MANGUT LELE MBAH MARTO, Savory, Sweet and SpicyCategory : Culinary Tourism
Mangut Lele Mbah Marto is located in the hamlet of Geneng, Sewon, Bantul. A bit difficult to find the location because we do not have sign to direction and the location like other ordinary village house. Precisely in the back of campus ISI Yogyakarta on Jalan Parangtritis (Parangtritis street). Approximately 10 km from Yogyakarta.
Mangut lele is a traditional food-based from the Catfish. Mangut lele itself comes from the coconut milk mixed with seasonings such as garlic, onion, greater galingale, turmeric, bay leaf and orange leaf. Santan itself is derived from the juice of the coconut.
Mangut Lele Mbah Marto is legendary. Unlike the usual other mangut lele, before being cooked with savory and spicy broth of santan (which is visually similar to curry), Catfish must be burned first with wood stoves. No wonder when tasted the Catfish, felt the sensation of 'smoke' the typical rural flavor cuisine. Because mature in combustion, savory flavor of Catfish meat was still felt. Savory, sweet and spicy.
In addition to Mangut lele, in the kitchen presented various kinds of other dishes. There are ceker (chiken claw), gudeg geneng, etc. All served in a 'lincak' (short table) in the kitchen. Visitors were free to choose their own side dishes and portions. A serving of mangut lele only Rp. 8000, -
Text : Caecilia Novi
Photo : Stevan Mandagi