Jakarta is the capital of Indonesia. It is such a busy city where you can always feel the buzz constantly. Indonesia is a country where you can wide selections of spices and herbs. No wonders that some of their specialties taste super spicy. If you are spicy food lovers, you can explore some spots in Jakarta while travelling. Jakarta is the capital city so you can basically find diverse foods originated from different regions in Indonesia. Finding spicy foods in Jakarta is not so difficult.
Challenge yourself with these super spicy foods in Jakarta
There is personal satisfaction from eating spicy food for those who love it. For those who dislike it, the sensation of tongue burning may feel like a torture instead. If you are a team of spicy food lovers, here are several spots in Jakarta to try some of the spiciest foods:
Indomie Abang Adek
Indomie itself is a very popular brand of instant noodles in Indonesia. Ou can even find it in other countries and many people from all over the world have shown their love for this particular instant noodle brand. At Indomie Abang Adek, you will be served with Indomie instant noodle that is modified with special chilli sauce. The instant noodles become tastier and definitely spicier. To lessen the burn, add some other topping on your noodles such as cheese or corned beef. Be ready to sweat a bucket.
Seblak Jeletet Murni
Seblak is basically a street food in Indonesia originated from Bandung. It is made from raw chips or Kerupuk and other ingredients such as noodles, chicken, sausage, macaroni, etc. The thing that make Seblak special is the seasoning. The taste of chili and other spices is very strong. At Seblak Jeletet Murni, you can pick your own preferred ingredients and toppings. You can also decide the level of spiciness. Beware of the spiciness and get ready to have some milk.
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Bakso Rusuk Joss
Bakso is Indonesian meatballs and every region in Indonesia has their own versions of Bakso. Bakso is usually filled various ingredients such as chicken slices, cheese, hard-boiled eggs, or minced beef. At Bakso Rusuk Joss, you will get another version of Bakso, which is filled with super hot chilli. The meatballs taste delicious with umami hot broth and some other ingredients such as yellow noodles and some vegetables. However, be ready with the taste of hell inside the meatballs. You don’t even have to add chilli sauce into the broth.
Warung Bu Kriss
This is where you can order super spicy Ayam Geprek. It is basically smashed fried chicken with some chilli paste. It is often served with fried tofu, tempeh, cucumbers, along with steam rice. Dip the tofu and tempeh into the chilli paste on the chicken. East some sliced cucumbers to calm down your burnt tongue and stomach. Other Indonesian dishes are also available for you to order here aside from super spicy Ayam Geprek. They also come with reasonable price so it’s a win-win for you.