Ketoprak Jakarta

ketoprak Jakarta
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Jakarta has many specific foods like Kerak Telor and Ketoprak. Those foods are today can be found in many places in Indonesia.

In Central Java and Yogyakarta, Ketoprak is not the name of a food, it is a performance art like drama. It uses Javanese language in the dialog and song. The Gamelan is escorting the play.

Ketoprak Jakarta is a food traditionally consists of  lontong (food consisting of rice steamed in a banana leaf), tofu, sliced cabbage, mihun (thin rice noodles), sprout, chips and sauce made from bean, brown sugar and chili. The taste can be hot or salty, it just made by order. The price is about IDR5.000 to 10.000 according to its substances. Today meat is commonly added in ketoprak to be more luxurious.
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ketoprak jakarta food
Photo credit: Deka

We can find ketoprak at restaurants and street food stall. In Yogyakarta it can be found at Gajah Mada University complex, precisely along the boulevard park.

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3 Responses to Ketoprak Jakarta

  1. Janthi says:

    Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm………… I like it

  2. pandapindi says:

    wuaaa. . uenakk e. . yg di ugm kurang maknyoss menurut saya. .

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