HomeBlogs Botok Botok (sometimes called Bobotok in its plural form) is a traditional
Javanese dish made from shredded coconut flesh which has been squeezed
of its coconut milk, often mixed with other ingredients such as
vegetable or fish, and wrapped in banana leaf and steamed. In the past
the coconut flesh is discarded after squeezing the coconut milk, but
this way it can also be eaten. Botok is typically consumed with rice.
a piece of banana leaf, the coconut flesh is mixed with chilli, salt,
pepper, and salam (Indonesian bay-leaf). The leaf is wrapped tight and
secured with a stick, then placed on a steamer.