Spaghetti Noodles, large as pieces of stick and flat after being boiled which is a culinary origin from the country of Rome is very delicious when eaten with a mixture of peanut sauce or pasta doberi grated cheese on top.
This dish is no less interesting than Spaghetti Ala Aceh, which is a caluek noodle. The noodles in the form of sticks or bamboo pieces with a slightly reddish turmeric come from Meureudu Pidie Jaya which is also delicious when eaten with a mixture of peanut spices and cassava leaves pieces on it. And this noodle is easy to find a lot of roadside carts selling peddle noodles.
The culinary wealth of Aceh is indeed unlimited. Apart from the inheritance of senses, there are also other forms of food that rely on the uniqueness of Aceh, the latest trend. One of them is noodles. Although the origins are still unclear, there are some people who call this culinary introduced from Caleue, Pidie. The initial name was “mi caleue“. Eventually, it was called by many people as mi caluek.
However, no one can justify it. Because, there is an opinion, called noodles caluek because of the way the seller takes the noodles by hand and then placed on a plate or leaf ordering.
Apart from the pros and cons of the name and origin of this food, caluek noodles have given a new taste to Aceh’s cuisine. In fact, it is now populist to become its own trade mark.
Almost in every area in Banda Aceh, visible shelves or carts that read caluek noodles. Each accentuates its own regional uniqueness. Some offer Sigli typical caluek noodles, others sell Grong-grong typical caluek noodles.
In the area of Jalan T Nyak Makam, for example. There are about seven shelves with special merchandise noodles. In addition, in Peniti, Banda Aceh, there are several caleuk noodle sellers. The rise of this caluek noodle seller indicates that this type of food has been sought after by culinary connoisseurs.
Caluk noodles are another variant of typical noodle culinary in Aceh. Besides being famous for Acehnese noodles, food that is similar to spaghetti is also famous in the Aceh region Very unique indeed. But, that does not mean the taste is not unique. Aceh’s special cuisine is also famous for its deliciousness.
The mixture in this noodle still relies on typical spices. Caluek noodles have a slightly reddish-colored peanut sauce and taste a little spicy because there is a mixture of chili Keleng or called dry chili powder, and the sauce is a complement to culinary delights from Pidie Jaya. And if you cross the tunable area, please stop by Caluek noodles in a tunable field, with only 3000 rupiah you can enjoy the caluek noodles.
To be more perfect again, this caluek noodles are usually added to white and white flour crackers. For those who like rasapedas, don’t forget to add red chili sauce mixed with onions. Of course, it will add to the more enjoyable taste. Caluek noodles are also served with a mixture of vegetables. Not many people mix caluek noodles with pecal or rice cake. Although different, but it does not reduce the pleasure of the noodles served.
One of the famous caluek noodle centers is in Pidie. In this district, there are several places known for its deliciousness. There are in the Grong-Grong market, there are also in the town square Sigli, and in the Keure Meureudu (now Pidie Jaya).
If in other places, caluek noodles are often only found in the morning.Most often, caluek noodles are often found during the fasting month. But in the months usually in places where the noodle crowd is also often found in the carts. There are also caluk noodles around the village brought by the seller by motorcycle.If you want to enjoy Aceh-style spaghetti, let’s visit Aceh, on the 5th – Aceh Culinary festival, besides being able to enjoy Acehnese specialties, you can also enjoy the processing. Don’t miss it, List game on your holiday list ***