Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Selamat Hari Raya Adilfitri

Selamat Hari Raya Adilfitri to all! Do celebrate with lots of yummy ketupat, lemang, peanut sauce, rendang and cookies. I know everyone was celebrating last night with fireworks as the cats were terrified.

Yesterday, the lemang stalls along Taman Tun Dr Ismail and Damansara Utama started business. This is a yearly tradition whereby these stall owners travel down from their villages to set up business at the side of the road. A quick count indicates a total of twenty plus stalls last evening including a flower stall. Usually, they camp out here for a few days just before the festivities start since people tend to buy lemang and rendang to celebrate Raya.

Things seem to be pretty quiet this time round, probably because the authorities have been sniffing around the area earlier on. The scenes here are similar to last year whereby tents are set up at the back as they will camp out at this area for a few days.

This year round, we decided to be extremely festive and bought one small tube of lemang, beef rendang and bergedel for last night's dinner. Must admit, it was the nicest lemang I have ever tasted as the glutinous rice was not too hard nor soft. Splashie Boy has a theory that you need to buy a smaller bamboo tube versus the longer ones as they cook better. The bergedel which is similar to a potato cake but filled with minced meat was pretty good too. However prices here are at a premium but I rather buy my lemang here rather than drive all the way to Ulu Kelang.

If you are planning to drop by here to buy your supply of lemang and rendang, try not to block the road and park at the back. It's just a short walk to the stalls.

Lemang Stalls
Along the road which passes by Taman Tun Dr Ismail and Damansara Utama and on the way to 1 Utama Shopping Centre

(For further details on lemang and pictures, see last year's post on these stalls)

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may said...

Selamat Hari Raya, boo! I'm looking forward to a good helping of lemang and rendang at my aunt's house... *grin*

Flower said...

Selamat Hari Raya and selamat bercuti. Your raya dinner menu is better than mine here. For today Hari Raya, I think I will cook some rendang and nasi impit. Too bad no lemang in Perth.

FooDcrazEE said...

guess u will be enjoying the open house visits.....

me ? i gotta work *sob*sob*

Anonymous said...

time flies...the last time i had lemang was during last Raya when i was back in msia! yum yum...

hav fun during festive seasons :)

Jackson said...

wow.....u r back !!! wt Lemang review! i had lemang this today but too bad it doesn't taste good!. My malay neighbour also brought us some curry chicken with ketupat...nice nice~~

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boo_licious said...

may - I'm sure the lemang and rendang was yummy!

flower - Selamat Hari Raya to you too! Your Nasi Impit and rendang sounds really yummy too.

foodcrazee - poor thing! Hope you got to take a rest also.

xiu loong bao - yeah, it's amazing that it's lemang time again.

jackson - wow, yummy curry chicken. I usually eat the ketupat/nasi impit with peanut sauce.

leomitra - thxs for linking me! Hope the festive season was great fun in Spore.

Jeya said...

Selamat Hari Raya to all my Malay friends in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia/N.Z., U.K., U.S. & Canada.
Toronto, Canada.

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