Although Balinese traditional cuisine shows greater familiarities to that of Chinese, Indian and Middle Eastern, it’s special mainly due to the way they used their spices. Rice is indeed included in almost every meal, but there are other options that you must try too.
Nasi Kampur – the mixed rice
Nasi Kampur is a famous dish you find almost in all restaurants within Bali resorts. You find a scoop of white rice together with small portions of other dishes like meats, peanuts, eggs, and vegetables.
Bebek Goreng- tasting the crispy duck
In the menus of popular tourist resorts the likes of Anantara Uluwatu Bali Resort, the crispy duck is one of the most demanded. This is often served with rice, sambal, and a raw vegetable salad.
Bebek Betutu- 100% Balinese
Although most of the dishes suggested for you in this article contain food items that have links with other local cuisines, Bebek Betutu is 100% Balinese. It’s basically a steamed (sometimes roasted) chicken or duck in a rich bumbu betutu spice blend, unique to Bali.
Kari Udang- a blend of multiple local cuisines
Kari Udang has not been originated in Bali, but in Malaysia and has been evolved across Indonesia. This is a coconut milk-based yellow curry made with prawns.
Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+