Indonesian Gado Gado Salad Recipe | Orient Asian

 Gado Gado Salad Recipe

This is an Indonesian Gado Gado salad recipe with very interesting flavours and texture. This salad has a unique dressing very different from the regular citrus-infused dressing. Gado Gado salad has a peanut butter dressing and it is promoted as one of the top five Indonesian national dishes. Although it’s a salad, it’s a full meal in itself. Our Indonesian Gado Gado Salad Recipe is protein-rich and fits the low carb diet perfectly. Explore more delicious recipes with our products like Indonesian Chicken Curry Recipe, Chicken Satay Recipe on our Asian Food Recipes page.

Prep Time                   Cook Time                   Serves

20 mins                          10 mins                   1-2 Persons

Ingredients of  Gado Gado Salad Recipe

  1. ¼ cup Chinese cabbage shredded
  2. 1 small cucumber sliced
  3. 1 small carrot grated
  4. 10-12 french beans, blanched
  5. 1 large potatoes boiled and grilled
  6. 2 boiled eggs
  7. 2 tsp fried onions
  8. 2 tsp toasted peanuts

For Dressing:

  1. 1 tsp powdered jaggery or palm sugar
  2. ½ tsp red chilli powder
  3. 1 tbsp peanut butter
  4. 2 tsp OrientAsian Indonesian Curry Paste
  5. ½ lemon, squeezed
  6. 3 tbsp coconut milk
  7. Salt to taste

Method Of Gado Gado Salad Recipe

  1. In a bowl mix powdered jaggery, red chilli powder, peanut butter and coconut milk and mix well.
  2. Now add the OrientAsian Indonesian Curry Paste and mix. Squeeze half a lemon and mix well. The dressing is ready.
  3. In a dish plate the all the vegetables one by one, followed by halved boiled eggs.
  4. Add the fried onions to the dish.
  5. Now drizzle half of the dressing onto the vegetables and eggs and keep some on the side.
  6. Add toasted peanuts.

The original salad calls for fish crackers for a nice crunch. Try this Indonesian Gado Gado salad at home and give yourself a nice pat on the back, coz you deserve it! We’ve got a range of Curry pastes, Chutneys, and Sauces including Sri Lankan curry paste, Red Chilli Paste, etc which are endlessly adaptable to your tastes.

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How quick can I make Indonesian Gado Gado Salad recipe?

You can make Indonesian Gado Gado salad recipe within 30 minutes total. This 30 minute is calculated by adding 20 minutes of preparation time and 10 minutes of cooking time.

What are the major ingredients of Indonesian Gado Gado salad recipe?

The major ingredients Indonesian Gado Gado salad recipe are cabbage, cucumber, carrot, french beans, boiled potatoes, boiled eggs, fried onions, peanuts, jaggery or palm sugar, peanut butter, red chilli powder, Indonesian curry paste, lemon, coconut milk and salt.

Can I add any other ingredient to this dish to make it healthy and tasty?

Yes of course, why not! If you want you can grated cheese and also add our favourite chat masala or a few chilli flakes for that extra punch of flavour in this delicious Gado Gado salad recipe. If you are non-vegetarian you can add fish crackers too to make it a protein-rich version of this recipe.

Can you use any other paste other than Indonesian curry paste in this Gado Gado salad recipe

Ideally, Gado Gado is an Indonesian salad so you should go for Indonesian curry paste. But yes you can use any other curry pastes to give a delicious flavour and create a unique Gado Gado salad recipe of your own. We have a variety of curry pastes like Thia green curry paste, Malaysian curry paste, Sri Lankan curry paste etc which you can replace with the Indonesian curry paste and create your own version of the recipe


Currently I don't have access to coconut milk.Can I use coconut cream instead for this Indonesian Gado Gado salad recipe?

It’s okay if you don’t have access to coconut milk currently for making this Gado Gado salad recipe. You can anytime use coconut cream and add a little bit of water or milk as a substitute for coconut milk.

I wish to make this Indonesian Gado Gado Salad Recipe in large quantity.In what quantity should I use the ingredients?

We have mentioned the quantity of each ingredient in detail in this Indonesian Gado Gado salad recipe which we made considering a serving of 2 persons. You can accordingly measure the quantity of ingredients as per your requirements.

I am vegetarian and wish to make this Gado Gado salad recipe.Can I replace egg with any vegan ingredient?

Yes Indeed! You can replace eggs with paneer or tofu and make a delicious vegetarian version of this Indonesian Gado Gado salad recipe! White beans are other great options. Do try it for sure and let us know your views on the same!

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