4 Must Try Traditional Balinese Foods

4 Must Try Traditional Balinese Foods

Owh, so you are going to Bali? Prepare your stomach for these famous Balinese dishes!

Babi Guling (Suckling Pig)

Babi guling, or suckling pig, is one of Bali’s most famed dishes. The pig is stuffed and infused with a spicy concoction typically involving turmeric, coriander seeds, lemongrass, black pepper and garlic, and traditionally spit-roasted. It’s also available at a range of warungs where locals flock for a quick lunch or dinner.

Sate Babi (Pork Satay)

Every locals and tourists must try this culinary. Sate babi is one of the most delicious food in Bali and can be found in street or warungs. Most Balinese sate babi use “uyah tabia” or “salt and chili” for the spicy and it is so tasty!


Lawar is a dish created from a mixture of vegetables, coconut and minced meat mixed with rich herbs and spices. This dish is commonly found in restaurants and warungs in Bali. Despite its rich vegetables mixture, lawar is not a vegetarian dish, since most often it is mixed with minced meat or even blood.


Betutu is a Balinese dish of steamed or roasted chicken or duck in rich bumbu betutu (betutu spice mix). This highly seasoned and spiced dish is a popular dish in Bali and Lombok, Indonesia. An even spicier version is available using extra-spicy sauce made from uncooked (raw) onion slices mixed with red chili peppers and coconut oil.

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