Batagor & Siomay

Batagor is a Sundanese dish from Indonesia, consisting of fried fish dumplings, and Siomay is the steamed fish dumpling with vegetables such as cabbage, potatoes, bitter gourd, boiled egg, and tofu. Mixed them together and served in peanut sauce is what known as Batagor and Siomay.




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Location Shooting
Depok, West Java, Indonesia

Did You Know?

Here are some known facts about this food – what it is, what’s inside, and what makes it the best.

Fact 1: What This Food Is
Batagor is consisting of fried fish dumplings, made from minced tenggiri fish meat, seafood such as tuna, mackerel, and prawn. Siomay or Somay is the Indonesian steamed fish dumpling with vegetables served in peanut sauce.

Fact 2: What’s Inside the Food
Batagor is created from grind the meatballs, stuff them into tofu, deep fry them, and serve them with peanut sauce in a fashion similar to siomay. Beside the steamed fish dumpling, siomay are served with steamed cabbage, potatoes, bitter gourd, boiled egg, and tofu.

Fact 3: What Makes the Food Best
Batagor is popular for its savory flavor, crispy texture of its deep fried wonton skin and tofu. Siomay is cut into bite size pieces and topped with peanut sauce, sweet soy sauce, chili sauce and a dash of lime juice.
Both Batagor and Siomoy are best known for their sweet and savoury peanut sauce.

Original Name of the Food
Batagor & Siomay

Place of Origin: Indonesia
Region or State: Java

Commonly Found in Countries

Known Variants
Batagor, Batagor Kuah, Bakso Tahu Goreng

Behind the Scenes

Know who worked behind-the-scenes, the camera equipments, the hardware, and the software.

Born in Depok, Indonesia, in 1983, Rahmat Soleh has been working in film and television industry more than over a decade. Now, he is a well-known senior camera man, shoots mainly with Sony FS7, and famous for taking action and fighting sequences.


Nasrul has been setting new standards as an author, photographer, editor, educator, and art director for nearly two decades. Currently Dean of the Department of Art and Photography, and Language and Linguistics at Light & Composition University, Before founding the Light & Composition University, from 2000 to 2007, Nasrul made 4 documentaries, 35 animated commercials, and more than one hundred high-end corporate websites.

Technical Details

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Apple MacBook Pro M1

Apple Final Cut Pro X
Apple Motion
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