1. About Jengkol Rendang
Jengkol Rendang is a dish made from Jengkol. 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. This food is the original food from Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia.
Now Jengkol Rendang is famous all over the world. Jengkol rendang is eaten with rice and vegetables as a side dish. The delicious taste of Jengkol Rendang is very inviting appetite. To make this Jengkol Rendang other ingredients used are red chili, red cayenne pepper, turmeric, ginger, red onion, garlic, pepper, coriander, nutmeg, lime leaves and lemongrass.
The existence of the use of red chili is many, making this dish contains many Vitamin C, provitamin A, and minerals that are needed by our bodies. Coupled with the existence of fresh beef which is a source of protein and minerals add nutrients to this dish. Spices like turmeric and ginger are also very beneficial for the body because of its content. This dish also does not use cooking oil so it is healthier. If you like spicy food. Read too: Beef Rendang
2. The ingredients used in cooking Jengkol Rendang
- 1 kg of fresh Jengkol.
- 200 grams red chili.
- 50 grams red cayenne pepper.
- 3 centimeters Turmeric. centimeters Ginger.
- 4 centimeters galangal.
- 10 pieces of red onion.
- 10 cloves of garlic.
- 2 pieces of turmeric leaves.
- 5 lime leaves.
- 2 stalks of lemongrass, 1 seed of the nutmeg, 1 tablespoon coriander, 1 teaspoon of pepper. 1 coconut, take the coconut milk. The salt according to taste. Sufficient water.
3. Step to make Jengkol Rendang
Clean Jengkol and boil until cooked. Blend the red pepper, red cayenne pepper, turmeric, ginger, galangal, red onion, garlic, nutmeg, pepper, and coriander. Prepare a clean skillet, input Jengkol earlier into it. Enter also the spice that has been smoothed earlier. Stir well. Wash the lime leaves and add them to the mixture of the ingredients. Add turmeric leaves, lemongrass that has been cleaned and washed, coconut milk, enough water until the Jengkol is submerged all over, and salt to taste. Heat over low heat. Hold slowly. Wait until coconut thickens and is brownish. A delicious, healthy and nutritious Jengkol rendang is ready to serve.
4. How to serve Jengkol Rendang
Serve Jengkol Rendang in a clean, dry dish. Complete with rice and vegetables.