Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce Dressing (Gado-gado). Gado-gado is my favorite Indonesian salad. This Sundanese dish is a national favorite, and it consists of lightly boiled and blanched vegetables, hard-boiled eggs, boiled potatoes, fried tofu and/or tempeh cubes, and lontong (steamed rice cakes) served with spicy peanut sauce. Fun fact – Gado Gado means "Mix mix", which is exactly what this dish is about!
For the sauce: ground roasted peanuts, bird's eye chilis, dried shrimp paste (terasi), palm sugar, kosher salt, tamarind, and water. I used my food processor to make the sauce which was very easy and turned out great. A popular street dish in Indonesia, gado gado ("mix-mix") is just the thing to shake up your weeknight routine. You can cook Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce Dressing (Gado-gado) using 21 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you achieve that.
Ingredients of Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce Dressing (Gado-gado)
- Prepare of Vegetables (ex:carrot,lettuce,bean sprout,tomato,cucumber etc).
- You need of Boiled potato.
- Prepare of Rice cake (lontong).
- It’s of Hard boiled egg.
- Prepare of Fried tofu.
- It’s of Fried tempeh.
- Prepare of Tapioca crackers (krupuk).
- Prepare of Peanut Sauce Dressing.
- You need 6 of garlic cloves.
- Prepare 1 tbs of chili powder or paprika powder.
- It’s 1-2 tsp of tamarind paste or to taste.
- You need 100 gr of coconut sugar.
- Prepare 2 tsp of salt.
- It’s 2 tbs of sugar.
- It’s to taste of Ground white pepper.
- You need 150 gr of natural peanut butter (no salt/sugar added).
- You need 500 ml of coconut milk.
- Prepare 100 ml of water.
- It’s of Note :.
- Prepare of If you don't have peanut butter, use 200 gr ground fried peanut.
- You need of If you don't have coconut sugar, use granulated sugar.
Hard-cooked eggs, toasted tofu, bean sprouts, and vegetables come together with drizzles of spicy, habit-forming peanut sauce. Indonesian Gado Gado is a basically a mix of salad type ingredients along with a few other key items. Gado Gado literally means mix-mix so you get The star of this dish however is the delicious peanut dressing. Many of the vegetables ingredients are either blanched or cooked or sometimes fresh.
Indonesian Salad with Peanut Sauce Dressing (Gado-gado) instructions
- Cut/slice the vegetables as you like. Set aside..
- Cut the remaining ingredients (potato, rice cake, egg, tofu, tempe) as you like..
- How to make Peanut Sauce Dressing : fry the garlic clove until golden brown..
- Put fried garlic, chili powder, peanut butter, coconut milk and water in the blender. Blend all together until smooth..
- Pour it into a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat..
- Add coconut sugar, salt and sugar..
- Stir until it bubbles. Add tamarind paste..
- Keep stirring it until it boils hard and looks oily. If it hasn't looked oily, keep stirring it and lower the heat down. Make sure to taste it and add sugar/salt/tamarind if needed..
- When the peanut sauce is ready, cool it down..
- How to serve : Put veggies and everything else, except the crackers, onto a serving plate. Drizzle the peanut sauce as much as you like 😊. Put the crackers on top. Enjoy. (The best way to eat it is to mix everything all together)..
And so, in reading "gado gado," or "gado²" the translation could be roughly interpreted as "you This is a light and refreshing salad popular in many parts of Indonesia. Gado-gado (Indonesian or Betawi) is an Indonesian salad of slightly boiled, blanched or steamed vegetables and hard-boiled eggs, boiled potato, fried tofu and tempeh, and lontong. This Indonesian salad is true to its name, gado-gado, meaning "potpourri." Assorted vegetables, tofu, eggs, and shrimp chips are dressed in peanut sauce. Gado gado is een Indonesisch groenten gerecht. Het betekend letterlijk mix mix en.