List of Indonesian Spices

Indonesian cuisine uses variety of spices, many of which are grown across the south Asia, while others were imported from similar climates.

English NameBahasa Indonesia
(A kind of) Indonesian very sour lime
Jeruk nipis
(red/green) Chilli
Cabe (merah/hijau), cabe keriting
Black pepperLada hitam
Candle nut
Kemiri
Caraway (Carum carvi)
Jinten
CardamomKapulaga
Celery leaf
Daun seledri
CloveCengkeh
Coriander leaf
Daun ketumbar
Coriander seed/ground
Biji/bubuk ketumbar
Cumin (Cuminum cyminum ) seed/ground
Biji/bubuk jintan
Curry leaf/ground
Daun kari/ bubuk kari
Flowering garlic chives
Bunga bawang
Fruit of Kepayang Tree
Keluwek/keluwak
Galangal rootLengkuas
GarlicBawang putih
Garlic chivesKucai
Ginger
Jahe
Greater galingale (Kaempferia galanga)
Kencur
Green onion
Daun bawang
Hot Chilli
Cabe pedas(rawit)
Leek
Daun bawang
Lemon Basil leaf
Daun kemangi
Lemongrass
Serai
LimeJeruk limo
Lime leaf
Daun jeruk purut
Nutmeg
Pala
Onion
Bawang
Salam leaf
Daun salam
Sesame seed
Biji Wijen
Shallot
Bawang merah
Spring onion/green onionDaun bawang
Star Anise
Bunga Lawang, Peka
Tamarind
Asam Jawa
Turmeric leaf
Daun kunyit
Turmeric rootKunyit
White pepper
Lada putih