Warung Pong Buri'

Warung Pong Buri’

March 12, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Emi Sailan No. 1, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan Description Warung Pong Buri’ has been around for more than 20 years now. They’ve built and kept the reputation of being the warung serving the most authentic Torajan food in Rantepao. Every morning they freshly cook their dishes and leave them in huge pots sitting in the front counter. So open the pots and choose your dish! Pong Buri’ can get really busy with a local crowd around lunchtime. Get there for an early lunch. The warung closes when the food is finished. Suggestion Go for the classic Lendong Pamarassan (eel in black sauce) with rice. (15,000 rp) Price All dishes go for 15-25,000 rp. Unlimited rice is included in the price, as well as drinking water.

Bale Pamarassan

Recipe of the week: Balé Pamarassan

February 15, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

They say love goes through the stomach. So how can you love Toraja without loving its wonderful cuisine? Every Friday we will present you a traditional Torajan dish. Today: balé pamarassan, or fish cooked in black pamarassan sauce. Ingredients 1 or 2 fresh water fish (golden fish) 2 table spoons of pamarassan powder 2 cloves of garlic 4 shallots 3 tomatoes 1 lemongrass stick 2 long red chilli peppers 5 1 cm of ginger 2 spring onions water, salt & pepper Preparation 1/ Pound the garlic, shallots and chilli peppers with a mortar and pestle until a paste is formed. 2/ Pound the pamarassan powder until fine. 3/ Crush ginger & lemongrass under a knife. 4/ De-seed the long chilli peppers and slice them into large chunks. Do the same with the spring onions. 5/ Fry the ingredients from step 1 until there’s an aroma. 6/ Add the crushed ginger & lemongrass, the pamarassan powder and three tablespoons of water and bring to a slow boil. Cook for at least 20 minutes until its natural oil appears. 7/ Add enough water to submerge the fish. 8/ Add the fish and chilli peppers to the stock and cook until the fish …