In addition to the extraordinary natural beauty, Indonesian food is also known to be unique and delicious. Here are 10 of the most delicious Indonesian foods in the world.

Many people in other parts of the world like the distinctive taste of Indonesian food. Some Indonesian specialties are even recognized as the most delicious food in the world. This is because each region has its own unique and delicious local food mix.

More and more foreigners are falling in love with Indonesian food, even from the first time tasting it. Starting from fried rice, satay, to the famous delicious rendang.

Quoted from CNN Indonesia (03/10) here are 10 Indonesian foods that are recognized as the world's best food.

1. Rendang

Rice and Rendang. Photo By: detikcom/Diah Afrilian

Rendang, a delicious meat dish from West Sumatra, was again named the Best Food in the CNN World's 50 Best Foods published in July 2017.

Rendang is one of five Indonesian specialties that have been proven by the Ministry of Tourism as an Indonesian culinary icon. In addition, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay was also tempted to learn to cook rendang directly in West Sumatra.

2. Fried Rice

Fried Rice
Spicy Fried Rice Photo By: detikFood

Just like rendang, Indonesian fried rice has also managed to become the most delicious food in the world according to an international media release in 2017. Fried rice is recognized as Indonesian food, although there are various versions of fried rice around the world.

The difference between fried rice in Indonesia and other countries is the use of sweeter soy sauce, a spicier taste and the addition of fried onions. Indonesian fried rice is usually eaten with pickles and crackers.

3. Satay

Satay. Photo By: detikFood/Yenny Mustika Sari

Satay is one of the typical Indonesian culinary delights which is also included in the list of the 50 most delicious foods in the world according to international media in 2017.

This dish, which generally uses mutton and chicken, has a delicious and appetizing taste. Not surprisingly, the food which is usually served with peanut sauce is very popular with all circles.

4. Soto

Legendary Soto Betawi in Parking Area Photo By: detikFood

Soto occupies the 4th position of the 20 best soup dishes in the world according to CNN. Indonesian chicken soto is generally served with delicious spices such as fresh turmeric, cinnamon, lemongrass and lime leaves which combine to create an appetizing aroma and taste.

This Soto is known to be loved in Singapore, Malaysia, to faraway Suriname in South America and has become one of the Indonesian dishes recognized as the most delicious food in the world.

5. Gado-Gado

A delicious gado-gado with cashew nut sauce in Jakarta. Photo By: Instagram

Gado-gado is a mixture of several vegetables that are boiled, then served with eggs and peanut sauce. It is also one of the Indonesian foods that is recognized as the most delicious food in the world.

Although simple, this Indonesian food won first place in the presentation aesthetic category at an international cooking competition held in Naples, Italy, in 2010. This Indonesian version of salad is usually served with tofu and tempeh.

6. Pempek

Pempek. Photo By: Prima Syahbana/detikcom

In the complete list released on the Taste Atlas Instagram account, Wednesday (28/9), pempek is a snack from Indonesia with the highest score of 4.6, thus ranking 38th on the list.

7. Serabi

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Still on the list, the market snack that also amazes the world is serabi. Serabi is in 40th place after being preceded by picarones from Peru.

8. Fried Bananas

Fried Bananas
Honey Fried Bananas. Photo By: instagram

If it's raining, it's better to eat fried bananas while sipping hot coffee. The popularity of this fried banana also places it in the 42nd position of the world's most delicious street food.

9. Lupis and Cenil

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This one is not yet ranked as the best food. However, Lupis and cenil mbah Satinem in Jogja are now idols after being included in the Netflix culinary series. In addition, lupis and cenil also captivated Korean artist Lee Seung Gi in his culinary show.

10. Instant Noodles

Instant Noodles
Instant Noodle. Photo By: Andi Annisa DR/detikfood

Instant noodle product from Indonesia, Indomie is included in the list of the 10 Best Instant Noodles according to the LA Times version. Unmitigated, there are two variants of Indonesian instant noodles that are included in the list. The two Indomie variants are included in the best saucy (dry) instant noodles category.