Ethnobotany of “Pandap”: Traditional cuisine from Saibatin community in West Pesisir Regency, Lampung, Indonesia

Z, Wakhidah Anisatu and Silalahi, Marina (2019) Ethnobotany of “Pandap”: Traditional cuisine from Saibatin community in West Pesisir Regency, Lampung, Indonesia. GSC Biological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 9 (2). pp. 126-133. ISSN 2581 3250


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Pandap is traditional food owned by lampung saibatin community made from a mixture of grated coconut (Cocos nucifera) and various typical lampung spices coated with taro leaves (Colocasia esculenta) then wrapped in banana leaves (Musa sp.) and boiled. There has been no ethnobotanical research regarding this unique lampung food. The purpose of this study is to explain how many species of plants used in cooking pandap, plants utilization patterns, and how it is processed so it can be consumed. Secondly, to describe the nutritional content and secondary metabolite in used plants. And the last, to report the various uses of pandap by saibatin community in West Persisir Regency and the source of used plants acquisition. Data collection was conducted using interview questionnaires and participant observation methods. The results showed that there were 16 species of plants belonging to 11 families used in pandap cooking process. The plants are divided into 4 utilization patterns, there are main ingredients, spices, fragrances, and wrappers. Each plant has nutrients, such as fat content, fiber, proteins, mineral, and various secondary metabolite content that enriches the taste of pandap. The lampung saibatin community uses pandap as a dish during weddings, customary title ceremony, and also daily food sold on the traditional market. The largest source of used plants in cooking pandap comes from the homegarden, which is 69% (11 species).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE > Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine > Food and food supply in relation to public health
Depositing User: Edi Wibowo
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2020 09:45
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2020 09:45

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