Indonesian STREET FOOD Tour in Jakarta, Indonesia! BEST + CHEAPEST Street Food Around The World!

Indonesian STREET FOOD Tour in Jakarta, Indonesia! BEST + CHEAPEST Street Food Around The World!


Coming up for all you food rangers, we're trying out a ton of unique street food in Jakarta Indonesia. You can discover along with us a huge variety of amazingly flavorful Indonesian street food. from exotic specialties like fish head curry and cow brain to more classic galaxies. Your mouth is gonna water. Get ready All right. So check it out. It's Trevor James. I just got into Jakarta Indonesia and I'm so pumped. This is my first time here. We're gonna go for a full-on street food tour. I just want to remind you if you haven't already, click that subscribe button and the little bell button down below because there's gonna be a ton of street food videos coming up for you.

Let's go Eat! Jakarta is packed with street food that you're gonna love on your first try. You can literally never run out of new street food to try as you explore the city. Everywhere you look, there's something new to be found. We came here specifically to eat street food and in one day ate a huge variety of incredibly good food. This Part 1 Jakarta Street Food video is packed with street food that you're going to want to buy a one-way ticket for. So make sure to watch until the end because these seven Jakarta street foods are insanely delicious.

Let's eat. We're in a morning market here. We're going to explore around. We're going to get a ton of street food today. It is going to be full on. Let's go eat. What's this Bubba I am? To start the day off right, we stumbled into a classic Buber Ayam street food stall.


This is a famous Indonesian chicken Congee that's packed with flavor and shredded chicken. First is topped with a delicious combo of yellow chicken broth and salty and sweet soy sauces. Then it's covered in crackers, fried yotal crackers, fried soy beans, and shredded chicken. It's the ultimate texture combo that you're gonna love.

Oh yeah, he's just loading the ingredients on here. Yeah, a little please. Oh thank you. This is the pooper I am. We just got the boober. I am here. Look at this. This is like an ultra packed chicken Congee here. Oh, you can see all that shredded chicken. There's like sliced fried tofu in there. There's crispy crackers, there's peanuts. There's Charlotte's fried shallots, cilantro, and then, oh, we gotta get to the bottom of this. Oh yeah, look at that. Wow. It is like an ultra flavorful chicken congee. That that chicken broth flavor. And that that fried shallot flavor mixed with all of the crunchy peanuts, The tofu, the scallions, the shallots. Oh wow, that's the secret right there. The chicken broth. It is so flavorful when he puts that on top of that congee.

Next up, just down the street we found a colorful display of tons of different spiced dishes known as Nasi Ramez.


Here you can get a huge variety of dishes ranging from seafood like squid and mussels to chicken feet and tempeh, soybean, and even stinky jengle beans. Here you get a real feel for the varieties of spice in Indonesian cuisine. This was just a warm up for the insane Massey Padang feast we had later in the day. And just walking down the street and seeing these colors, you can't help but to stop and order. Oh wow, what is this? Wow. Look at all these different curries and spiced seafoods. Hello, Hello! What's good? Very nice, Very nice. Oh nasty. You want pizza? Uh wow. she's just covering that sauce on there. And some chicken feet? Wow. Starting the day off right here. Oh that looks so potent. And just look at all these different dishes that you can choose from. I'm just going with two. They both look really spicy, but there's so much here. Oh wow. Right here. Yeah okay. [Laughter] [Laughter] Chicken feet and squid? Yeah, oh sit up good. I just chose two of those dishes. They look so flavorful and spicy I'm just gonna. Oh yeah, she just loaded up the sauce. I'm just to go right in for this squid Here to me, let's try it out. [Music] Oh, it's really spicy. I feel like I should have got a little more sauce from that huge selection. We've also got some chicken feet here now that looks covered in chili too. Oh, that flavor is so spicy as well. This one's also a little sweet. That chicken foot is super sweet. Looks like a sweet chili sauce mixed with the squid. Super spicy.

On top of that rice. That's the perfect start to the day set up set up. Next up we tried an amazingly flavorful and powerful Nasi Goreng aka fried rice.


This isn't just any fried rice though, this is the King of Nasi Goreng in Jakarta. As soon as you walk up, you'll know why. It's stacked up high and flavored strong with lamb, a ton of curry powder, sweet mani sauce, and a ton of butter. When the plate arrives to your table and you take your first bite, you'll wish you could eat this every day. We're gonna get a dish I've been dying to try. My first Nasty Goring Street food. Oh here it is. Wow, Wow, Look at this Nasi Goreng. Oh wow. This is gonna be a flavorful Nasi Goreng camping. Wow that is. Oh, that curry smells so aromatic, that curry powder just mixing it in there. Oh this looks unbelievably fragrant. We've got the Nasi Goreng lamb meat here with that all those chilies and curry powder. and then this is the fried rice that they mix it with. He's just putting the rice into that huge mutton fry. Wow! And look at the guy in the back there, He's got all the mutton. Oh yeah, and he's just putting more curry powder over top of that. Oh wow, that's amazing. What a what a beautiful concoction this is. I can't believe that I'm witnessing this right now. If you come to Jakarta, put this on your list that just looks to die for. All those mutton chunks he's bringing up from the bottom. Wow, I can't believe it.

