Nasi timbel

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Nasi Timbel
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Nasi timbel rice dish with empal gepuk fried beef, fried tofu, fried chicken, and salted duck egg.
CourseMain course
Place of originIndonesia
Region or stateBandung, West Java
Created bySundanese
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsHot steamed rice wrapped in banana leaf surrounded with side dishes

Nasi timbel is a Southeast Asian hot dish, originating from Indonesia, consisting of steamed rice wrapped inside a banana leaf. It is a traditional Sundanese cuisine from West Java.[1] The heat of the hot-cooked rice touches the banana leaf and produces a unique aroma. It is made in ways similar to making lontong; compressed, rolled, and wrapped in banana leaves; it then evolves into a complete dish served with various side dishes such as fried chicken, empal gepuk (fried beef), jambal roti (salted fish), tahu goreng, tempeh, salted duck egg, sayur asem, with lalab and sambal. Nasi timbel later evolved to nasi bakar.

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  1. ^ Eka Septia (2009-07-29). "Nasi Timbel, Raos Pisan Euy!" (in Indonesian). detikFood. Retrieved 24 May 2012.

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