You Must Taste Six Traditional Food From Sumba. No 4 is Very Unique, Parinseja.com – Each region has their own traditional food. As well the area of Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT). There are many traditional food from Sumba.
When you visiting this area, you can enjoy the culture and exotic tourist spots in Sumba. And you can taste the traditional food in there. What kind of delicious food from Sumba that you should taste?
# Nga’a Watary Patau Kabbe
Nga’a Watary Patau Kabbe is a corn rice made from corn and beans like red beans. Usually people eat corn rice with vegetables and chicken. Corn rice is the staple food of NTT’s people.
# Manu Pata’u
This food is one of the traditional food from Sumba. It is made from chicken with a coconut milk. You must cook the chicken until tender and seasoning permeated all.
Manu Pata’u is usually served for guests. The people of Sumba will give the guest a chance to take one part of the chicken. Then the guest gave it to the host. The other part of the chicken belongs to the guest. When the chicken is not exhausted, guests can take it go to home. It has the meaning of mutual respect and not leave food for sustenance continues smoothly.
# Ka pu Pantunnu
This culinary made from heart of banana. You must take the middle of this part of banana tree. Then you must burned and mixed it with grated coconut that has been roasted. You can eat ka pu pantunnu with corn rice and chicken or fish.
# Bokosawu Nyale
This food is one of traditional food from Sumba. Bokosawu Nyale is a sauce made from sea worms or Nyale that appear once a year. Nyale can be served raw and smeared wirh lemon. Then this nyale mixed with basil leaves. Have you ever tried this food? The texture is chewy and savory.
This traditional food from Sumba has a sweet and sour taste. Manggulu is made from banana, brown sugar and peanuts.
To make Manggulu, bananas should be dried for 3 days, then pounded. Then mix the bananas into brown sugar and roasted ground nuts. Dough shape lengthwise and wrap with banana leaves or palm leaves.
# Kadapet Watara
Kadapet Watara made from mix of corn, peanuts and bananas. Usually the dough is formed round and wrapped with corn leaves.
That’s some of the delicious food from Sumba that you should taste. You can also make some food as a souvenir for the family. So, don’t miss it!