Desserts

Fried Bananas, S S Vanilla Gelatin Pudding, S7 Indonesia, a series of islands that lie in the path of countless ancient trade routes, has long reaped the rewards of its location. Over the centuries, traders from distant lands brought new religions, traditions, and recipes to the islands. The first inhabitants of Indonesia came from the Southeast Asian mainland in 2000 B.C. These people, called the Malay, introduced rice and stir-frying, a method of cooking vegetables and meats in a bowl-shaped...

Balinese Vegetable Soup Sayur Oelih

To make this soup a full meal, serve with a side of cooked rice see recipe on page 44 . 2 candlenuts or macadamia nuts or tsp. shrimp paste 2 to 3 tsp. ground coriander 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 whole shallot, sliced thin 1 14-oz. can reduced-fat coconut milk 2 tbsp. lemon juice tsp. salt If you can't find fresh or dried salam leaves, leave them out of the recipe. 1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Wash green beans and trim the ends. Carefully add beans to the boiling water and cook...

Vegetable Sour Soup Sayur Asam

This is one of the most popular soups in Indonesia.When served as part of a larger meal, it usually accompanies Javanese-style fried chicken and steamed rice. I inch-long piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced I red chili pepper, seeded and sliced 1 tsp. shrimp paste tsp. salt 5 c. low-fat chicken or vegetable broth c. salted peanuts, coarsely chopped I chayote, peeled, seeded, and sliced thin c. fresh or frozen green beans, ends trimmed I green chili pepper, sliced optional Always wear rubber...