KOMPAS.com – Manado is synonymous with a variety of food tastes.
There are various types of cuisine in Manado, one of which is renga or snails in coconut milk.
Renga is usually eaten by sucking on the shell or pulling the flesh using a toothpick.
Here’s a typical Minahasa renga recipe that you can follow.
- 1 portion of snail
- 4 onion stalks, cut
- 1 piece of turmeric
- 1 piece of ginger
- 10 chilies
- 2 slices of lemongrass
- 3 candlenuts
- 3 lime leaves
- 400 ml coconut milk or 2 small boxes of instant coconut milk
- Salt to taste
- Adequate flavoring
How to make a typical Manado renga
- Put the coconut milk in a saucepan and cook until it boils. While waiting for the coconut milk to boil, mash together the chili, ginger, turmeric, and candlenut.
- After the coconut milk boils, add all the ground spices, lime leaves, scallions, and lemongrass
- Also add the snails so that the spices can seep in. The snails have been washed first.
- Bring everything to a boil. After boiling, add salt and seasonings to taste according to taste.
- Wait for it to cook, then remove it and put it in a container. Serve.