Lizards Are Being Packaged, Sold and Cooked In Indonesia To Make “Roasted Lizard Rice Bowls”
Lizards are actually being roasted and served with boiled rice in Vietnam and this unique dish is named ‘Lizard Rice Bowls’ by the locals. The pictures of the dish were shared by Viral Cham, a Malaysian Chinese viral news site and are originally from a village in Indonesia called Kapetakan.
We never thought that lizards can also be a part of human food but it looks like there are some people in this world who like to roast lizards and eat them with boiled rice and they call this dish ‘Roasted Lizard rice bowls.‘ Viral Cham, Malaysian Chinese viral news site shared these pictures on their facebook page, the images actually come from a village in Indonesia called Kapetakan in West Java. The lizards are first roasted, and packaged and then they are ready to be sold in Indonesia as a side dish with boiled rice.
1. Indonesia is famous for its unique dishes but we didn’t have any idea that one of their dishes will be that unique actually. Yes, we are talking about Lizard rice bowls that are being cooked in Vietnamese so if you have a lot of lizards at your home, you can even sell them to Vietnam and earn some extra money.
2. Viral Cham, Malaysian Chinese viral news site shared these pictures on their facebook page
Their Facebook post writes, “Netizens can’t accept that the Vietnamese use roasted lizards to make such bizarre food like the ‘Lizard rice bowl’. Whoever has a lot of lizards at home, maybe you’ll earn heaps if you sell them to Vietnam!”
3. The images actually come from a village in Indonesia called Kapetakan in West Java.
The geckos caught there are sold at approximately RM10 per kilogram when caught, and they are sold to consumers after being cleaned and packed at about RM70 for a pack of 10.
Let us show you through pictures how the lizards are packaged, sold and cooked in Indonesia
5. The smile on the boys’ faces tell that they are very happy to catch so many lizards
6. The lizards are now being roasted
7. Now they are packed and ready to be sold in markets for dinner