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Mie Balap from Medan, North Sumatra

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From August 31 to September 1, 2019, Mie Balap, a typical culinary of Medan, North Sumatera was served free to the community at the event of Pucuk Coolinart Festival at Plaza Medan Fair, Medan, North Sumatera. Many visitors who attended the festival like very much Mie Balap. For today’s edition of Indonesian wonder, we invite you to know closer about Mie Balap. Mie Balap was previously called Mie Tiaw. However, due to the cooking process of Mie Tiaw very fast like in a competition, so the local people called it Mie Balap.Mie Balap consists of kwetiau and vermicelli which is sauteed with leeks, eggs, bean sprouts, and sweet soy sauce. The Characteristic of the taste of Mie Balap is related to the use of many eggs. Because it uses many eggs, Mie Balap has a thick texture. In addition to the distinctive texture, the aroma of Mie Balap has also become more distinctive because of the fragrance of sauted eggs. Especially when poured on a plate covered with banana leaves, the aroma of Mie Balap is more appetizing.Mie Balap is sold by using a cart. This culinary is fried on fry- pan with stone stove by using wood as its fuel. Mie Balap is sold with 2 type of tastes, original and seafood. For original taste, the price is about Rp. 8,000 until Rp. 10,000, while the price of seafood taste is about Rp. 10,000 to Rp. 15,000. Mie Balap is usually enjoyed as breakfast menu, so many traders of Mie Balap sell it in the morning.

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