Nasi Jinggo / Jinggo Rice
Jinggo rice (or Nasi Jinggo) is a fast food Balinese packed with banana leaf with small portions. Before the financial crisis of 1997, rice per serving Jenggo sold for Rp 1500, – (in Hokkien, jeng go means “one thousand five hundred”). Now, the price of one portion of rice Jenggo is approximately USD 2000, – up to Rp 4000, -. Because the portion of rice Jenggo very little, buyers usually buy Nasi Jinggo as much as a few packs to be satisfied. www.ibalitour.com
Besides sold on the street, has now become a grain of Nasi Jenggo alternative to various religious ceremonies such as cremation, birthday celebrations, and meetings.
History thun Nasi Jinggo started since 1980s. According to the seller, Nasi Jinggo was first sold in Jalan Gajah Mada, Denpasar. In these places there are Kumbasari market activity for 24 hours. Many people in the market who stayed up late and need food booster stomach at night. Sales it first is a husband and wife who sell from afternoon until night. Their creations highly favored so many sellers Nasi Jinggo, not only in Singapore but also other city-kot in Bali, even up outside the island of Bali like in Kediri.
No one knows for sure where the origin of the name is derived Nasi Jinggo. One version says that Jing_Go derived from Hokkien, which means “one thousand five hundred”, in accordance with the market price of Nasi Jingo before the economic crisis in Indonesia. Another version says the name comes from the title of the movie “Djanggo” were popular at the time. The third version Jinggo states that the name comes from the word “hero”, namely the riders original Bali. This NasiJinggo is a favorite food of the motorcycle riders after plesiran night.
Nasi Jinggo served in a banana leaf packaging. Its content is the fist white rice with side dishes and sauce. Side dishes that are used typically is sambal goreng tempe, serundeng and shredded chicken. Seller NasiJinggo now sells NasiJingo with yellow rice, while lauknya varied with beef or pork. In addition, NasiJinggo can also be served with fried noodles and eggs.