Do you love consuming porridge? Porridge in Indonesia is so popular to consume in the morning as a breakfast. It has a softer and chewy texture compared to other dishes in Indonesia.
The texture makes it so easy to digest so that is perfect to consume if you are on a diet program. One plate of porridge commonly has lower calories compared to other types of Indonesian breakfast styles.
Speaking of porridge, there are so many delicious types of it that come from most of the Indonesian regions. Here we have some of them below that have a delicious taste and are full of nutrition. Let’s check them out below!
1. Chicken Porridge
Chicken porridge is one of the most popular types of porridge in Indonesia. It contains the porridge with chicken shredded, fried onion, scallion, fried peanut, celery, and poured with a turmeric soup.
Chicken porridge becomes so many Indonesian favorites for breakfast from time to time. It tastes a bit savory but so addicted to consuming. Some Indonesian people commonly add some boiled eggs to make them tastier.
You can find chicken porridge in most Indonesian restaurants and street food as well. In the morning, the seller of chicken porridge spreads everywhere up until around ten. Meanwhile, at night, there are still some of them that openly sell them.
2. Manado Porridge
Manado porridge is one of the types of porridge in Indonesia that comes from Manado, North Sulawesi. It contains porridge that combines rice and corn. It mixes with some vegetables such as spinach, carrots, kale, basil, pumpkin, and sweet potatoes.
Manado porridge has a unique taste that is similar to the usual Indonesian main course using the porridge, not the rice. Some Indonesian commonly add some salted and dried fish in Indonesia to make it more delicious. It has a soft and chewy texture that makes your stomach full in the morning.
3. Ase Porridge
Ase porridge is one of the most popular types of porridge in Indonesia that comes from the Betawinese tribe. It has a darker soup compared to other types of porridge in Indonesia. It is poured by stew soup that makes it darker but has a sweet and savory taste.
Ase porridge is commonly served with some bean sprouts, tofu, beef, fried peanut, and typical Indonesian Krupuk. It calls the Ase because it stands for the Asinan and Betawinese stew. This kind of porridge is one of the most popular traditional Betawinese cuisines.
4. Manggul Porridge
Manggul porridge becomes one of the most popular types of porridge in Indonesia. It comes from the Maduranese tribe that exists so many decades ago. It contains shrimp soup and fried crunchy shrimp at the top of it.
Manggul porridge has a delicious taste with the seafood ingredients inside. That makes this type of porridge become so many of Indonesia’s favorite main courses for breakfast.
5. Kanji Rumbi Porridge
Kanji Rumbi porridge becomes one of the most popular types of porridge in Indonesia. It comes from Aceh, North Sumatra, and becomes their iconic traditional food from so many decades ago.
Kanji Rumbi porridge looks similar to chicken porridge, but it contains shrimp combined with so many herbs as the characteristic of Indonesian cuisine. This type of porridge commonly becomes Acehnese favorite dish to break their fasting during Ramadhan month.
Kanji Rumbi porridge has a unique taste of Acehneese tribe recipes. Moreover, the clove inside makes it more delicious to consume. It brings the warmer feels once you taste it.
6. Mangguh Porridge
Mangguh porridge becomes one of the most popular types of porridge in Indonesia that comes from Bali. If you love spicy food, this type of porridge is perfect for you. It looks similar to chicken porridge but has a thicker texture.
Mangguh porridge has a typical spicy taste from the juicy Sambal of Indonesian local chili peppers inside. It also has a light savory taste from the coconut milk inside porridge that makes it thicker than other Indonesian porridge.
Mangguh porridge commonly contains Urap or boiled vegetables mixed with shredded coconut. This type of porridge also become the only porridge that should be available in some custom culture ceremonies in the Balinese tribe.
7. Asyura Porridge
Asyura porridge is one of the most popular types of porridge in Indonesia. Commonly it is only available on Asyura month in the ten of Muharram in Indonesia. It has a delicious taste from the turmeric recipe combined with the Indonesian staple food of rice.
Asyura porridge has a thicker texture than usual porridge. You can find this type of porridge in South Kalimantan, as it comes from the Banjar tribe in Kalimantan. This porridge is so unique because only available during the ten Muharram month.
8. Gudeg Porridge
Gudeg porridge becomes one of the most popular types of porridge in Indonesia. It comes from Yogyakakarta as one of the most favorite main courses to consume in breakfast.
Gudeg porridge contains porridge that combines with Gudeg as one of the most popular traditional food in Yogyakarta. It comes with thicker coconut milk combined with the Gudeg and crunchy Krecek Sambal.
You can find Gudeg porridge in most of Gudeg restaurants and Gudeg food-street as well. Most of them are spread in every corner of Yogyakarta’s popular tourism spot.
So, there are some of the most popular delicious types of porridge in Indonesia. Most of them come from Indonesian regions that become the richest culture of the Indonesian tribe in traditional food. Have you ever tried them all? Which one becomes your favorite?