Trying the Unique Sensation of Buleleng Cuisine
Buleleng is one of regency in Bali Province. It located in northern part of Bali Island which has the widest area in Bali. Beside of that, Buleleng has many amazing tourist destination such us GitGit Waterfall, Banjar Hot Spring, Beji Temple, Lovina Beach etc. Beside Blayag, this regency also has many delicious food, those are Sudang Lepet and Jukut Undis.
Sudang Lepet and Jukut Undis
Sudang lepet (salted fish) and jukut undis (pigeon pea vegetable) are typical foods of Den Bukit community, Buleleng . Sudang lepet or salted fish is made through simple traditional process and certainly it is made without preservatives. However, not all marine fish can be made into sudang. There are some fish that can be used namely the species of sharks or stingrays. The making is relatively easy, so that it is also easy to find in all traditional markets throughout Buleleng. You can taste the crispy and savory when you eat the sudang lepet.
Jukut undis is very famous in Buleleng and has unique taste. This is one dish that enjoys doing Buleleng in Bali island, come to a traditional market in Bali you will find it. Now many restaurants that provide menu jukut undis and if you want to make it, this is the recipe;
• 1 / 4 kg undis, soaked with water for 12 hours.
• Condiments (chopped):
• 7 cloves shallots
• 5 cloves garlic
• Salt to taste
• 2 stalk lemongrass, chopped
• 5cm galangal, crushed
• 2 bay leaves
Process to make Jukut Undis
• Undis or black soya beans soaked for 12 hours. Drain. Rinse clean.
• Black soya beans then boiled until it looks soft (if less water, plus continued)
• Blend all ingredients, except the bay leaves and galangal. Next, fried in oil. Remove and set aside.
• After soya beans looks soft, put the ingredients into the stew was black soya beans including bay leaves and galangal.
Sudang lepet dish accompanied with jukut undis will be more palatable if equipped with spicy condiment. When making a visit to North Bali, apparently it is not complete without tasting this kind of food. This food can also be taken advantage as souvenir because it lasts a long time. It is recommended food to eat in Bali when you got holidays in Island of Paradise. I believe you will get unforgettable experience.