Coto Makassar, The Iconic Dish of South Sulawesi
TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – As any place in Indonesia, South Sulawesi has their very own distinctive culture, especially their iconic dish. There is one special dish that always becomes number one dish for the tourist who visit South Sulawesi. This dish is well known by the local community as Coto Makassar.
Coto Makassar contains different kinds of meat from beef to chicken. It has special broth that combined from the special ingredients that came from 16 century at Goa Kingdom. This attracts many tourists to taste it. In the past, this dish was served for just the royal family.
The dish itself becomes more popular among people not just in Makassar but also in entire place in Indonesia. Technically, you can find this dish even from the street food until the fancy restaurants.
There are many kinds of toppings besides the meats; the lime can become one of it. The sour taste can make Coto Makassar taste much better. And don’t forget about their special chili sauce for someone who likes their Coto a little bit spicy.
In Makasar, this dish becomes their daily breakfast for the people in South Sulawesi due of the tradition itself. The taste has made this dish a suitable dish to enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Coto Makassar usually served with rice cake or those common rice you find in Indonesia. Commonly, this dish price ranges from IDR 15 K to IDR 25 K/set. The exotic taste and look has made Coto Makassar becomes one of the best dishes of South Sulawesi.
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