Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Porridge from Bali or Bubuh Mengguh Bali’s Special Food and How to make it

Bali has unique culture, habit, and good religion is Hinduism. Not only that were available in Bali, today I will give you our Bali recipe for making “Mengguh porridge”.
Mengguh Porridge

Did you know about Bali? Well Bali is the most beautiful island in Indonesia.  Bali has unique culture, habit, and good religion is Hinduism. Not only that were available in Bali, today I will give you our Bali recipe for making “Mengguh porridge”. It’s little bit complicated, but don’t worry. Once you have tried for it, next you’ll be master on it.
This food or Mengguh porridge come from Tejakula region, Buleleng Regency in Bali Indonesia. Completely hot and full of good flavor will make you want have some more. Moreover, you had better to consume it where you were in cool weather.  

Ingredients:

  • 200grams of rice (wash the rice)
  • 1200cc water
  • 2tsp of salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 500cc coconut milk
  • 500grams chicken breast
  • 200grams green beans (sliced it for about 1cm)
  • 100grams of peanut
  • Onion (that we have fried)

Spices that you should grind first:

  • 6 red onions
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 red chilies
  • 2 cm turmeric that have grilled
  • 4 pieces of hazelnut
  • ½ or a half of tsp pepper
  • 1tsp coriander
  • Salt according your taste

Material for Combination in Indonesia called it “URAP”

  • 100grams coconut (grated)
  • 200gams green bean then cut it into 4cm
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 red chilies
  • 1/2tsp shrimp paste (TERASI)
  • 2cm greater galingale
  • 2tsp brown sugar
  • Two lime leaves
  • Salt

How to cook Mengguh porridge :


  1. Heat 2 spoons of oil, then sauté the spices until fragrant or smell good. Enter the chicken bay leaves, galangal, and bouillon powder, add 500cc of water.
  2. Cook until chicken is well done and flavors then lift it.
  3. Take the chicken from the sauce or its soup.
  4. Boil the rice until soft
  5. Add coconut milk, salt, and bay leaves.
  6. Put the beans. Next Cook until beans cooked/well done then lifts it.

To make addition for Mengguh porridge “Urap”


  1. Puree all the ingredients of urap.
  2. Add the grated coconut.
  3. Steam the spices until done.
  4. Mix the seasonings with the beans.
  5. The last, Serve in a bowel of porridge, completed with fried peanuts, beans and urap then don’t forget to sprinkle the fried onions on it.
Enjoy your Mengguh Porridge ;)

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