Recipe: Binthe Biluhuta – by Biko Mointi Boekoesoe

As the continuation of Ibu Biko’s Gorontalese dishes on the previous post, I would like to also share the recipes that she cooked specially for us during the photo shoot. I hope you can try this back at home too. Have fun!


Binthe Biluhuta (Gorontalese corn soup)
Binthe Biluhuta

BINTHE BILUHUTA (Gorontalese corn soup)

Serves: 5

  • Ingredients:

5 pcs                 Corns, sliced off from the cob
¼ pc                  Coconut, grated
As you like    Shrimps, peeled (or fresh skipjack tuna)


10 pcs              Bird-eye chili
3 pcs                 Shallot
To taste          Salt
To taste          Lime
Scallion, chopped
Lemon basil
Fried shallot

  • Steps:
  1. Boil water inside a casserole pot.
  2. Once boiled, cook the corns and the shrimps.
  3. Put in the grated coconut and lastly, some of the condiments (chilies, shallots, lemon basils, scallions).
  4. Once cooked, serve on individual bowl and serve also the condiments – to be added in the soup as you like it.


Recipe is provided by Omar Niode Foundation and Biko Mointi Boekoesoe – owner of Talaga Cookery.

TALAGA COOKERY | Jalan Kalibata Utara no. 25, RT 11/RW 2, Jakarta – Indonesia | +62.21.797.2246


Photography by Dennie Benedict


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