Traveling in Indonesia is not merely about going to beaches, exploring the city and villages or doing water...
The first thing comes up in your mind about Bali, you probably think about its beaches, rice terraces or luxury villas and resort. Yes, you are correct. But do you know that Bali also offers delicious cuisines?
Yes! But we are not talking about expensive and foods made-chef that you find in many restaurants and hotels. Bali is also a heaven for those who want to hunt local street cuisines that you should try if you want to spend your time for a holiday in Bali.
Do not ask their taste, you will never regret trying these delicious foods even you want to buy again and again. Here are most tasty local street food for your Holiday in Bali :
Sate or satay is local grilled meat on skewers combined with Indonesian sauce both spicy or sweet sauce. Indonesia has diverse cultures where you can find on almost every islands have their kind of satay, but Bali offers a unique variant of satay with meat like pork, chicken, and fish.
Sate Lilit is made by soaked meat with grated coconut milk, herb and other spices, then wrapped around the sticks before being grilled. You can find Sate Lilit around Kuta and Seminyak accompanied by coconut drink while waiting for sunset.
It might be a little bit difficult to pronounce its name, but it’s not as difficult as to remember its taste. Laklak is a Bali traditional cake made from coconut milk and rice flour which is perfect for your morning tea.
Laklak has green color where it’s coming from suji and pandan leaves. It can be served with grated coconut or brown sugar sauce combined with jackfruit, sweet and savory taste.
Laklak can be found everywhere in Bali street food and even in restaurants. If you want a holiday in Bali, do not forget to try Laklak.
Balinese snuggling pig (Babi Guling)
Balinese snuggling pig or so-called “Babi Guling” is local traditional food where pig roasted and spiced with onion, turmeric, lemongrass and other herbs for hours over a coal fire.
Babi Guling is usually served for Balinese ceremonies and special occasion but it’s not limited only to the events, you can find it in many restaurants entire of Bali.
You can eat Babi Guling as dinner served with traditional sauces and stew combined with hot drinks or beer. Your holiday in Bali can be more spectacular if you try this food.
Bakso or meatball can be found almost everywhere in Indonesia, but Bali’s also has its unique taste. Combined with Indonesian noodle, Bakso can be perfectly served as dinner with cool drinks.
Made from fish, chicken or meat combined with flour and other ingredients make this food taste more delicious especially added local herbs and vegetable.
Bakso can be perfect to eat especially during the rainy season because actually Bakso always served with a hot condition. If you want to holiday in Bali, do not forget to try this one.
Mie Goreng is very popular in the entire of Indonesia where many people say that Mie Goreng has become Indonesian icon. If you see this food for the first time, you might think that it’s Korean ramen or something. But it’s actually Indonesian noodle fried combined with herbs and served with an Indonesian omelet.
Many restaurants also add seafood to Mie Goreng like squid and shrimp or vegetables like lettuce, spinach or broccoli. Almost every local restaurants sell Mie Goreng and it can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or even dinner.
Holiday in Bali would be perfect if you try the local street foods, not only because they are often cheap but also they are super tasty. You can also combine these foods with Bali traditional drinks for a great combination.