Beside as special territorial, Yogyakarta also known as famous for its great local food. There is a list of local food in Yogyakarta you must try. Usually western people avoid for spyce, chile and hot taste. With a large international community and great local recipes the city offer plenty of culinary options for visitors. I want to share with you 7 of the best culinary choices in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

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1 Nasi Goreng (Fried Rice)

Fried rice is a special meal where we as local people can make their own. Usually people should prepare spices like onions, salt, vegetables, eggs, seafood or chicken. After that fried in a way and the composition that fits. One thing about fried rice is an extra soy sauce in the cuisine. The result is very tasty and makes you want to eat again.

2 Pecel/ Lotek

There is nothing fancy about the street restaurant at all. You only have to ensure it is clean and comfort place to eat. Nasi Pecel is a good taste and healthy. It contains of vegetables, peanut javanese sauce, and more disk. Sometime you will find local restaurant with “Lesehan”. It means you eat on the floor.

3 Soto Ayam (Chicken Soto)

Soto is a traditional Javanese food that has a very good taste. Usually soto uses contains chicken, vegetables, and delicious gravy. Sometimes local people will eat soto along with krupuk. If you really want to know about the taste of Indonesian cuisine, soup is one typical food.

4 Bakso (Meatball)

 Bakso or usually called as meatball are typical Indonesian food derived from processed beef and butter round-shaped with a very delicious taste. Meatballs will be served with fresh soup and some extra vegetables. It is a local food that should not be eliminated. Usually local people will love to eat this in the rain season. Whenever you want to eat, the taste does not change. Really, it is very tasty to eat.

5 Bebek Goreng (Fried Duck)

I said frankly that I prefer grilled duck than fried duck. I do not know why the taste of fried duck  in yogyakarta is different. Usually we eat fried duck with “nasi uduk” or coconut rice that very very yummy. Seriously, you have to try.

6 Sate (Chicken Satay)

Chicken Satay is a local tasty as Indonesian food. Chicken Satay is made from chicken. Generally, chicken satay cooked by baking with charcoal and served with a choice of peanut or soy sauce. It is usually served together with lontong or rice.

7 Gado-Gado

Gado Gado is one of Indonesian food with vegetables boiled and mixed together, put spices or peanut sauce mashed with egg slices and sprinkled with fried onions on the top. Add a little fried emping also crackers are also wearing prawn crackers.Gado-Gado can be eaten also like a salad with peanut sauce, but can also be eaten with rice. When you live in different place it is necessary to try local things or local food as well.

Now, there you go, that is all my favorite yummies in Yogyakarta. Everybody knows that western doesn’t like spicy and hot taste. I shall update the list of more favorite food when I find another in the future. At the same time, share or coment my article about your favourite food in Yogyakarta or Indonesia, also places too. I want to know and give your friend a try!

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