Tumpeng

Tumpeng

Tumpeng is a cone-shaped rice dish like mountain with its side dishes.Tumpeng is a dish that came from Java.Traditionally featured in the ‘slamatan’ ceremony, the cone shape of rice is made by using cone-shaped weaved bamboo container. The rice itself could be plain steam rice, uduk rice (cooked with coconut milk), or yellow rice (uduk rice colored with kunyit). The cone shaped rice erected on tampah (rounded woven bamboo container) covered with banana leaf, and surrounded by assorted of Indonesian dishes. The side dishes could be such as urap vegetables, fried chicken, empal gepuk (sweet and spicy fried beef), abon sapi (beef floss), semur (beef stew in sweet soy sauce), teri kacang (anchovy with peanuts), fried prawn, telur pindang (boiled marble egg), shredded omelette, tempe orek (sweet and dry fried tempeh), perkedel kentang (mashed potato fritters), perkedel jagung (corn fritters), sambal goreng ati (liver in chilli sauce), and many other things. Also, there is many variations of tumpengs, like Tumpeng Robyong (for wedding ceremony), Tumpeng Nujuh Bulan, Tumpeng Pungkur (for death ceremony), Tumpeng Putih (with white rice), Tumpeng Nasi Kuning, and Tumpeng Nasi Uduk.

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