Indonesian to English Food Glossary

Your one stop guide to Bahasa Indonesia to English Food Glossary. Everyday cooking language used by Indonesians for spices and more.

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Adas Fennel
Adas Manis Aniseed
Asam Tamarind
Acar Pickle
Bengkuang Jicama, Yam Bean
Bawang Putih Garlic
Bawang Merah French Shallot
Bawang Bombay Onion (‘Brown Onion’)
Bawang Bombay Merah Red Onion (‘Spanish Onion’)
Beras Ketan Glutinuous Rice
Bihun Rice Vermicelli
Bunga Sedap Malam Dried Lily Flower
Cabe Chilli (Red or Green)
Cabe Rawit Bird Eye Chilli
Cengkih Cloves
Cuka Vinegar
Cuka Apel Apple Vinegar
Daun Pandan Pandan Leaves (Screwpine Leaves)
Daun Bawang Spring Onion
Daun Bawang Prei Leek
Daun Jeruk Kaffir Lime Leaves
Daun Salam Bay Leaves
Daun Kemangi Lemon Basil Leaves/Thai Basil Leaves
Daun Kari Curry Leaves
Daun Kucai Chives
Daun Seledri Celery
Daun Ketumbar Coriander Leaves
Daun Kunyit Turmeric Leaves
Ebi Dried Shrimp
Gula Merah/Palem Palm Sugar
Gula Jawa Coconut Sugar
Gula Kastor Caster Sugar, Superfine Sugar
Gula Halus Icing Sugar, Confectioners’ Sugar
Gula Pasir Coklat Raw Sugar
Gula Coklat Brown Sugar
Jahe Ginger
Jeruk Nipis Lime
Jeruk Lemon Lemon
Jeruk Purut Kaffir Lime
Jintan Cummin
Kacang Beras Merah Adzuki Bean
Kacang Hijau Mung Bean
Kacang Tanah Peanuts
Kacang Merah Red Kidney Bean
Kacang Panjang Snake Bean/Long Bean
Kacang Mete Cashew
Kacang Kedele Soy Bean
Kapri Snow Peas
Kangkung Ung Soy/Chinese Watercress
Kapulaga Cardamom
Kapur Sirih Lime Paste
Kayu Manis Cinnamon
Kemiri Candlenut
Kecap Asin Soy Sauce
Kecap Manis Sweet Soy Sauce
Kecap Ikan Fish Sauce
Kencur Lesser Galangal
Ketela Rambat (Ubi Jalar) Kumara/Sweet Potato
Ketumbar Coriander
Kunyit Turmeric
Labu Siam Chokoes
Lengkuas/Laos Galangal
Lobak Radish
Merica Pepper
Minyak Wijen Sesame Oil
Minyak Zaitun Olive Oil
Pala Nutmeg
Paria Bittermelon
Pekak Star Anise
Pepaya Papaw/Papaya
Petai Parkia speciosa, bitter bean,sataw, twisted cluster bean, yongchaa, yongchaak, zawngtah or stink bean
Ragi Instant Instant/Dry Yeast
Rebung Bamboo Shoot
Santan Cair Coconut Milk
Santan Kental Coconut Cream
Saos Inggris Worcestershire Sauce
Saos Tiram Oyster Sauce
Sendawa Salpeter
Serai Lemongrass
Singkong Cassava
Soun Bean Vermicelli
Tahu Tofu/Beancurd
Talas Taroo
Taosi Black Bean
Taoge Bean Sprout
Tauco Soybean Paste
Tempe Tempeh
Tepung Beras Rice Flour
Tepung Hunkwee Mungbean Flour
Tepung Kanji Tapioca Starch
Tepung Ketan Glutinuous Flour
Tepung Ketan Hitam Black Glutinuous Flour
Tepung Maizena Corn Flour
Tepung Roti Breadcrumbs
Tepung Terigu (Protein Rendah) Cake Flour
Tepung Terigu (Protein Sedang) Plain Flour, All-Purpose Flour
Tepung Terigu (Protein Tinggi) Bread Flour, High-Grade Flour
Terasi Shrimp Paste
Terong Hijau Thai Eggplant
Wijen Sesame

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