Seruit is the traditional food from Lampung, Indonesia. It is a dish of fried fish sauce or mixed with shrimp paste, bake and tempoyak (the processes mango or durian). This type of fish is a big fish such as layis, baung, belide and other as well as fresh vegetables. Like people in many parts of Indonesia, Lampung society is a society that likes to collect and touch, both among families and between neighbors. They met at the wedding, custom events, or religious occasions. Lampung has two indigenous people; Lampung and Lampung Pepadun sai. They have the hangout habits. When assembled, the staple food can enjoy together. The food is the Seruit Lampung. However, the habits of eating seruit do not have all of the original peoples. The seruit Lampung is very rare in restaurant. If you want to enjoy eating the seruit lampung but you do not have any time to go to Lampung to hunt it, then try to start making it by yourself which will be very fun and worth. So let's try to make typical seruit Lampung. There are several ingredients and steps that you must apply to make the Seruit Lampung as follows:
- 500 g catfish, baung, belide, layis or it can use the goldfish
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 lemon
The process to make the seruit is the fish that have been previously add the herbs flavor. It also use the spices such as garlic, salt, turmeric and ginger. After that, the fish was burned for ten minutes. When it is half cooked, fish smeared with a mixture of soy, garlic, spices, salt and coriander sauce. At the same time, to spearhead mixing sauce, red pepper, small hot pepper, salt, micin, dryers, and paste baker. After that, the sauce ingredients pounded till it smooth. The seruit must be added the tempoyak in order to enjoy it, the Dorian which have been preserved and strengthened. Do not forget to add some vegetables, such as basil leaves, eggplant east baker, jengkol and cashew nuts. Pour, mix and stir together. That’s all about how to make Seruit Lampung.