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Kerak Telur

Kerak Telur

Kerak telur is the original food of Jakarta (Betawi) , with the ingredients of white sticky rice, chicken eggs, dried shrimp with fried onions, then spiced into coconut roasted coconut, red chilli, kencur , Ginger, pepper granules, salt and granulated sugar. Kerak telur is present when Betawi-themed events. There is a unique way of making Kerak telur, usually done by a roving seller with tw...

Talam

Talam

Talam is a traditional cake from Betawi. It is made of cooked glutinous rice cake with sugar then it is steamed. In Ramadhan, the cake is quite popular as a dish for breakfasting. The cake consists of 2-3 layers, the green layer made of pandan leaves, the brown layer made of sugar, and the white layer made of the glutinous rice itself. Source of the pic: http://dhayangkuntuubekty.blogsp...

Roti Gambang

Roti Gambang

Roti gambang has been one of the traditional Batavia cookies in the form of bread. The cookie is firstly introduced in the Dutch colonial era in Indonesia. The characteristics of the cookies are the brown sugar and sesame.

Ketoprak (dish)

Ketoprak (dish)

ketropak is a Jakarta dish which consist of tofu, bean sprout, lontong, rice vermicelli lathered in a sauce made of peanut, garlic, brown sugar, chili, salt and sweet soy sauce and then topped with kerupuk. Lontong is a rice grain steamed inside a banana leaf while kerupuk is a type of crackers. Sometimes, ketoprak peddlers will add contents variety such as boiled egg or cucumber. Ketoprak is co...

Rangi

Rangi

Kue Rangi or sagurangi is a traditional Betawi cake that is still easily found in Jakarta. It is made of grated coconut and sago starch and then grilled using firewood to enhance the aroma.  The topping is usually only melted brown sugar thickened by sago although some will add pieces of fruit such as pineapple, jack fruit or durian.