Spicy Javanese Balado Egg Recipe, Authentical Indonesian Recipe


This spicy Javanese Balado Egg Recipe is a method of processing eggs with Javanese balado spices which have a slightly sweet taste from the addition of Javanese sugar. This ingredient is the difference between Javanese Balado Eggs and Padang Balado Eggs.

Balado itself is a cooking technique typical of the Minangkabau region, West Sumatra, namely by sauteing ground chilies with various spices such as shallots, garlic and lime. The taste of balado is generally spicy, besides that there is also a savory taste that is quite strong and fits on the tongue.

Practicing the simple home-style spicy and delicious Balado Egg recipe is not difficult. In addition, the ingredients you need to prepare are also very easy for you to find in the market.

Tips for Boiling Eggs

egg is the main ingredient of this spicy egg recipe

When applying the special simple Javanese Balado Egg recipe, of course you have to boil the eggs first. Well, here are some tips that you need to do:

  • Prepare a large saucepan that you have filled with enough water to completely submerge the eggs.
  • The size of the pot is very important to the number of eggs you will boil. The more eggs, the better to use a bigger pan. So that all eggs can be submerged in water.
  • Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan first, then reduce the heat to low.
  • Slowly add the eggs one at a time into a pot of water so they don’t break.
  • Make sure the water doesn’t bubble too strong to prevent the eggs from cracking.
  • Boil the eggs about 7-12 minutes according to the level of doneness you want.

Recommendations of Delicious Instant Balado Seasoning

Balado Seasoning

One of the tips to make your Javanese Balado Egg recipe simpler, but still delicious is to use instant Balado seasoning. Check out the following recommendations:

1. MamaSuka

This instant seasoning product has a fairly light aroma and taste and is not so thick. One pack of MamaSuka’s instant balado seasoning is enough to make 8 boiled eggs in one cooking. Portions that are very suitable for serving your small family side dish. If you want to make the taste even more delicious, you can add chopped fresh tomatoes to the Javanese Balado Egg dish.  

2. Sarimunik Mandiri

This Balado seasoning from Sarimunik makes your Javanese Balado Egg recipe more practical, because the seasoning is cooked and you don’t have to stir fry it again. The aroma and taste are also very fitting without having to add other seasonings.  

3. Indofood

This instant Balado seasoning has a shape like home-style chili sauce with a distinctive taste. So that it can arouse your appetite when you will taste it. In addition, this product is also claimed to use quality fresh ingredients that make your Javanese Balado Egg dish even more delicious.

4. Kokita

One of the advantages of this product is the shape of the packaging which is made of glass bottles with an airtight lid. So, the quality and freshness is well maintained when you store it in the refrigerator.

The weight of Kokita’s instant Balado seasoning is about 350 grams, which you can use as a stock of spices at home to cook Balado dishes many times. It’s a good idea to use a clean spoon when taking the spices from the bottle to make them last longer.

5. Archipelago Spices

This instant Balado seasoning from the Rempah Nusantara brand has a rich taste. Because it is made from real spices and natural ingredients that are kept fresh. So as to produce a stronger spice taste for your Javanese Balado Egg dish. You also don’t need to add cooking oil when cooking it, because this pasta seasoning is already cooked. So, it is more efficient to use cooking oil.

6. My Village

This product comes in an economical packaging and is in powder form. This makes it easier to store and lasts longer. In addition, the price of one sachet of Desaku instant balado seasoning is only Rp. 2,100. Although offered at a low price, the taste of this spice is no less delicious than similar products.

So that your Javanese Balado Egg dish is even more delicious, you should add spices such as garlic and shallots. You can also adjust the level of spiciness yourself when using this powdered balado seasoning. This product is also very easy to find in the nearest warung or supermarket.


Delicious Spicy Javanese Balado Egg Recipe

Recipe by Hani
Resep Telur Balado Jawa Pedas Enak ala Rumahan
Prep Time :40 minutes
Cook Time :30 minutes
Total Time :1 hour 10 minutes
Course :Indonesian Culinary
Cuisine :Indonesia


  • 6 chicken eggs
  • 12 red chilies
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 cloves red onion
  • 1 piece palm sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp flavoring
  • 200 ml cooking oil
  • 150 ml water


  • Boil the eggs for about 15 minutes, then drain the hot water. Soak in cold water for about 5-10 minutes, peel off the eggshell.
  • Fry eggs until crusty. Set aside.
  • Puree red chili, onion, and garlic.  Then fry until fragrant.
  • Add 1/2 cup or 150 ml of water, palm sugar, salt, sugar, and flavoring.  Then add the eggs, mix well.  Cook until done.
  • Lift and serve.


Hello, I'm Hani and I enjoy collecting recipes from various social media platforms. I've tried some of them on my blog. Hopefully, they can help mothers with cooking.