Rujak U Groh, a refreshing snack made from young coconut shells during your trip, and this Rujak U Groh can only be found in Aceh province.
You are a lover of rujak snacks, it’s really incomplete if you haven’t tasted this salad. The salad usually consists of various fruits, but this salad is made from coconut shells.
This unique salad salad can be found in the Banda Aceh – Medan route, precisely in kilometer 23.5 of Indrapuri District, Aceh Besar Regency.
Coconut Shell Rujak or in Acehnese is called Lively U Groh, always refreshing after tired of traveling long distances both from Banda Aceh and Banda Aceh.
On weekends or holidays, the outlet shop of U Groh aka coconut shell salad becomes a destination of rest for travelers. Here visitors can enjoy the refreshing U Groh salad, plus also a soothing view of the rice fields.Coconut shells scraped and washed, then mixed with salad seasoning and given the juice of lime juice.
The fatigue felt during the trip automatically disappears after enjoying the salad of U Groh. Ridwan, connoisseurs of rujak U Groh. According to him the return journey using a motorcycle is quite tiring. The U Groh salad shop named Aneuk Garuda has become the right rest area for resting and enjoying a refreshing snack.
“This lane has no rest area, so this rujak shop is used as a place to rest for road users. Especially here fresh snacks are available, namely coconut shell salad, “said Haris.The owner of the U Groh salad shop, Suwardi, claimed to have been selling rujak since 2007.
Initially he only wanted to try eating young coconut shells that were given lime juice and a mixture of cayenne pepper. It turns out that it tastes quite fresh. He also made this young coconut shell as the mainstay of the salad salad in his shop.Yes, at first just try it for yourself, and it turns out it tastes good, and this is our own specialty, “Suwardi explained.The price is very suitable with the bag, only Rp 10,000 per bowl.
So many enthusiasts of U Groh salad in the holiday season and weekend do not be surprised if Suwardi can spend a thousand young coconuts in a day.
“In fact, they often run out of young coconut raw materials to meet the demand of visitors. Especially when it’s late, we often run out of coconuts and can’t serve coconut shell salad to visitors, “he said.
Not only eating at the place, there are also many visitors who make U Groh salad as a snack on the trip. Besides U Groh salad, Suwardi also provides fruit salad and young coconut water.The menu of U Groh salad, will also be one of the Handalan menus in a culinary festival that will take place at the Queen’s Safiatuddin park on 5-7 July 2019.
This culinary festival is one of a series of 100 Aceh tourism promotion events.This culinary festival will also feature renowned chefs in Aceh. In addition to serving traditional Acehnese foods, there are also Archipelago foods as well as international cuisine. What are you waiting for, hurry up and prepare for Aceh on July 5-7, 2019.