For Indonesians, rujak is a favorite food when relaxing. Each region has its own salad preparations. The taste is unique, makes the tongue curious. There are salty, spicy, savory, sweet, or sour.
Some consist of fruits, cingur, tofu, vegetables, to coconut shells. The seasonings also vary, some use peanut sauce, pindang sauce, and many others.
Curious about what types of rujak are scattered in various regions in Indonesia? Check out the review below, yes!
1. Rujak u groh comes from Aceh Besar. Not fruit, this salad uses coconut shells as the basic ingredient. Unique, huh?
2. Shift to Palembang, there is the famous rujak mi. This dish at a glance looks like pempek, but there are yellow noodles that make the difference
3. Jakarta also has rujak, the name is rujak juhi. As the name implies, juhi or dried cuttlefish is the star
4. Ice cream salad from Yogyakarta. Made from shaved salad with ice cream as a topping. Sweet, spicy and sour mixed together
5. In East Java, there is rujak cingur which is the prima donna. Consisting of kale, bean sprouts, cucumber, tofu, and of course cingur or cow’s mouth
6. Still from East Java, there is rujak soto which comes from Banyuwangi. The combination of rujak and soto has a unique taste, but it’s addictive
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7. At first glance, rujak petis is similar to rujak cingur. The difference is, there is no cingur as the main ingredient. How about you, want to try?
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8. Rujak gobet or this shaved salad comes from Surabaya. Best eaten during the day, it’s really fresh!
9. His name is rujak kuah pindang. This Balinese salad contains young mango, young papaya, and grapefruit doused with pindang sauce. Fresh!
10. Besides rujak kuah pindang, Bali also has rujak bulung. The difference is, there is Bulung Boni Seaweed and Tolo Beans in Rujak Bulung
11. Lastly, there is rujak terasi from Lombok. The filling consists of various fruits, then given a brown sugar sauce and a distinctive red sauce
Well, there are several types of rujak originating from various regions in Indonesia. Have you ever tried any rujak? Write in the comments column, yes!
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