Getuk Lindri

Ingredients : cassava, coconut meat, sugar
Price : around $0.05/piece (Rp 5.000/potion)
Taste : sweet

Getuk, or the full name Getuk Lindri, is my most favorite traditional snack. It’s tasty, filling, healthy, not overly-sweet, and cheap. Very cheap for all we could get from it.

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Getuk Lindri, wrapped in used paper

I get hooked when one day when my father bring me a very moist one. It taste so soft, but chewy and filling. The shredded coconut give a salty taste, complimenting the subtle sweetness ย of the Getuk itself. And the shape is unique too! It’s like layers of tiny cylinders. My favorite method of eating it is separating theย cylinders one by one or a bunch by a bunch.

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Cakwe

Name : Cakwe
Type : Fried food, salty cake
Ingedrients : flour, rising agent, salt, sauce is chilly,water and sugar
Price : I usually bought it $1 for 7 pieces, but could be more (Rp 1.500-Rp3000)

Cakwe, one of my favorite street food from Medan, Indonesia. Actually, Medan host a lot of delicious snacks, but this one is my absolute favorite, I will be tempted to buy one every time I see them sold.

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