Indonesia Recipe Manado Porridge

In this post, I wrote about Manado Porridge, famous Indonesian cuisine from Sulawesi. Here the full recipe about it. Enjoy, and happy cook time! :).


  • 250 gr of long grain rice

  • 2 ears of corn, kernels stripped from the cobs

  • salt to taste

  • water

  • 5 long string beans

  • ½ cup spinach leaves

  • ½ cup kangkung leaves (water convolvulus)

  • 200 gram pumpkin, cut in 2 x 2 cm pieces of 1 cm thickness

  • 20 kemangi (Horappa basil) leaves


  • Boil the rice together with the corn kernels and the salt in enough water to cover rice to a depth of 6 cm

  • After the water comes to a boil, add the long beans, cut in 5 cm lengths. Cook until the rice is half done; add the spinach leaves, the kangkung, the pumpkin, and the basil. Simmer tightly covered, until rice is done. Remove.

  • Serve with tomato sambal and fried salted fish.

Tomato Hot Sauce

  • Mix finely sliced red chilies, bird's eye chilies, shallots and tomatoes together. Ass salt and stir until everything is well-blended.