10 Typical Indonesian Vegan Foods, Delicious Rich Flavors
Indonesian vegan food generally consists of fruit, vegetables, seeds, and nuts. These dishes do not contain animal products which vegetarians certainly avoid. Usually, people will refer to western food as a guide for vegetarian food menus.
Typical Indonesian food itself has many variants that are included in the vegetarian menu list as follows:
Indonesian Vegetarian Food Menu
Who does not know this food? This Indonesian dish is made from a mixture of vegetables, beans, tofu, and tempeh (soy) in Gado-Gado, which is very suitable as a menu of choice for vegans.
At first glance, the appearance of Ketoprak may look similar to Gado-gado. Both are covered in peanut sauce. However, the main ingredients of the two are indeed different. Ketoprak consists of rice cake, bean sprouts, vermicelli, bean sprouts, and tofu. This menu is also suitable for vegetarians.
Just like Gado-gado, Urap is also rich in vegetables. This vegetable mixture is added with shavings of coconut with spices that make it very tasty. Vegetarians must try, of course.
Pecel is still on the following menu for vegan food Indonesia with peanut sauce. Vegetables on Pecel are steamed or boiled first until wilted and then doused with peanut sauce. You can also consume this menu with rice.
This next Sundanese food can also be a daily vegetarian menu. Karedok is made from raw vegetables that have been cleaned and then added with peanut sauce.
Not served with peanut sauce, Lodeh is served with coconut milk. Lodeh is made from various kinds of vegetables rich in nutrients. Indonesian people usually eat this food along with rice and additional fried tempeh.
- Sayur Asam (Sour Vegetable)
This vegetarian food is also rich in spices, delicious, and healthy. The composition of the vegetables is similar to Lodeh, and the only difference is that the sauce is mixed. This food sauce is slightly sour but delicious, as the name implies.
Apart from fish and chicken, vegetarians can also try processed vegetables and tofu, and tempeh as a spicy menu. Overall this food menu will be wrapped in banana leaves and then steamed or baked. The delicious taste of the spices and the distinctive aroma of banana leaves are guaranteed to make you addicted.
- Asinan (Pickles)
Asinan is a sour and salty food that is often consumed as a snack, made from various fruits and vegetables such as mango, cabbage, and beans soaked in salt water or vinegar with additional spices.
- Plecing Kangkung
The aroma and taste of the spices in the spicy sauce wrapped in the Plecing Kangkung make this dish rich in spices. Plecing kangkung is worth a try for spicy lover vegetarians.
The Indonesian vegetarian menu above is not less interesting than western Bali rafting food. So, which one is your favorite?