Indonesian Paru Goreng (Fried Beef Lung)

Indonesian Paru Goreng

Paru Goreng is an Indonesian and a Malay delicacy. Beef lung can be cooked in various kind of dish. From belado to sambal goreng, paru is also eaten freshly fried as a side dish. Those who got scurried away on hearing the word lung, will not know what they are missing here.

Recipe for Paru Goreng

Ingredients for Paru Goreng:

  • 1 kg Beef Lung
  • 1 littre water
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 stalk lemongrass
  • Oil for frying

Ingredients to blend:

  • 5 garlic
  • 8 shallots
  • 2 tbsp ground coriander
  • 5 candlenuts
  • 4 cm tumeric
  • 3 cm galangal
  • 3 tbsp sugar


  1. Put sufficient oil in wok and fry the lemongrass and bay leaf, the blended rempah till aroma.
  2. Heat up water in pot to boil the lung for about 2-3 hrs till tender.
  3. Slice the lung thinly according to your desired size.
  4. Deep fry the lung in a seperate wok.
  5. Add in and mix the fried lung into the rempah mixture and stir well.
  6. Serve with rice or you can eat it as a snack.
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  1. feelMenow

    This one sounds really simple to do cant wait to try this one!