Nasi megono

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Nasi megono
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A serving of nasi megono
CourseMain course
Place of originIndonesia
Region or stateCentral Java
Serving temperatureHot or room temperature
Main ingredientsRice topped with chopped young jackfruit, mixed with grated coconut, along with other spices

Nasi megono (Javanese: ꦱꦼꦒ ꦩꦼꦒꦤ, romanized: Sega megana) is a Javanese rice dish from the region of Central Java, Indonesia. Nasi megono originally comes from the city of Pekalongan on the north coast of Java, and consists of rice topped with chopped young jackfruit, mixed with grated coconut, along with other spices.[1][2] Nasi megono is usually served with mendoan, a thin fried, half-cooked, starchy tempeh.

Etymology[edit]

"Megono" comes from the Javanese word mergo, meaning "because", and ono, meaning "there is".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pribadi, Max Agung (17 October 2017). "Nasi Megono Pekalongan, Dulunya Sesaji untuk Dewi Sri". Warta Kota (in Indonesian). Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  2. ^ Ariko, Dedi (8 January 2019). "Sego Megono, Makanan Khas Pekalongan & Sejarahnya". Garuda Citizen (in Indonesian). Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  3. ^ "BUMBU MEGONO JUGA PUNYA LEGENDA! BEGINI ASAL USULNYA!". Pekalongan Info (in Indonesian). 20 March 2020. Retrieved 11 October 2020.