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Delicious Spicy Rujak Kangkung You Need to Try

Spectr News Theme Eskanisa Ramadiani
12, September 2019
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This authentic food from Kuningan, West Java quite hard to find in the middle of hustle bustle Jakarta. Rujak Kangkung also known as Petis Kangkung is spicy salad made with water spinach instead of fresh fruit. If you find yourself curious about the taste of Rujak Kangkung, you should come to Rujak Kangkung Mba Ros in Johar Baru, Central Jakarta.

Mba Ros sell her Rujak Kangkung from 8am to 3pm every day. As the star of this food, fresh water spinach cooks a bit in hot water. Mba Ros wants it still has crunchy texture fits perfectly with various fritter like tempeh and tofu. Then, it topped with simple yet delicious seasoning.

Mba Ros mix red chilli, cayenne, shallot, garlic, shrimp paste, sugar, salt and little amount of tamarind water all together. Its tamarind water gives umami flavour to this Rujak Kangkung. It tastes savory, sweet and sour in every single bite.

Because water spinach is not like fruit which contains a lot of water, the sensation of crunchiness and spiciness are perfect. It might be unfamiliar in your ears, but Rujak Kangkung Mba Ros guaranteed make you cannot stop chewing. Come and visit modest stall of Rujang Kangkung Mba Ros for your perfect lunch.

Eskanisa Ramadiani
Eskanisa Ramadiani
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