[music] [music] Wow he's just loading up the butter. Thank you! Awesome! Let's go try it out! So we just got the Nasi Goreng. Oh yeah. Huge chunks of mutton in a fried rice, crispy crackers. And then they also serve. I believe these are pickled veg with some sambal. [Applause] Oh wow. that lamb meat is so soft. It is so tender. It is so soft and juicy. It's not very spicy, it just has a light curry flavor to it. Very light, very soft, very smooth. Really enjoyable. Wow! Sit up. Next up! We went to try one of the most famous meals in all of Indonesia, the Nasi Padang.


This is a meal that will make you change your life plans for they sure did for us as we changed our entire Indonesia itinerary and flew directly to Padang City afterwards to eat the real thing right from the source. This here is life-changing food. We're going for a meal I've been looking forward to eating for years.

Nasi Padang: This is gonna be good. Look at this guys. look at all this Nasi Padang. There's like so many dishes it's insane. Look at, Look at the amount of different curries and meats and fried fish and Wow! Nasi Padang: Okay uh. Beef rendang, Sit up, sit up. Awesome. We're gonna get how do you like. I love Satay. Okay, can we get satay too? Okay, Wow. look at all these dishes. Unbelievable. So the deal is they bring, they bring you a ton of dishes like this and bring it to your table and you can just eat whatever you like and pay for whatever you ate. Oh there's just so much here. Wow, Look at that. This is very spicy. Yeah. Indonesia Sambal? Wow. And we can have that with a Nasi Padang? Yeah. And then what is this here? Beef? Yeah Wow. Unbelievable. That is thick. Indonesia Nasi Padang Specialty? Yeah. Unbelievable. Look at this guys, this is this is the the Sambal here. Yeah. And then here is the Beef Rendang. So many spices in here. lots of spices you can just smell that is potent. So potent and rich. Okay, I'm gonna go try it out. Thank you!

This is the moment Right here? This is the moment that changed our whole Indonesia trip. As soon as we walked in and saw this selection. as the manager told us about West Sumatra and these Padang city specialties, we knew we had to go. You're going to want to watch this whole series as well as we venture to Badang afterwards to taste the real deal. [music] I can't believe I can't believe this. Wow! This is Satay. Wow! it just looks amazing. Thank you! This looks incredibly delicious. All of these different curries. We've got a Beef Rendang. I'm really looking forward to this dish that must be extremely spicy. We've got chicken liver with pepe stink beans, We've got fried fish, We've got beef lung. We've got so many different fish dishes. Oh it's just overwhelming. And we've got satay here as well. They bring all of the food to you here and whatever you touch, you pay for. What you don't touch you don't pay for. And I am just so excited to go right in for this beef rendang here. First, this is a classic Nasi Padang dish. Whole. Oh that's very very soft and juicy. Just gonna mix it. we'll get some sauce just gonna mix that with my rice. Oh yeah, that is gonna be oh that smells fantastic. Let's try it out.

[music] Oh that beef rendang is so thick and spicy and bold. Unbelievably flavorful, Thick, rich and spicy. And when you mix it with that rice, oh yeah, this is just one of the many dishes that you can try with nasi padang. This is definitely an extremely spicy meal. Oh wow, these are super spicy and so rich and flavorful. Every bite you take is like taking a new hit of flavor you never knew existed. From the rich samples to the life-changing beef rendang cooked in spices and coconut milk until it evaporates and becomes thick and rich to the gravy top satay skewers, the baby chicken with signature sambal, and the whole array of delicacies. the variety of different curries and flavors will blow you away that is so spicy and powerful. My mouth is just on fire. But it's not like a painful spice, it's like a smooth that spice. So good.

The final plate just came after all of these delicious spicy dishes. The Cow brain Curry. Oh it's hot. Oh yeah. Look at that. Oh yeah, that is soft. Oh it's so soft. I think it's going to be saturated with the juices of this curry. Oh yeah. Oh wow. That curry is so smooth, just a little spicy, and the brain is so soft it really melts into your mouth. Almost like butter. Oh yeah, look at that. Oh, it's just almost like butter. It just. it just dissolves into your mouth when you bite it.

After that massive nasi padang feast, There was one dish missing from the food we tried at Saree Bundo, the Fish head Curry.


I heard all about how incredibly delicious the fish head curry was at Madan Baru Restaurant, so we made our way over to try it out. So I'm a little full right now, but we have room to try fish head curry right here at Medan Baru. Massive fish head. Let's go try it out.

