How Colonialism Brought South Indian Flavors to Indonesia: Akarasa

In this episode of Akarasa, a food series paid for by GO-JEK, we embark on a jet-setting journey to discover the origins of roti canai.
October 7, 2018, 7:37am

In this, our second episode of Akarasa, our host Ade Putri goes deep and far in a journey to discover the origins of Medan's favorite roti canai.

She travels to Medan, North Sumatra, to meet the city's thriving Tamil-Indonesian community and then flies more than 2,000 kilometers to the city of Chennai, in India, to see, firsthand, where it all began.