Fun Fact: One of the most prominent influences Indonesia received was brought over by Chinese immigrants. Through trade, which began around 2000 BC, ingredients such as tea, noodles, cabbages, soybeans and more made their way in, along with the stir-frying method.
Home to a variety of herbs and spices, Indonesia has many delicious foods to offer. With different influences from Sumatran cuisine, Javanese cuisine and some hints from Chinese cuisine, Indonesian cuisine mostly consists of foods such as noodles, meat balls, and spring rolls.
Satay, a common Indonesian dish is cooked over coal and served with rice cakes and peanut sauce. It is a national dish conceived by street vendors and has been one of the most celebrated foods in Indonesia. Originating in Padang, beef rendang is famous for its spiciness and richness in flavour.
Indonesian cuisine also consists of fried rice, nasi rawon, sop buntut (oxtail soup), siomay, indomie, pempek, sweet martabak and nasi uduk.
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