Hari Raya Food

Hari Raya Food

Visiting Muslim homes on Hari Raya Puasa, you can expect to taste a widevariety of delicious spicy dishes. Some favourite dishes that can be found in Muslims homes on this special occasion are ketupat, rendang, and layered cake.

Ketupat

Ketupat is a popular and favourite dish or food in Pahang and Malaysia.

Sometimes categorized as a dumpling, it is usually prepared and offered during the festivals of Hari Raya Aidil Fitri and Aidil Adha.

It is a simple dumpling made from rice, and is normally eaten with a somewhat sweet and sometimes slightly spicy peanut sauce or gravy, known as kuah kacang or kuah sate.More…

Rendang

Rendang is one delicious dish during festivals and traditional weddings of the Malays, not only in Pahang but also in Malaysia.

It is one traditional dish or cuisine that can be prepared with beef, mutton, lamb or chicken, and normally eaten with rice (“nasi” in Malay), the staple food of the Malays.More…

Layered Cake

In the Malay language they known as Kek Lapis Sarawak, Kek Lapis Moden Sarawak, Kek Sarawak or Kek Lapis. They are often baked for religious or cultural celebrations such as Eid ul-Fitr, Christmas, Deepavali, birthdays and weddings.

Sarawakian modern layered cakes can be divided into two categories:

-cakes with ordinary layers

-cakes with patterns, motifs, or shapes.

All must have at least two colours. The cake can be baked in an oven or microwave. The baked cake has a high, firm texture and the layers are fastened together with jam or a similarly sticky sweet substance.More…

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