Authentic Indonesian Food Tasty In Java

Authentic Indonesian Food Tasty In Java

  1. Sego Kucing (Nasi Kucing)

Sego Kucing (Nasi Kucing) is a food that comes from Jogja, Solo, and Semarang. Sego this cat in the form of rice with very little portion wrapped in banana leaves. Usually sego cat is wrapped with a side dish of sambal, tempeh, or anchovy. This cheap and simple food is commonly sold in angkringan and will be better enjoyed with additional side dishes such as sate intestines, chicken claws, or fried foods. The price was quite cheap, ranging from Rp 1,000 to Rp 3,000

  1. Sate Klatak

Sate Klatak is actually a sate with the basic ingredients of mutton, but not like a goat satay in general. Sate klathak is made from young goat meat and how to cook it is also different, that is only burned with extra spice in the form of salt only. Presentation is also only served without the addition of soy sauce seasoning as usual. Sate klathak is commonly found in Bantul area. Price seporsi sate klathak also quite cheap, that is Rp 7,000 to Rp 15.000 only .

  1. Nasi Gandul

Nasi Gandul is nasi uduk served with banana leaves. The savory taste of nasi gandul is certainly more savory than nasi uduk in general. Nasi Gandul usually served with additional side dish of beef and fresh sauce of course. Pati regional specialties are very popular with the delicious fragrance pandannya leaves and will be more delicious eaten while still warm. The price of nasi gandul ranges from Rp 12,000 to Rp 20,000.

  1. Tengkleng Gajah

Tengkleng Gajah is not a tengkleng cooked by using elephant meat. This food is made from goat meat, but the presentation is in large portion so it is called by tengkleng gajah. How to cook it there are 2 kinds, namely tengkleng made tongseng and also tengkleng the usual fried. Tengkleng gajah can be found in Sleman area, which is minomartani region of Yogyakarta. The price of one portion of this elephant tengkleng is quite expensive, ranging from Rp 30,000 to Rp 40,000. But do not worry because one portion of this tengkleng gajah can be eaten for 2 adults.

  1. Sego Godhog

Sego Godhog is a food that actually resembles boiled java noodle, but the dominant content is rice. Sego godhog is usually served from basic ingredients such as rice, chicken suwiran, vermicelli, eggs, vegetables, and broth sauce of course. The combination of various foodstuffs and served in warm conditions makes this godhog sego a very popular culinary. Sego godhog can be found in Bantul and Magelang areas. The price of one segh godhog portion ranges from Rp 13,000 to Rp 17,000 only.

  1. Oseng-Oseng Mercon

Oseng-oseng mercon is actually almost the same as oseng-oseng in general. Oseng-oseng mercon is usually cooked with ingredients such as skin, fat, gravel, and bone. The difference with other oseng-oseng is processing cooked with spicy spicy so it can “blow” the tongue like a firecracker. Such is the origin of naming oseng-oseng mercon this. For those who have problems with the stomach is not recommended to try these super spicy foods. Oseng-oseng mercon many found in Jogja area with prices ranging from Rp 15,000 to Rp 20,000 per portion.

  1. Nasi Grombyang

Nasi grombyang merupakan nasi yang disajikan dalam mangkuk kecil dengan lauk berupa daging kerbau dan kuahnya. Penamaan grombyang sendiri berasal dari kuahnya yang sangat banyak bahkan melebihi nasi dan lauknya, sehingga saat disajikan kelihatan bergoyang-goyang atau grombyang-grombyang. Nasi grombyang ini merupakan makanan yang berasal dari daerah Pemalang. Biasanya nasi grombyang disajikan di warung-warung kecil pinggir jalan. Harga makanan ini berkisar antara Rp 15.000 hingga Rp 20.000 setiap porsinya.

  1. Garang Asem

Garang Asem is a processed food of chicken cooked with coconut milk and wrapped in banana leaves. As the name implies, garang asem has a sour taste and also spicy. Garang asem will be more delicious if eaten by using rice and additional other side dishes, such as various kinds of fried foods. This ferocious ash can usually be found in the area around Semarang, Demak, Kudus, Pati, and Pekalongan. The price of this ferocious ash section is quite varied, ranging from Rp 13,000 to Rp 20,000 depending on the additional side dishes used.

  1. Nasi Goreng Tembakau/ Tobacco fried rice

Tobacco fried rice is a dish that comes from Temanggung and it seems new in Temanggung only that presents this processed food. Not a tobacco leaf for cigarettes, of course, used for this food, but tobacco seeds. Fried tobacco fried rice is the same as making fried rice in general, but the difference is the spice used mixed with the collision of tobacco seeds. When presented, the smell of tobacco is so felt from this tobacco fried rice because it uses the basic ingredients of tobacco seeds. The price of one serving of this tobacco fried rice ranges from Rp 14,000 to Rp 17,000 only.


It seems that there are many interesting culinary that must be tried if visiting Jogja and Central Java. Ranging from simple food cheap cheap until a bit expensive everything is there. Starting from the plain dry to the berkuah also exist. In addition to traveling in nature, of course there is no harm we try culinary tours.

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