Top authentic Balinese dishes to try – A delightful gastronomical adventure

You cannot visit Bali and not try out the delicious street food, the authentic traditional recipes and homemade goodies that are available.

The insane Babi Guling

If you are in Bali and looking for the best food there, the Babi Guling is an absolute must. It’s pretty much the “IT” food that everyone raves about. Babi Guling is basically a whole pig spit roasted over a charcoal fire for hours to attain the perfection of crispy outer layers concealing moist and succulent pork within.

Lawar

A dish that is traditionally cooked by men which involves strips of turtle, coconut and mango mixed with various spices and blood. Lawar is a traditional Balinese delicacy and carries the signature blood red. If planning to enjoy a culinary experience in restaurants in Kuta Bali, an option such as Holiday Inn Resort Baruna Bali would be ideal

Bebek Betutu

Bebek Betutu is a duck, stuffed with vegetables and spices and then wrapped with a banana leaf and cooked for several hours. This is a dish served on special occasions.

Rujak

Rujak is a healthy and refreshing salad that is made with unripe papaya and mango mixed with salt, sugar and chilli. Other popular dishes include black rice pudding, bean curd and fried cakes made with crunchy shelled soybeans mixed with a special type of yeast.

Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+