Nasi tumpeng

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Nasi Tumpeng – “the dish that binds the diversity of Indonesian various culinary traditions.”


Nasi tumpeng is a cone-shaped rice dish. The yellow rice, shaped like a mountain has several side dishes of vegetables and meat. Tumpeng is a symbol of gratitude. After speech and prayers, the top of the tumpeng is cut and given to the most important or the oldest person in the group.