Milk and Cheese are usually consumed in liquid form or processed into other food processed ingredients.
However, what happens if you can find milk that is sold in the form of snacks after being frozen by traditional cooking and without chemicals?
Here it is : Dali ni Horbo from Tapanuli.
People who are not familiar with this dish, often refer to it as cheese, because the texture and manufacturing process are almost the same. Especially the visitors who come from outside Indonesia, are sometimes confused by the food from Tapanuli. They often equate it with cheese from the Netherlands.
The name for these snacks is Dali ni Horbo. Dali ni Horbo or Bagot ni Horbo is also similar to Tofu. In the Batakness itself, “Dali” and “Bagot” mean milk, while “Horbo” means buffalo, so they both mean buffalo milk.
The food from Tapanuli is traditionally processed buffalo milk. Batak cheese is a food that is easily processed and has a delicious and distinctive taste to our taste buds.
Made from milk-based ingredients, making Dali no Horbo has a lot of nutritional content. The nutritional content contained in this Cheese is not much different from the nutritional content found in other milk such as fat, carbohydrates, and protein.
However, this food can be processed using traditional Batak spices, such as turmeric, ginger, andaliman, chilies, shallots, garlic, which of course will provide additional benefits to your body.
One thing that is unique about this Batak Cheese is that the process of making it is processed simply using traditional equipment and does not use chemical elements at all.
Initially, processing buffalo milk into Dali or Bagot ni Horbo is a tradition that has been started by the ancestors of the Batak people since the existence of the Batak association. This typical food from Tapanuli is the main menu that is always there in every Batak house. Not only that, the original Dali or Bagot ni Horbo in the Land of Batak, usually eaten without rice, or can also be served as Arsik Bagot ni Horbo, or served with other special foods that can make the tongue feel extraordinary pleasure.
Location for sale Dali ni Horbo
Batak cheese is of course widely available in several traditional market areas of North Sumatra, especially in areas around Lake Toba, starting from Parapat, Tarutung (Toba) to Samosir Island.
Almost all restaurants in the area serve this food. Prices also vary, ranging from IDR 5,000 to IDR 15,000, depending on the quality. Or even, if you pass through or are in the cities of Porsea and Balige, there will be many Dali sellers who will offer you this cheese.
So, are you interested in getting this Dali or Bagot ni Horbo?
Come on to the market in the Tapanuli area.