Thursday, August 16, 2012

How to Cook Sambas Spicy Porridge From Borneo (Indonesian Recipes From Borneo)

Today unique foods will share about Borneo's Food. Well yesterday we had talked about porridge in Bali. Today we will take a look some of food from Borneo. The recipe of these foods are different from mengguh porridge. Borneo has special spicy porridge then it called SAMBAS porridge, which is very spicy  taste and delicious. it would be most delicious if you consume it one the cool weather. 


  • 1 kilos of rice (washed)
  • 1 grain of coconut (grated and roasted)
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of coriander
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 5 grains of onion
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of aniseed
  • 5 red peppers
  • Water at sufficiently to make porridge
  • 250 grams of meat

 Additional vegetables for Sambas Porridge:

  • 2 bunches of watercress (trimmed)
  • 1 bunch green beans, (trimmed 1/2cm)
  • 1 ounce of bean sprouts
  • 1 ounce of fried peanut
  • 1 ounce of peas
  • 3 ferns (cleaned)
  • 1 cup of bamboo shoot (boiled till tender)
  • 2 squashes (peeled and cut in 1/2cm)
  • 1 turmeric leaves
  • 3 red sweet potatoes
  • ½ pounds of cabbage (sliced)
  • 1 tofu (crisp cut)
  • 1 ounce of straw mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons of butter

How to cook The Sambas Spicy Porridge:

  1. Wash the rice then drain, and then roast the rice until yellow, add pepper, cumin, anise coriander and roasted until cooked.
  2. Roasted grated coconut till yellow then mashed.
  3. Washed and boiled meat half cooked. And then add the rice after it has been roasted with all of spices, and add the water, so it could be porridge.
  4. Heat the butter, and then sauté onion and garlic until smell fragrant then add to porridge. Enter the sweet potato that has been cut to the porridge.
  5. Put vegetables on the porridge then stir until vegetables are cooked/well done.
Serve during it hot completely with the sauce, lemon and soy sauce.  Enjoy your Spicy Porridge from Borneo. ;)


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