24 Des 5 Balinese Culinary Recommendations That Are Too Pity to Be Missed
A holiday in Bali must be exciting. You can enjoy the scenery which is still natural and beautiful. In addition, Bali has its own charm in which tradition and culture are still very much maintained until now. Thus, foreigners often come to this “thousand temples” island. Not only limited by its scenery & tradition, Bali also offers its unique local culinary which is famous for its distinctive genes flavor (Balinese spices). You are not traveling to Bali if you do not try these 5 cuisines. What are on the list? let’s check.
1. Warung Babi Guling Pak Dobiel.
This is your first check list if you happen to be in Bali. Located in Nusa Dua, Pak Dobiel’s restaurant is always full and often, you need to que. The specialty of this meal is white rice with lawar, pork with Balinese seasoning, offal, satay, sambal, and jukut ares (banana steam soup). You can enjoy the dish by IDR 15,000 – 60,000. .
2. Warung Mak Beng.
For those who are fish lovers, visiting this restaurant is mandatory. Located 100 meters from Sanur beach, you will be served with 1 portion of white rice with fried fish and chili sauce and yellow fish sauce which taste like heaven. If you come here, you have to be patient because the que is usually long enough but trust me it’s worth it. Only with IDR 45,000 you can have this meal, exclude drink. .
3. Warung Bali Men Weti.
Another great restaurant in Sanur, Men Weti served “nasi campur”, Balinese mixed rice with chicken as its main dish. Open from 7 am, you will be greeted by long que of people who crave for this delicious food. One portion of nasi campur costs IDR 15,000 – 30,000. .
4. Rujak Kuah Pindang.
Rujak is Indonesian fruit salad. But, rujak kuah pindang is authentic Bali and you can only find in this island. It is made from fish broth then mixed with chili and shrimp paste and then poured into fresh fruits. It is so cheap that cost you only IDR 5,000 – 10,000. You can find it all around Bali. .
5. Ayam Betutu Men Tempeh.
This one is located near the port of Gilimanuk. It is 3.5 hours’ drive from Denpasar. If you travel to Bali from Java by ferry, this restaurant is a good stop for you before continuing your trip. It Founded in 1978, this roasted chicken has soft meat and rich flavor with a bit of spiciness. It only costs you IDR 50,000 to enjoy one portion of tasty and fresh ayam betutu. .
So how is it? Have you drooled yet after seeing the above list of mouthwatering dishes? Don’t forget to put them on your bucket list when you visit Bali. You should try the diversity of Balinese cuisines and there is 100% guarantee that you will always want to go back to Bali. .