Besides of rich culture diversity and the other uniqueness in every region in Indonesia, there are unique foods also in every country of Indonesia. In every region of Indonesia, you can find the unique food originally from its city that you can buy as souvenir to your family, friends or relatives. This time this article will show you the top 10 unique foods from every region in Indonesia which you should buy as souvenir.
Jakarta is a capital city of Indonesia, and Jakarta is the biggest city in Indonesia. There are many tourism objects there, and Jakarta is famous by its unique culinary. Once you get there, you must try Jakarta’s unique food such as like Betawi’s soto, Kerak Telor, Uduk Rice, and many more. And if you want to buy unique souvenir, you should buy Jakarta’s pickle.
Lontong Balap is a unique food you can buy as souvenir from Surabaya, East Java. Surabaya is the second biggest city in Indonesia, with the big city Surabaya has, there are many culinary that is unique in Surabaya, and one of them is Lontong Balap. This is Lontong rice served with fried onions, bean sprouts, chicken and soup.
Nasi Timbel (Timbel Rice)
Bandung is one of the big cities in Indonesia where has many attractions from tourism, shopping, and culinary. The most popular Bandung’s culinary that can be bought as souvenir is Timbel Rice. Timbel rice is unique rice you should try.
Now we go to Sumatera Island, North Sumatera Exactly. In Medan, there is a favorite and the most popular food that is usually bought by tourists as the souvenir from Medan. That is Bika Ambon, Bika is a sweet oven cake, unique from Medan.
Back to the Central Java again, once you visit the Capital City of Central Java, Semarang, you must buy this unique food from Semarang as your souvenir. Because Lumpia is very common food bought as the souvenir in Semarang. It is fried flour with vegetables inside it.
Pempek is a traditional and unique from Palembang, South Sumatera. Pempek is popular not only in Pelembang but also outside Palembang. Pempek is the common food bought as the souvenir when tourist visited palembang.
Coto Makassar is another Indonesia unique food, this is a broth food served with rice. It is also can be bought as the souvenir for you once you are in Makassar, because Coto Makassar is quiet popular in Makassar.
Sambal or spicy condiment is a popular and favorite spice for Indonesian, Indonesian cannot eat without spicy food, and Belacan is one of them. Belacan is a unique food from Pekanbaru, it is usually bought as souvenir by the tourist to be eaten along with other foods.
Dodol is a unique symbol from Garut West java. Garut is the popular food and the producer of Dodol in West java. Dodol usually bought as the souvenir once someone visit Garut.
In addition Gudeg, Yogyakarta also famous by the original chocolate from Kota Gede Yogyakarta, that is Monggo chocolate. This chocolate is a perfect souvenir once you are in Yogyakarta.