Famous, Delicious, & Must-Try Balinese Food!

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Hello,  Travellers! How are you today? In this article we discuss about culinary, come on! Because there are quotes that are quite famous saying "Good food, Good mood" which is a delicious culinary makes our mood also good. So for those of you who are now the mood is not delicious, it seems that you need culinary. Well, this time we want to discuss about the popular &delicious Balinese specials. We discuss Bali again, Om Swastiastu for BTG Travellers originated & original Bali.

Okay, so nir only tourist attractions in Bali are famous, but special Balinese culinary is also famously delicious, loh! So, we hope that if you want to travel to Bali, this list of Balinese culinary that we discussed can all you try while traveling. Yuk, without needing to linger anymore, let's just review the contents of the article. Here is a list of 15 Famous, Delicious, and Must-Try Balinese Foods!

  • Ayam Betutu – Balinese SpecialTies That You Must Try when traveling in Bali!
    Source: Instagram @terasdewata (2020)
  • Well, the first Special Balinese food is Chicken Betutu. Chicken Betutu culinary is very famous among tourists and local people in Bali. The chicken used is chicken village, and how to cook using how to boil along with betutu seasoning consisting of chili, onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric, and so on.

    Usually, this Betutu Chicken is served simultaneously using sambal matah and kale plecing. The taste of Chicken Betutu is spicy, and rich in spices so legit. Chicken meat is also tender so it is easy to eat, accompanied by using warm rice & sambal matah special Bali, anyway very tasty, deh. This culinary is a must-eat menu for you to try while in Bali, and we most recommend.

  • Mujair Nyat Nyat – Culinary Fish Mujair Enak Khas Kintamani that Tastes To Make Nagih! Source: Instagram @madewedastra (2020), Credit: @widyadudy
  • Mujair Nyat Nyat is a typical Kintamani cuisine. Not for example Ayam Betutu which is known to the entire district in Bali. Mujair fish is easy for you to find in Lake Batur, therefore in Kintamani Subdistrict there is a typical culinary made from Mujair fish for example we again discuss this.

    How to make Balinese cuisine, Mujair Nyat Nyat is relatively easy, loh. The trick, just fry mujair fish until cooked. Then, sauté the seasoning made from onions, garlic, galangal, ginger, kencur, & others. After that, add water and fried Mujair fish. And, give a sprinkling of sliced seasoning consisting of onions, garlic, lemongrass, chili, &tomato.

    When it comes to taste, how? Mujair Nyat Nyat's culinary taste is savory, and spicy! The fish also has no fishy taste, because it has been given lime juice. The fish and seasoning also permeate perfectly, because the cooking process is carried using a small fire and closed. Eaten with warm rice tastes better. If you take a walk to Lake Batur, do not forget to try this one cuisine, yes.

  • Rujak Kuah Pindang – Culinary Rujak Bali Plus Pindang Fish, Unique and Delicious Taste! Source: Instagram @rujakbali_asli (2020)
  • As the name implies, if there is a term rujak there will be fruits. Well, this is a typical Balinese rujak cuisine called Rujak Kuah Pindang. What makes it different from rujak in general is rujak Kuah Pindang uses pindang fish as an addition in rujaknya. Pindang fish is a processed fish that has gone through the process of boiling and salting. Fish used for pindang generally between bloated fish, tuna, cakalang, cobs, and so on.

    How to make it is quite easy, really! Only rujak seasoning consists according to javanese sugar, red chili, terasi, salt, and tamarind water. Then, the spice was added with pindang sauce consisting of water, lemongrass, bay leaves, galangal, salt, and pindang fish. After that, add the rujaknya grains, namely: bengkuang, kedondong, pink water, young mango, and pineapple. Easy, isn't it?

    Then, make the taste feel how? Rujak Kuah Pindang tastes savory, spicy, and refreshing! Although there is fish meat, rujak does not taste fishy, loh. In Bali, you can easily find Rujak Kuah Pindang cuisine, especially in Denpasar. An example of a place to sell Rujak Kuah Pindang in Bali is Warung Siki Rujak Kuah Pindang & Tipat Cantok located on Jalan Kertanegara, North Denpasar District. It was just one error, there was poly kok selling rujaknya in Denpasar.

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  • Siobak Khe Lok – Singaraja SpecialTies, North Bali. Delicious Chinese Alculturation Culinary Products & Delicious! Source: Instagram @foodbali (2021)
  • Well, for Siobak Khe Lok cuisine is a special Balinese food according to chinese culture. Siobak Khe Lok comes according to Singaraja Regency & is a non-halal culinary because it is made according to pork. When we talk about history, in ancient times there was a port called Soenda Ketjil & located in Buleleng Regency.

    Soenda Ketjil is the dutch east indies era is the entrance gate to the island of Bali, so it is not surprising there are culinary acculturation Chinese such as Siobak Khe Lok into Bali. And you will poly find this Siobak cuisine in Singaraja, because it is close to the port of Soenda Ketjil in ancient times.

    Okay, let's review this Siobak Khe Lok food! So, this dish is there pork, pork samsam, there is ati, intestines, fried foods, then watered using thick brown sauce, then sprinkled using skin crackers. For the taste of Siobak Khe Lok, the sauce is thick savory because there is added tapioca flour. Then the pork on Siobak Khe Lok tastes graceful because it is cooked using sweet soy sauce & sugar. Usually eaten with white rice so it tastes more delicious!

  • Lawar – Balinese Specialties Made according to Minced Meat Roasted with Banana LeavesSumber: Instagram @madewedastra (2019)
  • Well, make this one cuisine called Lawar. What's that lawar? Some kind of flying animal? No, BTG Travellers. Lawar is a special Balinese food made based on minced meat baked using banana leaves, then given a variety of spices, such as: terasi seasoning, fried chili, base segenep (Special Balinese spice), coriander, black pepper, and others. Stirred with your bare hands, then given a long piece of beans. Usually, meat is used between pork but there are also those who use chicken meat.

    This lawar also, in Balinese tradition is commonly used for Panca Yadnya ceremonies to be an offering and also to be eaten. The word Lawar itself means a culinary spice dough, and from Balinese culture, Lawar is a symbol of togetherness that unites differences.

    When it comes to how balinese lawar tastes, the taste is delicious, savory, and spicy. The fragrance is also fragrant because many spices are included. If you are culinary in Bali, this Lawar dish is easy for you to find, really. Almost all districts of Bali there are those who provide a lawar menu. Especially if you look for it in Denpasar City, there are many restaurants using lawar dishes.

  • Sate Lilit – Balinese special cuisine Made by Mashed Meat & Wrapped with Lemongrass StemSumber: Instagram @myday_kitchen (2021)
  • As the name suggests, this is a special Balinese satay cuisine called Sate Lilit. This satay is not the same as the satay that we usually consume. If the satay is in the usual, generally use a bamboo skewer or coconut lid, right? Well, if this Satay Lilit uses lemongrass stems! Although, now there is street food that sells satay lilit using a regular skewer. But the typical one should wear lemongrass stems.

    Uniquely again, if ordinary satay will consist based on meat rebates and then seasoned nuts, right? Well, if this satay lilit meat is mashed, then given sautéed seasoning consisting of hazelnut, turmeric, chili, ginger, onion, garlic, terasi, and so forth. So in short, this special Balinese satay lilit is not sprinkled with spices again after being burned, but inserted the seasoning into the meat that is mashed and then burned. The way it's presented is different, isn't it? This typical Balinese satay lilit is generally of two kinds, some use chicken meat, there is seafood made based on mackerel & shrimp meat.

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