Gado-Gado (Javanese Salad)

A salad made from fresh and steamed vegetables, topped with peanut sauce.

Note: Gado-gado is incredibly flexible. The basic ingredients are vegetables and creamy peanut sauce. Beyond that, you can use your imagination.


  • Blanched/steamed vegetables 
  • Fresh Vegetables

Suggestions (cooked):

  • Long green beans, cut into 4-5 cm long
  • Chinese cabbage, shredded
  • Bean sprouts

Suggestions (fresh):

  • Lettuce
  • Tomato, wedged
  • Cucumber, sliced

Other Complements:

  • Boiled/steamed potatoes, sliced
  • Boiled eggs, wedged 
  • Fried/baked tempe
  • Fried/baked tofu
  • Lontong (rice cake with log shape), cut into 1 cm thick slices
  • Ready-to-use fried shallot
  • Melinjo nut crackers
  • Gado-gado sauce


  • If you're using lontong, put the slices in the bottom.
  • On top of that layer cooked vegetables, fresh vegetables, tofu, tempe, egg, and
  • potato.
  • Pour gado-gado sauce over the top.
  • Sprinkle with fried shallots and serve with melinjo if desired.


Sayuran diputihkan/dikukus:

  • Kacang panjang
  • Sayur sawi
  • Kecambah

Sayuran segar:

  • Selada
  • Tomat
  • Kubis
  • Timun


  • Kentang rebus/kukus
  • Telur rebus
  • Tempe goreng
  • Tahu goreng
  • Lontong
  • Bawang merah goreng
  • Melinjo
  • Saus gado-gado 

Cara Membuat

  • Isis lontong dan tahur di piring.
  • Kasi sayuran, tempe, tahu, dan telur semau Anda.
  • Kasi saus gado-gado.
  • Makan dengan bawang putih goreng dan melinjo atau krupuk.

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