Noodle becomes the second choice from rice as the Indonesian staple food and main dish. There is no doubt, that Indonesian will choose to cook noodles if they are getting bored to eat rice as the Indonesian famous main dish.
It is believed that noodles came to Indonesia for the first time in about 220 BC. They are some seller comes from China that brings noodles and introduces it to Indonesian. The noodles become evolve from time to time with a modern flour. Some of them even make it from vegetables for veganism.
Noodle becomes an Indonesian favorite dish of any age in Indonesia. Since along time ago, people try to modify the noodle with some creative recipes. That is why you will find so many types of noodles in Indonesia.
Different regions so that different from their noodle types. Commonly, the noodle will modify with the taste that meets with the local flavor. From that, Indonesia has so many different types of dishes made by noodles such as Mie Aceh, Bakmi Jowo, Mie Ongklok, and many more.
Here we have some of the lists of the dish made by noodles from some cities in Indonesia. Have you ever tried these luscious dishes? Let’s check them out!
1. Mie Goreng
Mie Goreng is a kind of noodles that cook by fried with an oily result. It has a great taste combines with chicken, meatball, egg, sausage, or seafood. You can choose it to cook in a spicy way or not and the taste keeps in the savor way.
You can find this Mie Goreng in most Indonesian cities. Some restaurants and street foods offer it as the main dish. You can find it not only when comes to dinner time, but also during the day.
2. Bakmi Jowo
Bakmi Jowo comes from Yogyakarta and it becomes the most favorable noodle as the Yogyakarta traditional food. Not only for locals but also local and foreign tourists. The taste of this noodle has a combination of sweet and savory. It is so great with the chicken and fried onion pour on it.
You can enjoy Bakmi Jowo with the fried or soup mode. The taste comes so great in your tongue once you get to bite them. There are so many Bakmi Jowo restaurants and also street food that so famous with it in Yogyakarta.
3. Mie Semarangan
Mie Semarangan comes from Semarang, Central Java. It comes with the noodle glass that combines with some Javanese ingredients. You can mix it with chicken or seafood as you want. It is perfect to consume whether fried or boiled. Not only in restaurants, but you can also find this dish in most of the traditional markets in Indonesia.
4. Mie Ongklok
Mie Ongklok comes from Wonosobo, Central Java. It is kind of a flat noodle with a yellow color. This kind of noodle is so famous with the special ingredients of its which has a thick sauce. You can request for spicy or not as you want and it is perfect to consume when the day becomes colder.
5. Mie Aceh
Mie Aceh is a kind of fried noodles that modify with the Aceh region recipes. The noodle comes in a thick size, the taste of it becomes so spicy. It has a great combination with the chicken, meatball, seafood, and many more.
It is not difficult to find Mie Aceh in Indonesia. You don’t have to go to Aceh if you want to taste it. There are so many restaurants in most of the Indonesian big cities that offer Mie Aceh as their main menu.
6. Mie Kocok Bandung
Mie Kocok Bandung is kind of noodles that cook perfectly with beef of the broth soup. The taste is so succulent and it is perfect to consume when the cold is coming. It has originally come from Bandung, West Java, but you can still savor it in most Indonesian cities.
Mie Kocok Bandung serves with yellow noodle which has a flat type, meatball, beef, bean sprout, and celery. You can add some side dish on its as you want.
7. Mie Gomak
Mie Gomak comes from North Sumatera which has a thick size and spicy taste. It is look-alike Mie Aceh even the taste has almost the same great taste. You can consume it as the fried or soup noodle as you want. If you want some side dish on its, so that the taste becomes richer than the original.
Kwetiau is a kind of noodle that has a flat size of about 0.5cm. it can be served by fried or making it as a soup. The taste combines with the Chinese recipe which is so great to taste. It has a combination of savory and succulent if it comes as the soup.
You can pour some seafood, chicken, meat, or even egg as you want. The taste will greater than other noodles so that you want it more and more.
9. I Fu Mie
I Fu Mie is kind of a yellow noodle that has a curly type. It made with the fried noodle and pour some vegetable mix with seafood or chicken on top of it. the taste is so great that makes everyone love it.
10. Bakmie Pecel
In Yogyakarta, Bakmie Pecel becomes so popular for breakfast that people do for activities in Yogyakarta. The fried noodles combine with Pecel as the local mix of boiled vegetables and the peanut sauce. The taste is so great as the combination of sweet, savor, and spicy.
So, there is 10 delicious food made by Indonesian noodles that you should try. Have you ever taste these luscious dish at all?