KARAWANG
Kawasan Industri Suryacipta, Jl. Surya Utama C-1, Desa Kutamekar Karawang 41363 West Java, Indonesia

DIRECTION TO HOTEL

BATIQA Hotel & Karawang is located in the business district ot the southern of Jakarta. Easily accessible from Jakarta by car through the toll road by taking an exit in “Karawang Barat“ gate. Then go straight about 5KM, the hotel will be on the left side of the road.

Gabus Pucung

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Gabus pucung is a soupy dish originated from Betawi. The name of gabus pucung is taken from two main ingredients of the dish, gabus (cork fish/ snakehead fish) and pucung (Pangium Edule/black nut). Gabus pucung is rich in flavors, you can find many Indonesian spice mixture in its sauce such as chili, garlic, ginger, turmeric, pecan, and coriander. In serving the dish, the cork fish will be last item to be put on the plate due to its easily decomposed texture.

The popularity of the dish is increasingly dimmed. The dish usually served on traditional Betawi festive ceremonial such as wedding.

Location

One of the local restaurant that still serve this traditional culinary is Pondok Gabus Lukman which is located on Jl. General Sudirman, Buaran Bong, West Bekasi. For those staying at BATIQA Hotel Karawang, this place is a 40-minute drive away.

Insider's Guide

Pondok Gabus Lukman has been opened since the 1980s. The place is so well-known that you will find it packed with visitor during lunch hour. If you are planning to drop a visit, the operational hours for Pondok Gabus Lukman is at 08.00-17.00 every day. For a bowl of gabus pucung, you need to pay Rp 35,000-Rp 40,000.
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