A Sundanese Raw Vegetable Salad


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By Sri Owen

Published 1994

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The Sundanese, the people of West Java, are very proud of their karedok. They will tell you that nowhere else in Indonesia can you find a salad as crisp in texture and as refreshing in aroma and taste as this. As the daughter of a Sundanese mother, naturally I am very partial to this salad, which I used to make often when I had a kencur plant growing in a pot on my kitchen windowsill. Kencur, known in English as ‘lesser galingale’, is an important ingredie