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Juhu Singkah

Juhu Singkah is a traditional soup dish by the Dayak tribe in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia, using the main ingredients of rattan shoots or Juhu Umbut Rotan which are cut into small pieces to be boiled into coconut milk and spices. This food is generally served with baung fish or betok fish and aubergine for a blend of savory, sour, bitter and spicy as a side dish of rice.

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Juhu Singkah uses the main ingredients of white rattan plants shoots and is only found around the banks of rivers in tropical rainforests that dominate the island of Borneo. White rattan plants cut at the base of the still soft called umbut rattan.

Juhu Singkah cooking requires extra energy which must remove the thorns that surround the rattan wood. Then cut into small pieces and added a variety of specific spices. Generally will be served also grilled fish and acid aubergine as a complement to the cuisine.

Spices used are bay leaves, turmeric, galangal, cilantro, garlic, onion, chili, pepper powder and salt. Rattan shoots that have been cut into small pieces soaked in water for a while, then put in the hot coconut milk and spices are to be boiled on the fire.

Some restaurants in Palangkaraya City serve Juhu Singkah cuisine, including RM Samba on Jalan RTA Amilono. These foods are also served in various ways in many restaurants in small towns throughout Central Kalimantan, including using meat, tomatoes and others. Juhu Singkah is rattan soup dish by Dayak tribe in Central Kalimantan

Location: Kalimantan Tengah.

Routes and public transport: Flights to Tjilik Riwut Airport in Palangkaraya City.

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