Balinese Betutu Duck recipe, Jakarta If you visit Bali, there are lots of delicious food menus that you can try, one of which is betutu duck. The savory, spicy taste can hypnotize anyone to come back to Bali so they can eat this menu. But if you are curious to try it yourself without having to go to Bali, maybe the following recipe for Betutu Duck is suitable for trying at home.


  • 1 young duck (500-700 grams)
  • 2 limes
  • 1 tbsp salt

Whole seasoning:

  • 400 ml of water
  • 100 ml thick coconut milk
  • 5 pieces of lime leaves
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp broth powder

Grind seasoning:

  • 10 red chilies (remove some of the seeds)
  • 5 red bird’s eye chilies
  • 12 shallots
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tsp grilled shrimp paste
  • 5 roasted hazelnuts
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 3 cm of roasted turmeric
  • 2 cm kencur
  • 5 stalks of lemongrass, thinly sliced
  • 1 galangal segment

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