The Korea Herald

Why the ugliest noodles in the world are an Indonesian delicacy

By Business Insider

Published : Dec. 9, 2023 - 11:19

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Indonesia's mie lethek noodles, or "ugly" noodles, have a distinctive dull grayish color when cooked. We visited a factory that still makes them using 2,000-year-old methods — one of only two such factories left in the country.