A favorite for travelers, street vendors selling an assortment of delicious foods can be found around almost every corner.
The famous barbecue sticks of sate come in peanut-based forms (sate kacang and sate madura) as well as the more common West Sumatran varieties in an offal-based red or yellow sauce (sate biasa), and in a variety of meats including chicken, beef, and goat. Martabak is a sweet pancake sandwich with your choice of filling, including chocolate, coconut, and banana. Martabak Mesir is made from an egg and flour based batter poured out and filled with meat and vegetables, then folded up into a square.
Risoles and other gorengan or fried foods, come in a variety of forms: some as simple as fried tofu and others more like a vegetable-filled eggroll. Mie Bakso is a soup of instant noodles and a few veggies, with bakso meatballs of ground beef and flour. The best place to find a wide sampling of street foods is at the carnival-like pasar malam, found right in the center of town.