Enjoying local food trend are still a sensation when traveling. For me, as a good food connoisseur and writing the experience in the form of writing is a pleasure in itself. This time, the edition of our tour is still around Probolinggo City, a city located on the coast of East Java. The food we want to enjoy in this edition is also different than usual.
Eating local food trend, grilled rice, a food other than the others, this food is sold in a place to eat in the middle of the city of Probolinggo that is in “Angkringan Cak Kasan”, located in Ruko Panjaitan Palace, Panjaitan Street, Probolinggo, East Java. This place offers a choice of various types of grilled rice, with a variety of dishes in it. Grilled rice sold here is different, with a simple impression, but interesting to taste. Natural impression also comes when enjoying it because it uses a banana leaf as a wrapper of rice, especially when the rice wrapped in banana leaves are burned, which then appears is a typical burnt smell of banana leaves that burn and spread the delicious aroma is very tempting.
Indeed no one knows exactly where the origin of this food, but this grilled rice became popular around the year 2008. However, each time he heard his name, the thought immediately flew to a pack of savory rice wrapped in banana leaves. A pack of rice is usually filled with chicken slices, fish, also sometimes anchovies. Buying local food trend in Angkringan Cak Kasan, grilled rice offered there are two types of grilled rice is savory rice and plain white rice or no seasoning.
It is interesting to try the grilled rice food in this place, it is very varied. We can also enjoy and choose grilled rice, which are offered, among others, savory rice grilled chicken, savory rice grilled chicken not spicy, savory rice grilled tuna, savory rice anchovies basil. Also offered regular rice side dish of tempe, ordinary rice side dish side dish, ordinary rice side dish of mushroom, ordinary rice side dish of beef slice, lamb pulp, and chicken rice.
In addition also offered a variety of side dishes, which can be added after selecting the desired fuel. More delicious if you enjoy this rice with burned first. The rice is then baked on the grill for about 10 minutes. When the banana leaves begin to wilt and some parts become dry brown, the rice is then removed.
This grilled rice can be enjoyed at an affordable price, ranging from Rp 3,000 to Rp 7,000 per serving. If pas season petai, usually in Angkringan Cak Kasan is also provided rice teri petai sauce balado spicy flavor.
Especially for savory grilled rice, the difference is the unique taste. This grilled rice tastes savory because it is given. The shape is diverse, so is the wrapper. There are cylindrical or slightly rounded.
How to enjoy it even more delicious when you directly enjoy the rice that burns from banana leaves that wrap it so no need to pour rice into the plate. How to eat like this will provide a sensation when taking the rice from inside the banana leaf and also get the scent of banana leaves that smell fragrant.