We hear nothing but incredible things when it comes to Bali. Beautiful beach resorts, exhilarating travel activities, and of course, every Singaporean’s passion — absolutely delicious Balinese food. Brimming with rich and tantalising flavours, the Balinese cuisine is a wonderful travel experience all by itself. Join KKday as we embark on an exciting food journey to uncover the best Balinese eats bound to have you coming back for more.
1. Bebek Betutu (Fried Duck)
|Bebek Betutu in Bali (Naotake Murayama)|
A classic Balinese dish, Bebek Betutu is a duck that’s deep-fried to achieve its glorious, crispy exterior. With its crackly skin and succulent flesh, Bebek Betutu definitely brought up our benchmark of a delicious duck dish.
2. Babi Guling (Suckling Pig)
|An entire pig served hot from the oven (Kai Hendry)|
Babi Guling, otherwise known to Singaporeans as suckling pig, is a dish not to be missed in Bali. Stuffed and marinated with a variety of spices, Babi Guling is then roasted slowly to arrive at its crisp and golden exterior.
|Babi Guling in Bali (killerturnip)|
Loaded with flavour and zest, Babi Guling is one of the reasons why tourists keep returning to Bali.
3. Avocado Shake
|Avocado Shake in Bali (Mindy McAdams)|
Your holiday to Bali is not complete without a good glass of avocado shake. Creamy yet refreshing, Bali’s avocado shake is typically topped with condensed milk and chocolate syrup, making it the perfect detox drink away from Singapore’s busy city life.
|Seafood in Bali (Marcus Södervall)|
Even if you haven’t been to Bali, surely you’ve heard of their seafood. Whether you’re at Kuta or Jimbaran, the beaches have an abundance of fresh seafood guaranteed to drive all seafood lovers into a craze. With an amazing seaside scenery and generous platters of fresh seafood, what’s there not to love about Bali?
|Sate in Bali (BernieCB)|
Sate is Balinese for what Singaporeans know as satay; characterised by meat chunks skewered on sticks, sate is an extremely affordable street food in Bali, making it a popular dish amongst locals and tourists alike.
|Murtabak in Bali (Franklin Heijnen)|
A traditional Indonesian street snack in Bali, Murtabuk is a stuffed pancake served either with sweet or savory fillings, depending on a customer’s preference. The sweet Murtabuk is usually stuffed with banana and chocolate whilst the savory variant is cooked with meat, onions and eggs.
7. Nasi Campur
|Nasi Campur in Bali (Fei Tan)|
A popular Balinese rice dish served with small portions of varying sides, Nasi Campur is a fusion of the best Balinese flavours in one. If you’re a fickle-minded traveller who can’t seem to settle on a single dish, Nasi Campur is just the solution for you. Be sure to grab a taste of it for the most authentic food experience before you leave Bali!
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