Helena Smit
Indo roots

Indo roots

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Indian Style Rice

Indian Style Rice

1 Rinse and soak rice. Place rice in a sieve and run cool water through it to rinse it until the water runs clear
Sate padang (Padang-style satay)

Sate padang (Padang-style satay)

There are many different kinds of sate/satay from different regions in Indonesia alone. Sate Padang is typically sold as street food in push cart in Indonesia
Black tea infused satay

Black tea infused satay

share. 00000. I’m definitely savoring last few days of Summer. The weather is definitely not Summery anymore, though I can’t say it’s cold yet
Red curry zoodles

Red curry zoodles

share. 00000. First snow fall of the season is predicted to be landed on this part of the country tomorrow
All-purpose chili sauce

All-purpose chili sauce

share. 90040. It never ceases to amazed me why little people (aka my kids) seem to have soooo many things when it comes to packing for vacation
Indonesian sweet martabak (Martabak manis)

Indonesian sweet martabak (Martabak manis)

He loved to snack on street food and kue kue (cakes and sweet treats in Indonesian language). Save Print Indonesian sweet martabak (Martabak manis) 2 8-inch martabak What you will need
Indonesian beef rendang (updated)

Indonesian beef rendang (updated)

) So, I decided to make this Indonesian beef rendang from scratch. Rendang is a very popular dish in Indonesia
Quinoa Curry Chowder

Quinoa Curry Chowder

Quinoa Curry Chowder is a perfect one-pot complete meal that you will love making over and over again
Stink bean fried rice (Nasi goreng petai)

Stink bean fried rice (Nasi goreng petai)

Stink bean fried rice is one popular Indonesian street foods. share. 00000. Fried rice is undoubtedly one of the easiest and most Asians’ favorite dishes to make
Onde Onde (Klepon)

Onde Onde (Klepon)

share. 14521000. Onde Onde (Klepon) is made of glutinous rice flour and stuffed with Gula Jawa/dark Palm sugar, boiled, then rolled in grated coconut
Super simple spicy and tangy noodles

Super simple spicy and tangy noodles

share. 3401162. I’m not sure if you will believe me or not, but I pretty much survived on this super simple spicy and tangy noodles the first 6 months when I just had our second baby
LEMPER AYAM / STICKY RICE CAKE WITH CHICKEN

LEMPER AYAM / STICKY RICE CAKE WITH CHICKEN

Lemper Ayam is one of Indonesia’s popular snacks, one of my favorites. It is made of Sticky Rice/ Glutinous rice with shredded chicken meat wrapped in it
Turmeric rice / Nasi Kuning

Turmeric rice / Nasi Kuning

Turmeric rice is a popular rice dish in Southeast Asia, especially in Indonesia we call it Nasi Kuning
MOM’S GREEN SAMBAL

MOM’S GREEN SAMBAL

If you are not familiar with Indonesian culinary, sambal is one of the must-have to accompany many rice dishes, poultry, meats, seafood
Tofu with sweet soy sauce dressing (Tahu goreng kecap)

Tofu with sweet soy sauce dressing (Tahu goreng kecap)

At least that’s how I feel sometime when I saw my friends posting Indonesian food they ate and here I was thousand of miles away, kept swallowing the saliva that just wouldn’t stop gushing