Mixed Vegetable Salad with Peanut Sauce

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    as a side salad
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Appears in
New Wave Asian: A Guide to the Southeast Asian Food Revolution

By Sri Owen

Published 2002

  • About

In Indonesia and Malaysia this salad is called gado-gado. The dictionary will tell you that this literally means ‘a random mix’, though gado-gado has long since become a favourite, almost a national dish, in both countries, with the result that there is an established combination of vegetables and garnishes soft-textured (usually hard-boiled eggs and fried tofu) and crisp (such as crisp-fried shallots and prawn crackers). This standard combination is indeed delicious and all I can do is to