Bali Exotic Food Culture, In Hindu Balinese traditions, many foods are served in religious rituals, While worshiping, used as an offering for Gods, pork is offered to Batara Kala, while ducks are an offer to Hindu gods, such as Brahma. Certain rare foodstuff such as turtle meat is also used in rituals to offer God for sacred things.
Bali peoples usually purchase fresh ingredients food from the local market every morning on daily basis, cook and eat them in the late morning to be mainly consumed for lunch or brunch, left food is stored, to be heated again for family dinner. Other than homemade family dishes, Balinese cuisine is served in street-side carts and Warungs (luxury fancy restaurants in resorts and five-star hotels).
Warungs cuisine or restaurants usually specified on a certain menu
Steamed rice is commonly consumed in every meal of Balinese cuisine. Pork, chicken, seafood, and vegetables are widely consumed in all. As a Hindu nation, Bali never or rarely consumes beef in their food.
A pig roast is called Babi Guling. In Bali, this dish usually served with Lawar and white steamed rice; it is a popular dish in Balinese restaurants and Warungs. In tradition, Babi Guling is a prerequisite for the wedding served for the bride’s family; this is a very famous dish in Bali.
A steamed/roasted poultry (chicken or duck) highly seasoned in Betutu spices. This is a specialty of Bali cuisine. An even spicier version is also available using an extra-spicy sauce made from onion slices mixed with red chili and a club of coconut oil.
Balinese pork ribs are a cut of pork popular in Western and Asian cuisines. The ribcage of a pig meat and bones club together is cut into usable pieces, cooked by smoking, grilling, or baking and served usually with a sauce, often in barbecue.
Is a dish created from a mixture of vegetables, coconut and minced sliced meat (Pork/Chicken/Duck) clubbed with rich herbs and spices, this dish is originating from Bali. This dish is commonly available in all restaurants and Warungs in Bali. Despite its rich vegetable mixture, Lawar is not a vegetarian kind dish; mainly it is mixed with minced meat or even blood.
A dish of a scoop of Nasi Putih (white rice) along with small portions of other dishes, which includes meats, vegetables, peanuts, eggs, and fried shrimp krupuk. A Nasi might serve with several side dishes, including vegetables, fish, and meats.
Is a dish of seasoned, skewered, and grilled pork meat, served with a spicy sauce.
Lilit Means wrapped around. This dish is made from minced pork, fish, chicken, or even turtle meat, which is then mixed with grated coconut, coconut milk, lemon juice, shallots, and pepper, and some spices. The spiced minced meat is wound around bamboo, sugar cane or lemongrass sticks, and then grilled on charcoal.
Pork spicy stew soup, this Balinese pork version, and the soup color are not black but rather light brownish-grey instead. This meat soup is usually served to accompany by Nasi Bali or Babi Guling and acclaimed by many persons.
A traditional Indonesian soup mainly composed of broth, meat, and vegetables. Many traditional soups are called Soto.
It is a mixed salad dish of steamed vegetables clubbed with seasoned and spiced and grated coconut used for dressing.
Bumbu is the Indonesian word used of spice mixtures, sauces, and seasoning pastes. Balinese spice of Basa Genep, commonly used as a flavoring agent for chicken, fish, or meat. Chicken in the Balinese spice mixture is known as Bumbu Bali.
Bubur Ketan Hitam, Bubur Pulut Hitam, or Bubur injun is an Indonesian sweet dessert made from black glutinous rice porridge is a club with grated coconut milk and palm sugar or cane sugar. The black glutinous rice is to be steamed and boiled until they become soft, and sugar and coconut milk are added. It is a popular choice for breakfast.
Is a dessert package of sticky rice, coconut, sugar, and Indonesian fruit (often bananas or orange rind or mango essence).
A sweet, thick pancake mostly sold by Bali street vendors in the evening on the most street with different fillings on it like condensed milk, chocolate sprinkles, crushed peanuts, and cheese. Some vendors also offer eggs, chicken, and pork filling on it.
Kopi Luwak (Luwak coffee)
Kopi Bali also called civet coffee or “poo coffee”. Weasel-like animals called civets eat coffee berries in the night, and then poop out the coffee beans, Local are collected these beans, washed them, and roasted over a fire.
Bali rice wine (made by black or white glutinous rice – Ketan’).
- The Panas hot tea, are popular beverages.