1.About Jengkol Balado ( Spicy Jengkol)
Jengkol Balado ( spicy Jengkol) is a food made from basic ingredients of Jengkol and red chili. Jengkol (Archidendron pauciflorum, synonym: A. jiringa, Pithecellobium jiringa, and P. lobatum) are distinctive plants in the Southeast Asian region. The West calls it a dog fruit. Its seeds are popular in Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Indonesia know it as food. Jengkol Balado comes from Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia, which means food made from Jengkol and then added with red chilli sauce.
Jengkol Balado is eaten together with rice and vegetables. In the Making of Jengkol Balado , in addition to Jengkol and red chili, other materials commonly used are potato, lime or tomato, and red onion. Its spicy flavor makes Jengkol Balado is much preferred by people who like spicy. And now Jengkol Balado not only liked by people in West Sumatra but also throughout Indonesian,
Because many who like this dish then this Jengkol Balado can be found almost every Restaurant Padang. The existence of red chili and lime or tomatoes make Jengkol Balado contains many vitamin C and Provitamin A. Thus Jengkol Balado cuisine is very healthy and nutritious to be a side dish with rice and vegetables. If you like spicy food read too: How To Make Dendeng Balado (Spicy Beef Jerky ) The Delicious And Nutritious
2. The Ingredients Used in Cooking Jengkol Balado ( spicy Jengkol)
1 kg of Jengkol. 150 grams of red chili.
50 grams red cayenne pepper.
4 cm Turmeric.
10 pieces of red onion.
2 pieces of Lime or 3 large Tomatoes.
Cooking oil to taste.
300 grams of potatoes ( if likes ).
The salt according to taste
3. Step to make Jengkol Balado ( spicy Jengkol):
Clean jengkol and cut into 4 parts. Peel the skin of potatoes, cut into six parts.
Blend Turmeric and Salt. Mix with Jengkol that has been cleaned earlier. Allow for 15 minutes for the seasoning to soak in the Jengkol.
Boil red Chili, red cayenne pepper, and Tomato.
After the red chili, red cayenne pepper and tomato boiled, then mashed.
Add red onion and Salt. Puree again.
Fried Potatoes until cooked.
Fried Jengkol until dry that have been flavored it all.
Prepare the skillet. Enter the cooking oil then heat.
Slice three pieces red onion put in hot oil in the pan. After the yellowish onion, enter the red Chili, red cayenne pepper, and Tomato that has been mashed earlier.
Add a little water. Stir until cooked. If you do not use tomatoes, can use lime to taste sour.
Add Potatoes and Jengkol that have been fried earlier. Stir slowly. Jengkol Balado ready to serve.
How to serve Jengkol Balado ( spicy Jengkol):
Put the Jengkol Balado ( spicy Jengkol): in a clean, dry dish. Serve Jengkol Balado ( spicy Jengkol), with rice and vegetables.