Indonesia consists of so many tribes that spread from Sabang to Merauke. That makes Indonesia rich in so many Indonesian main dishes complete with their unique dessert. You will find so many different types of desserts in Indonesia from one to another region.
Just like other countries, Indonesia has its unique dessert that popular with Jajanan Pasar. There are so many types of them that commonly has a sweet taste, soft texture, some of them even a bit creamy, and easy to digest.
This time we will bring you to the most popular Indonesian dessert that comes from some Indonesian provinces. Most of them may make you gain some weight, obesity, and diabetic problem if you take them too much. So be careful while consuming them or you may be caught up with some of the most common Indonesian diseases.
Agar-Agar becomes one of the most popular Indonesian desserts that you can find in most of the Indonesian provinces. It is similar to Pudding with a sweet taste and soft texture. It is so easy to cook the ingredient so that made Indonesian prefer to present it as their daily dessert.
Agar-Agar commonly can be consumed strictly without some additional ingredients. But, you can also add some jelly, seaweed, fruits, basil seed, milk, cheese, and another ingredient as you want. Those unique ingredients commonly perfect to serve with some Indonesian traditional Christmas food.
Angsle becomes one of the most popular Indonesian desserts that come from East Java. It is made from the mixtures of sticky rice, Melinjo, sugar, ginger, the pearl of sago, coconut milk, bread, and milk. That makes the taste is sweet combines with the hot feels from the ginger.
Angsle is perfect to consume in the rainy season with the ginger inside. That makes your body warmer even though the weather is too cold outside because of the rain. That is why people choose it as the favorite dessert when the rainy season coming through the city.
3. Bika Ambon
Bika Ambon becomes one of the most popular Indonesian desserts that come from Medan, North Sumatra. It is made from tapioca flour, egg, sugar, yeast, and coconut milk. It has a unique texture from the yeast that makes the layer has some sponges on every slice of it.
Bika Ambon not only popular for dessert, but also as a snack for afternoon tea or coffee break. Indonesian also using it as a souvenir while visiting their neighborhood around the celebration day or another important event.
4. Assorted Porridge
Speaking of desserts, assorted porridge in Indonesia can be one of the most popular Indonesian desserts that you shouldn’t miss. There are so many types of porridge in Indonesia such as the Ketan Hitam porridge, green bean porridge, Sum-Sum porridge, Candil porridge, and many more.
Most assorted porridge in Indonesia comes from Javanese recipes so that it has a sweet, soft, and creamy texture. Commonly Indonesian using some coconut milk and sugar as the main ingredients and mix them with another one as the one.
For example, Indonesian using black sticky rice for Ketan Hitam porridge, green beans for green bean porridge, rice flour for Sum-Sum porridge, and many more. Some of them even you can find only become one of the Indonesian food that only comes in Eid Al Fitri.
5. Assorted Mixed Ice
Most Indonesian love assorted mixed ice after lunch so that makes them perfect to becomes the most popular Indonesian dessert. You can find such as mix fruit iced that call as the Es Buah, Es Campur, Es Cincau, Es Cendol Dawet, Es Teler, Es Doger, Laksmana Mengamuk, and many more.
Commonly you can find the assorted mixed ice in so many Indonesian provinces. You can easily find them in their original places such as the Es Cincau and Es Dawet from Javanese island, Es Doger from West Java, and Laksmana Mengamuk from Riau.
Most of them are made by using ice, sugar, some fruits, ice cream, and many more. Some of them also using coconut milk as the main ingredient with brown sugar. During Ramadhan eve, those assorted mixed ice becomes more popular than a regular day.
Klappetaart becomes one of the most popular Indonesian desserts that comes from Manado, North Sulawesi. It is made from coconut complete with coconut water mixed with wheat flour, sugar, milk, and butter.
Klappetaart has a sweet taste and soft texture that perfect for dessert even for children and elders. That makes this dessert becomes one of Indonesian preference dessert if they get bored with the regular dessert.
7. Lapis Legit
Lapis Legit becomes one of the most popular Indonesian desserts that nominated for the most delicious dessert in Indonesia. It is made from yolk egg, wheat flour, sugar, and butter. The process of making this cake is about four up to six hours that makes this dessert becomes a premium Indonesian dessert.
During the Chinese Lunar new year, among the Chinese culture in Indonesia Lapis Legit becomes more popular as they believe it was a prosperity symbol because of so many layers on it. Outside the dessert, Lapis Legit is perfect to consume with tea or coffee for snack time that Indonesian loves it so much.
8. Seri Muka
Seri Muka becomes one of the most popular Indonesian desserts that come from Banjar, West Java. It is made from sticky rice, sweet pudding, and pandanus juice. It has two layers of form with the sticky rice on the bottom and the pudding on top of it.
Seri Muka has a sweet taste from the pudding and a bit savory from the sticky rice. It is perfect to consume after your lunch and finish your Indonesian famous main dish.
So, those are some of a glance from the most popular Indonesian dessert that comes from so many provinces in Indonesia. Most of them have a tastefully sweet that most Indonesian love the most. Which one of them becomes your favorite dessert?