Hello, Your fish head curry. Wow. Massive fish heads in these huge huge bowls of curry. Wow. And they just boil them right in here. Oh yeah, there they are. They're just full of big fish heads. Oh wow. I think that's a snapper head. It just looks saturated with juice. All right, This is what we came for. We're gonna sit down and order one more. Whoa. It's just. I just want the fish head. Fish head. Big big big fish head. Please. He's gonna boil it. That is like a universe of flavor right there. You can just see all of the all of the curry particles. It's like a world of flavor. and he's gonna heat up that fish head. That snapper. Wow. Wow. Look at all that sauce he's putting on there. Oh oh my. that is insane. Oh my oh my. We have another padang feast here today, But I didn't come here for this. I just came for this insanely succulent and juicy looking snapper head curry. Luckily, if I don't touch any of these dishes, they won't charge me. So I'm just gonna devour this big fish out here. Oh it's just. it's just soaked in that. oh it's so tender. Oh it's burning. It's actually way too hot. But I'm just gonna.

oh wow, that is succulent. It just falls off. Wow. Look at that snapperhead meat just soaked in that curry just falls off. That's the cheek right there. Wow. Wow. that is just so melt-in-your-mouth delicious. The curry is so creamy. Oh oh it's barely spicy. It's just so smooth and creamy it's like [Music] Now that is amazing. It's probably the creamiest, most smooth curry that I have ever tasted that is pure pleasure. After that incredibly creamy snapperhead curry, we made our way to have a pre-dinner dessert.


One of the sweetest things you'll ever eat. Indonesian Murtabak stuffed pancake. You can either order savory egg and ground meat with onions and herbs or a sweet myrtlebox stuffed with butter and a huge selection of toppings including toblerone, nutella, crushed peanuts, sugar, chocolate sprinkles, cheese, and condensed milk. It's all folded in half before serving so the toppings are all melted in the middle.

Eating this is just like a joyful heart attack that looks insanely heavy. This just looks so heavy and and filling. Oh wow. I can't believe the amount of stuff he's putting on here. Oh, that's like a it looks like a heart attack. A joyful heart attack. More butter. This looks like a definite heart attack. This looks so heavy and perfectly symmetrical. Wow, can't believe that that pancake looks like it's saturated with butter and chocolate and cheese. We got a whole murder back here. Thank you thank you. It's heavy. This feels like it's a couple a couple kilos. It feels like it's a brick or two bricks. Okay, it's like a brick. Oh, look at that and we still have dinner to go after this. Wow! He just loaded it up with Toblerone and cheese and you can. You can feel it. It's just saturated with that condensed milk. All that butter in there and it is. It is Hot. Mmm Whoa. Oh, that is the the most sweetest, heaviest, most buttery, chocolaty, slightly cheesy dessert I have ever experienced that is so heavy. Wow, that is a definite heart attack on a plate right there.

After that super heavy murtabak.

We went out with our friend Chuchu for a big Ikan Bakar grilled fish dinner feast at the end of the day. There's nothing like sitting by the street side and having some grilled fish. All right. So for our final meal we are downtown Jakarta, I'm hanging out with Chuchu. We're in a residential area, there's a bunch of street stalls around, and we're on the hunt for delicious street food. I think right up here there's a big grilled fish. Let's go check it out. We stumbled into just one of thousands of Ikon bakar grilled fish joints throughout the city.


Here, a variety of grilled fish can be ordered, but we ordered one black palm frit covered in a spicy turmeric sauce and a bunch of grilled prawns as well. These are smoky, spicy, and juicy. and standing right near the fire is extremely hot. Just look at these. We've got these plump prawns. Big prawns with tons of chili sauce on there and they give you. They give you like a a sambal Spicy sambal chili sauce. Yeah and then another This this honestly looks like uh, this looks like a salsa. This could be like an Indonesian fresh chili with tomato salsa. Wow Yeah and then we've got a grilled fish over here. Just look at how plump that meat is covered in chili sauce and we ordered some veg to be healthy. Okay, should we go ahead, let's go for the fish first. this looks so delicious. Cheers! Cheers! Oh yeah, that is so tender. [Music] a little spicy, tender cherry. What a nice finish to the day. Oh yeah, what a nice finish of the day.

You get your hands messy, you get some nice big prawns covered in chili sauce and you can just dip it in whatever jiang you want. I've got the Sambal Choo Choo. You just try the.

this is the salsa. The Indonesian salsa. I guess you could call it that. Cheers! Cheers! Oh no. Oh, it's like a big mouth full of prawn meat. It's very juicy, very spicy dipped into that ultra spicy, flavorful sambal. Oh that is that is hitting the spot right there. That smoky, spicy, aromatic mouthful of prawn meat. I want to remind you to click that subscribe button down below and the little bell button beside it so you can get notifications right away.

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