Today I am going to explain putu ayu. So, putu ayu is a snack from Central Java. This snack is very famous in Indonesia, especially on the island of Java. Why it is very famous?
First, putu ayu very cheap. We can start buying it starting from 1000 rupiahs, and the most expensive 3000 rupiahs. Second, In addition to the cheap price, it is also very delicious. its soft and savory texture is the reason why it is so delicious. Third, easy to find it. because it is available in almost all places that sell traditional snacks and even cake shops too. So these are three reasons how many people like to eat it.
Referring to it is taken from the Javanese language. Putu means "grandson" and ayu means "beautiful". The history of it has started from the year 1200 starting from China and was brought by the Chinese to Indonesia, which eventually developed in Indonesia.
In Indonesia itself, the history of its development began at the time of the Majapahit Kingdom. At that time his name was "Puthu" and then more and more here it was adjusted to "Putu". It is a specialty of being a snack in the morning.
On the left is a photo of putu ayu, on the right is a photo of putu
Putu ayu is different from the usual it sell around, which has a characteristic sound when it is sold around. referring to it uses brown sugar as a filling in it. while it only uses coconut dregs as a topping. But so far many people think they are the same. If it uses wheat flour while putu uses rice flour.
Now you know the difference. So which one do you like yourself? Putu ayu or putu? You can write the answer in the comment below.
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