On the menu
Ayam goreng Fried chicken, available in varying styles (Jakarta, Java, etc).
Bakmi Egg noodles, usually served with soy chicken or vegetables and a bowl of clear soup on the side.
Bakso Bouncy little ground beef balls, popular in soup or fried. clear soup on the side.
Es cendol Colourful shaved-ice desserts.
Kangkung Also known as water spinach, a favourite vegetable served wilted with dried shrimp and chilli. Okra and eggplant get similar treatment.
Kerupuk or krupuk Prawn- and fish-flavoured crackers.
Kweetiau Flat rice noodles.
Lo chu pan Round rice noodles.
Lontong Pressed rice steamed in banana leaves.
Lumpia Deep-fried spring rolls (above).
Martabak Fried, flakey pancakes served savoury (with beef and egg) or sweet (with chocolate and peanuts).
Pempek Spongy fish cakes made with ground fish and tapioca flour.
Rendang Tender coconut-chilli beef or chicken, a classic Sumatran dish.
Soto and sop Hearty soups, usually served as part of a main meal. Soto ayam or chicken soup is a classic, as is sop buntut (oxtail soup).
Terasi and belacan Shrimp paste. http://www.smh.com.au/news/good-living/heat-streets/2006/07/10/1152383652658.html?page=fullpage#contentSwap1