Kelantan Food

Kelantan Darul Naim is not only known with its variety of cultural but also famous with its unique food. For centuries, the originality of the taste made by the ancestors is not changed. For those who come to visit here must try these traditional food. You will not forget the taste and for sure you will dream to have it again.

:: NASI KERABU
It comes in three colors which are black, yellow and white. It is eaten with raw vegetables as well as special 'sambal ikan'. It is taken as breakfast and also for dinner.

:: NASI DAGANG
If you are in Kelantan, don't forget to try and enjoy eating 'Nasi Dagang'. It is based on red glutinous rice and it is served with fish curry and raw pickles.

:: NASI BERLAUK
This is the most Kelantanese favorite food. Simple and tasty. It is served with white rice and fish curry it is traditionally cooked.

:: NASI TUMPANG
This special dish is a combination of various rice and curry which is arranged layer in a triangular banana leaf wrapper.

:: LAKSAM
This type of food is based on rice powder and is served with white coconut milk curry. This tradititional recipe is from fish and coconut milk. When serving, it is added with leaves eaten raw or 'ulam'.

:: SOLOK LADA
The unique of this type of food is where the filling is placed inside the chilly. The filling is made from flesh coconut, fish fillet and coconut milk. This tasty food is suitable to take with nasi kerabu which is also Kelantan traditional food.

:: SAMBAL DAGING
The meat is cut into small pieces and cooked using special spice until it is truly dried. It is delicious to take by itself or served with rice.

:: GULAI DARAT
This original spice curry is prepared using meat as its main ingredient.

:: BUDU
This food is based on fish and it is made into sauce. It is taken with grilled fish or meat.

:: AYAM PERCIK
Grilled chicken with coconut milk sauce is traditionally cooked using original ingredients as heritage. It is served as a special dish for the family members or special guests.

:: JALA MAS
This is a very popular cake or 'kuih' in Kelantan. It is based on eggs and sugar and it is known as a Royal Cake. It can only be found in this state.

:: LOMPAT TIKAM
It can be prepared for daily dish or served during special occasion. This tasty food is not only attracted the locals but as well as the outsiders.

:: TEPUNG PELITA
This food is based on flour, coconut milk and sugar. It has two layers. The first layer is coconut milk and for the second layer is flour and sugar. It is put into banana leaf which has been made as its cup.

:: KETUPAT SOTONG
This tasty food is made by putting glutinous rice into the cuttlefish and it is cooked with brown sugar or known as 'gula melaka' as its sauce. It is eaten as well as other traditional 'kuih'.

:: DODOL
It has varieties of colour and taste. It also has different name from one another based on the ingredients used. It is easy to get this food in Kelantan.

:: LEMPOK
The ingredients are durian flesh and sugar. It takes a few hours to make sure the food is well cooked.

:: PULUT MANIS
This sweet dish is served as dessert. The ingredient is glutinous rice which is cooked with brown sugar.

:: PULUT BAKAR
The shape is round and it is wrapped in banana leaf. The taste is delicious and it has sweet aroma.

:: PULUT PANGGANG
The shape is oblong and it is wrapped in banana leaf. The cooked glutinous rice is salt less but the filling which is coconut flesh and fish fillet make this 'kuih' the most favorite one.

:: TAIK ITEK
Although it is quite sweet but it is delicious to eat. The ingredients are eggs, coconut milk and sugar. It has varieties of shape according to the chef.

:: BUAH TANJONG
It is sweet as well as its name. This food also known as a Royal Kelantan food.

:: PUTERI MANDI
This sweet 'kuih' is made from rice powder and taken with sweet flesh coconut.

:: AKOK
It is known as 'Akok Kelantan' because of its sweet aroma. The ingredients are eggs and 'gula melaka'.
2 Responses
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  2. Ashley Says:

    This food looks and sounds amazing! Wonderful blog :)
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