Indonesian meatball or commonly popular as Bakso in Indonesia becomes one of the most favorite food lately. It is not only has a delicious taste, but also you will feel fresh after consuming it.
Making a Bakso for Indonesian is pretty easy so that they make so many types of it. Some of them even become so creative make new recipes using Bakso into so many variant main dishes.
Speaking of Indonesian meatball, this time, we bring you into some of the delicious types of them that exist in Indonesia. Let’s see some of them below!
1. Bakso Sapi
Bakso Sapi becomes one of the most popular types of Indonesian Bakso. It is made of meat and commonly Indonesian shape them in round shape. Indonesian usually makes it to add in some soup for their home cooking.
Bakso Sapi can be easily found in the most Indonesian region. Most Bakso sellers are using meat for their Bakso. From a five-star restaurant up to the street food type, this kind of Bakso is always to be the favorite delicious main course in Indonesia.
It doesn’t hard to find meat in the market, so it makes it easier to make. You only need some amount of meat and flour as well. Mix them properly in the right comparison so that you will get the perfect texture of it.
2. Bakso Ayam
Bakso Ayam is another option for those who avoid eating meat because it is made from chicken. Some Indonesian commonly choosing chicken because it has a lower price than meat.
Bakso Ayam has a different texture from the regular meatball. Even so, the taste is so delicious, just like the meatball. You can even add to some soup in your home cooking, fried rice, noodles fried, and many more.
The seller of Bakso Ayam are not as much as Bakso Sapi sellers. That may make it difficult to find them. In some Yogyakarta street food, there are some of them so you can reach the area to try it.
3. Bakso Ikan
Bakso Ikan is a type of Indonesian Bakso that is made from specific fish. It has a more bouncy and juicy texture comparing to Bakso Sapi and Bakso Ayam. Commonly Indonesian makes it for special homemade soup.
Bakso Ikan has the softest texture, which makes it more delicious to eat. It also contains more proteins and minerals from the fish, makes it more nutritious to consume daily.
Commonly, Bakso Ikan sells separately in some typical frozen food. That makes you should cook them by yourself at home. That because there are not many Bakso Ikan sellers in Indonesia.
4. Bakso Rusuk
If you like the cow’s rib, then consuming Bakso Rusuk can be your alternative way to consume it. Commonly cow’s rib has higher calcium, so it is perfect to consume regularly. The bone of the ribs has a crunchiness level that perfect to mix with Bakso.
You can find easily some Bakso Rusuk sellers in Indonesia. In most Indonesian street food, there at least one seller of it. The taste of it has a delicious broth and chewy texture of Bakso. You may need more than one bowl to enjoy it.
5. Bakso Malang
If you visiting Malang, you well aware that Bakso Malang becomes one of their iconic main dish in tourism culinary visits. The Bakso contains one bowl of meatball, shrimp balls, fishball, tofu, noodles, and fried Pangsit.
As one of the local food in East Java, Bakso Malang is popular with its delicious taste, which makes tourists always come to get it. The spicy level which you can choose makes it tastier to eat in cold weather in Malang.
6. Bakso Cuanki
If you visiting Bandung, people may recommend you to try their popular street food in Bandung to enjoy Bakso Cuanki. It has a combination of meatballs, tofu, Siomay, and Batagor.
Bakso Cuanki becomes one of the most popular street food types of Indonesian Bakso. Not only in Bandung, but also in other Indonesian regions as well. The spicy level on it makes it loved by so many spicy hunters.
Bakso Cuanki used to sells by roving cart sellers, but as time goes by some of them not using the cart anymore. That makes it easier to find them nowadays even in the popular malls in Indonesia.
7. Bakso Aci
Speaking of Garut culinary for tourism visits, Bakso Aci can be one of the alternative ways to consuming Bakso there. It contains meatballs, Cuanki, Sukro, tofu, Batagor, and Bakso Aci, as one of the types of Indonesian traditional snacks.
Bakso Aci is made of wheat flour and sago flour which mix perfectly with the broth. It has a bouncy texture that more chewy to bite. Some people adding lime to the broth to make it the best sensation while consuming it on a hot day.
8. Bakso Bakar
Enjoying street food in the afternoon can’t be complete before trying the Bakso Bakar. It becomes one of the types of Indonesian Bakso that popular for students. The Bakso is roasted properly with some specific sauce that makes mouthwatering.
Bakso Bakar commonly consumes using barbeque sauce, peanut sauce, or only soya bean sauce. The smell of it, when roasted, can make your stomach cried for them.
So, some of the types of Indonesian Bakso exist from time to time. Most of them have a delicious taste that makes you feel hungry once you smell them. Which one that becomes your favorite so far?