasoned grated coconut ‘salad’ with corn and chives. I have halved the quantities because this sambal is not preserved well and we have a family...