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Let's to know Betawi (Jakarta ) culinary


For You who live in Jakarta would have ever tasted the traditional Betawi Foods such as Tamarind broth vegetables (Sayur Asem ), or Semur Jenggol. but Betawi Foods not limited of that two dishes, there are still Betawi Traditional foods and those are : 
  • Kerak Telor, as often found during a celebration of anniversary of Jakarta in PRJ Kemayoran beyond June - July, this some kind of cake made of egg, glutinous rice that has been soaked, serundeng (roasted grated coconut ), fried onions, ebi shrimp mashed and of course Salt to taste. there is two methods to make kerak telor is roasted and baked. First heat the pan over the coals of fire, use coconut shell charcoal, then put glutinous rice, Serundeng, Fried onions and ebi shrimp and last An Egg into pan. stir until mixed, roasting process is about 5 - 8 minutes, then turn the pan facing the grill fire it's baking time, don't worry it will not fall down because it stuck on the pan. after a minute lift and serve while it's hot

    •  Soto Betawi, Unlike the other Soto that has clear broth, Soto Betawi recipe uses coconut milk as one of the staple, the use of coconut milk which is quite dominant causes soto betawi has a savory taste at all and very indonesia taste, coupled with slices of tomato and a sprinkling of emping made Soto Betawi as an alternative menu is highly recommended.
    • Crocodile Bread ( Roti Buaya ), Bread to the shape of crocodile is always must dishes for those  people of betawi, who want to perform marriages, this bread has significance for the People of Batavia, namely as expression of fidelity of married couple to lively as dead. The origins of this crocodile Bread supposedly inspired by the behavior of crocodiles mating only once in the course of his life. and the betawi people believe it is hereditary.
    • Carp with Pucung Broth ( Gurame Kuah Pucung ),Carp with thick and juicy meat that is processed with seasoning and the broth Betawi distinctive blackish color. What makes broth turned black? Javanese People knew it as kluwek , now in the Land of the Betawi people call Pucung.Kluwek the black makes the dish more tasty. If you notice, similar to carp soup Pucung rawon cuisine.This dish is added saffron and starfruit wuluh ( belimbing wuluh )into it so it feels a little fresh acid.
    • Pletok Beer,  besides food, ethnic batavia (betawi ) has unique beverage named  Pletok Beer, although named beer, this beverage do not contain alcohol, but made from spices, the main ingredients is Ginger plus cardamom, lemongrass,cinnamon, cup (secang )timber and Sugar, to make a steady Pletok Beer in need An Old Big Ginger, or if you want to make it more spicy use a red Ginger.
    In addition Betawi Traditional FOODS and beverage over, there are some another Batavia culinary such as apem cake, Dongkal, grilled sticky rice, Dodol Batawi and many more, but the city of Jakarta which is now a metropolis, and fewer people who want to preserve Betawi culinary itself makes the comestible is rarely encountered. Happy anniversery of Jakarta ( Batavia ) City........

      Let's to know Betawi (Jakarta ) culinary