Recipe: How to Make Balinese Fried Shallots | Bawang Gorent

 

Many cuisines use ingredients such as fried onions or garlic, sauted peanuts or cashews to add texture to dishes that otherwise are fairly mono-textured. Here is a Balinese recipe for Fried Shallots.

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Bawang Goreng (Fried Shallots)

Used as a garnish in Balinese and other dishes, especially ones that require some texture.

10 shallots 0.25 cup oil

Peel and thinly slice the shallots. Dry on a paper towel. Heat the oil until moderately hot. Add shallots and fry until golden brown. Remove and drain thoroughly before storing in airtight jar.

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recipe notes
In India it is also common to fry sliced onions until golden and crisp for use as a topping for rice dishes, especially biryani.

from the Asian and SE Asian series

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