Base Gede Bumbu Kuning, or Basic Yellow Sauce, is a key ingredient in many Indonesian recipes. This basic yellow spice paste is good for making soto ayam lamongan (Lamongan style chicken soup), Ayam Goreng Kuning (yellow fried chicken), Pepes Fish (steamed/baked fish in banana leaves), Indonesian Acar Fish (yellow spiced and sour fish), and Soto Mie (beef noodle soup). So, it is worthwhile to know how it is made if you are going to attempt to replicate some of the many delicious meals you try in the country. Thankfully, it is also really easy to make. Follow this simple 3 step recipe to create your very own basic yellow sauce for curries, satay and more.
Here, you can watch as Dan learns firsthand how to create this staple of Indonesian cuisine during his trip to Bali.
Now, your yellow sauce is ready for use! Plus, the finished sauce will last for 1-2 weeks in the refrigerator so you’ll have plenty on hand to continue crafting and creating Indonesian meals.