Nasi Goreng becomes one of the most Indonesian national dishes that has a delicious taste. It is so popular that makes Indonesia well-known with the delicious main dish all over the world. It also becomes one of the most delicious Indonesian staple food as rice becomes the main ingredient in it.
Nasi Goreng contains some rice that is stir-fried properly mix with some Indonesian spices. Sometimes people adding another main dish such as beef, chicken, vegetables, and some seafood. That makes it more delicious to taste than a plain Nasi Goreng.
So, do you know that Nasi Goreng so many variants? Well said, based on the additional ingredients on it, you can say that they have a different type of it. Let’s see some of them below!
1. Nasi Goreng Kambing
Nasi Goreng Kambing is made from goat meat inside it mix with some of the most common spices in Indonesian dishes. Commonly, Indonesian add some turmeric, lemongrass, and cardamom. Those spices will give the Arabian taste of Nasi Goreng that perfect to consume for dinner.
Most Indonesian loves Nasi Goreng Kambing by adding some sunny side egg on it. Commonly, most Indonesian loves it with adding some Indonesian chili peppers to makes it more delicious to taste.
2. Nasi Goreng Seafood
Nasi Goreng seafood is a Nasi Goreng that contains some seafood inside. Commonly, you will find some shrimps, octopuses, and other types of fish from the sea inside of it. That makes this type of Nasi Goreng become everyone’s favorite in Indonesia.
You can find Nasi Goreng seafood in most of the Indonesian Chinese food restaurant that spreads in most of the Indonesian region. Commonly, they will mix it with some Indonesian spices to make it more delicious to taste.
3. Nasi Goreng Jawa
Nasi Goreng Jawa becomes one of the types of Nasi Goreng in Indonesia that worth trying. Commonly, you can find it in most Javanese restaurants that spread in most of the Indonesian region. In Yogyakarta, this type of Nasi Goreng becomes everyone’s favorite since the taste has a bit of a sweet mixture with the perfect Indonesian spices.
Nasi Goreng Jawa usually becomes one of the part Indonesian main dishes after Bakmi Jawa. Both of them are so popular in Indonesia, specifically when you visiting Yogyakarta as the most characteristic of Indonesian cuisine there.
4. Nasi Goreng Babat
Nasi Goreng Babat is originally come from Semarang, Central Java. It contains some Babat meat that you can find as part of cow beef. It has a soft texture of meat that perfect to mix with the Nasi Goreng.
Nasi Goreng Babat becomes the most iconic Nasi Goreng in Semarang as the magnetic food for tourism visits. Some people come to Semarang to try the authentic of it as part of their traveling goals while visiting the city.
5. Nasi Goreng Tegal
Nasi Goreng Tegal becomes one of the most unique Nasi Goreng in Indonesia with a big portion of it. You can easily find it at most of Yogyakarta, Jakarta, or Surabaya’s street food. Most of them sell by Tegalnese that makes it more special to taste.
Nasi Goreng Tegal is not only has a big portion on one plate, but also the delicious taste from the Indonesian spices that they add. Commonly, they using more onions to make it tastier in Tegalnese dishes. They also add some chicken or sunny side egg as the additional dish on the plate.
6. Nasi Goreng Sunda
Nasi Goreng Sunda comes originally from the Sundanese tribe in West Java. It is cooked by using some Sundanese spices with some turmeric inside. That makes the color of it become a bit yellow but has a spicy level taste with so many Indonesian local chili peppers adding to the Nasi Goreng.
Commonly, Indonesian call the Nasi Goreng Sunda the Nasi Goreng that fit perfectly for home consumption. It has a typical taste that is made for private consumption in every household with simple ingredients.
7. Nasi Goreng Tek-Tek
Nasi Goreng Tek-Tek is so popular in Yogyakarta that has a delicious taste with simple ingredients. Commonly, some students in Yogyakarta love it the most with the lower price and a big portion of it.
Nasi Goreng Tek-Tek contains some scrambled eggs and shredded chicken. It only needs some onions, chili, salt, and a bit of sugar. Sometimes, people adding some soy sauce to make it lighter with color.
8. Nasi Goreng Hitam
Nasi Goreng Hitam is a Nasi Goreng that has a black color because of the black squid inside it. The taste is so delicious with some squids cut in a tiny block that makes it more like a Nasi Goreng Seafood.
Nasi Goreng Hitam is so popular in Surabaya, Yogyakarta, and some Indonesian regions near the beach area. Commonly, Indonesian loves it when mixing the Nasi Goreng with some big green chili pepper. They also add some cabbages that cut shredded to make the taste more delicious.
9. Nasi Goreng Ikan Asin
Nasi Goreng Ikan Asin becomes one of the most popular Nasi Goreng in Indonesia. It has a salty tasted because the salted fish inside is the main ingredient. Commonly, Indonesian prefer the salted fish to be soaked in the water bowl before cooked them.
Nasi Goreng Ikan Asin can be find easily in most of Indonesian Nasi Goreng’s restaurant. They present some of the menus with the combination of pepper, onions, petai, sunny side egg, and some shredded cabbage.
So, there are some of the glances about types of Nasi Goreng Indonesia that you can easily find in any Indonesian region. Which one is your favorite Nasi Goreng?