Fruit rujak in Indonesia, seasonal fruits with spicy palm sugar dressing, served on stone mortar.
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and vegetable salad dish commonly found in Indonesia
. Other than referring to this fruit salad dish, the term rojak
also means "mixture" or "eclectic mix" in colloquial Malay
Rujak is available everywhere across Indonesia, and there are rich variations within the country. However, the most popular rujak variant is rujak buah
(fruit rujak), which is mixed sliced fruit and vegetables served with spicy palm sugar
dressing. Unlike common fruit salads, rujak is often described as tangy and spicy fruit salad
, due to its sweet, hot and spicy dressing made from ground chili pepper
, palm sugar and peanuts. It is a popular street fare in Bali
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