Nasi Goreng Pak Karto

Welcome Dear! “Nasi Goreng Pak Karto” sounds like a very specific or perhaps a locally famous version of Nasi Goreng, which is a popular Indonesian fried rice dish. Nasi Goreng itself is known for its unique flavors, often including a mix of sweet, salty, and savory tastes, with ingredients like kecap manis (sweet soy sauce), garlic, shallots, and chili, complemented by pieces of meat, prawns, or egg.

If you’re looking for the recipe for Nasi Goreng Pak Karto specifically, it might be a signature dish from a particular chef or eatery known for its distinctive take on this classic dish. The specifics of this version might include unique ingredients or cooking techniques that give it a special twist.

Unfortunately, without more context or access to local culinary resources, I can’t provide the exact recipe for “Nasi Goreng Pak Karto”. However, I can offer a basic Nasi Goreng recipe that you can customize:

Nasi Goreng Pak Karto Recipe


  • 2 cups of cooked rice (preferably cold, day-old rice)
  • 2 tablespoons of cooking oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 or 2 chili peppers, sliced (adjust to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons of kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of shrimp paste (optional)
  • Protein of choice (chicken, prawn, or tofu), diced
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt to taste
  • Garnishes: sliced cucumber, tomato, fried shallots, and krupuk (prawn crackers)

Nasi Goreng Pak Karto Instructions:

  1. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan over medium heat. Add the garlic, shallot, and chili, frying until aromatic.
  2. Increase the heat to high, add your protein choice, and stir-fry until cooked.
  3. Push the ingredients to one side of the wok, and crack the eggs into the other side. Scramble the eggs until half-cooked, then mix with the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Add the rice, breaking up any clumps. Stir-fry everything together, ensuring the rice gets well coated with the kecap manis and soy sauce.
  5. Season with salt and shrimp paste (if using), and adjust to your taste.
  6. Serve hot with the garnishes on the side.

Feel free to adapt this recipe with any additional ingredients or adjustments to make it closer to what you remember or desire from “Nasi Goreng Pak Karto”. Enjoy cooking!

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