Rujak or Indonesian style salad served with tropical fruits, fried tofu, fried tempe, steamed rice cake, and vegetables poured with peanut sauce mixed shrimp sauce. It’s called Rujak Cingur, as cingur is part of cow added into Rujak.
Rawon is one of the East Java culinary that is easily found in Surabaya. This black thickened soup is made from kluwak (black nut or pangium) which makes rawon soup black. Rawon contains brisket beef cuts that are usually served with bean sprouts and sprinkle with fried onions. Suitable to be enjoyed while warm with a plate of steamed rice and salted eggs, shrimp crackers, fried tempeh and sambal as a complement. From street stalls to restaurants offer Rawon as one of the menu in Surabaya. How to enjoy Rawon properly? try for breakfast or for dinner time.
One day before Nyepi, the “Buta Yadnya” ritual is performed. “Buta Yadnya” is a series of ceremonies to dispel the presence of “Buta Kala” when which is a manifestation of negative elements in human life. In the “Buta Yadnya” series, there is a tradition of the ogoh-ogoh parade, which is a lively annual festival and has become a tourist attraction. Ogoh-ogoh are dolls or statues of various kinds that symbolize negative elements, bad traits, and evil that surround human life. The doll is made of a bamboo frame covered with paper.
This is a special culinary from Surabaya that cannot be found in anywhere except Surabaya. Its unique taste makes many people curious about its taste. This is different from other pecel because the sambal pecel semanggi is made from sweet potatoes as the main ingredient. Other characteristics in the way it is presented, clover leaves and steamed bean sprouts are arranged in pincuk style made from banana leaves and using puli rice crackers as a spoon.
This type of satay is different from other satay in general. Sate Klopo (coconut satay) is a type of satay made from beef or chicken wrapped in grated coconut that has been seasoned before. The beef and chicken skewers covered with grated coconut and grill into charcoal grill. Sate Klopo has a distinctive aroma and savory taste, then served with peanut seasoning sauce, sliced shallots, and chilies according to taste. Enjoy the sate klopo with rice or lontong.