gado-gado


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gado-gado

(ˈɡɑːdəʊˈɡɑːdəʊ)
n
(Cookery) an Indonesian dish of cooked mixed vegetables and hard-boiled eggs served with a peanut sauce
[Bahasa Indonesia]
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There are some Asean neighbors that also make use of peanuts in their sauces, most notable among them, gado-gado and satay from Indonesia.
In the capital Jakarta you can find them on almost every street, serving everything from gado-gado - the famous Indonesian salad drenched in sweet peanut sauce - to, yes, in this age of globalised palate, pasta.
'There is Gado-gado, an Indonesian salad of slightly blanched vegetables and hard-boiled eggs, boiled potato, fried tofu and tempeh, and lontong (rice wrapped in a banana leaf), served with a peanut sauce dressing.
A variety of dishes with archipelagic flavors were served in the event, starting from kue cucur, onde-onde, and gado-gado which were prepared in front of the guests.
The one that stands out most -- or rather, the one that's lingered on my taste buds for more than three decades -- is her Gado-Gado, a vegetable dish she served with a peanut sauce that literally stopped time.
The rest of the meal was excellent as well: martabak, which is like a savory baklava filled with minced chicken (it probably has the same origins as baklava; mutabbaq is Arabic for 'folded,' and versions of it exist in Saudi Arabia and India); gado-gado, a welcome relief from the spice; black pepper prawns (udang lada hidam), a surprisingly mild dish which I'm told is a staple of Indonesian household food.
(It's part of the hotel's Indonesian week, which will also see a Balinese healer, Guru Made Sumantra, visiting Mandara Spa for a 200-person yoga class on July 15 and private sessions.) Dishes include vegetable gado-gado; braised beef rendang sapi; mie goreng fried noodles; and tahu penyet, bean curd in tomato and chilli sauce.
Vegetarian taste buds are also spoilt for choice with the gado-gado roast pumpkin salad and star anise pave, and fish-lovers will fall for the masala sea bream.
There was the gado-gado salad - a terrifically tasty combination of vegetables and tofu coated in a sweet peanut sauce - and a sensational prawn was the dinosaurs had come and curry.
There was the gado-gado salad - a terrifically tasty combination of was the vegetables and tofu coated in a sweet peanut sauce - and a sensational prawn curry.
was the There was the gado-gado salad - a terrifically tasty combination of vegetables and tofu coated in a sweet peanut sauce - and a sensational prawn curry.