The Muslim community in Singapore is ready to celebrate this Wednesday 5th June the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, and food plays a significant part in this celebration! Friends, family, and relatives will gather in their houses and enjoy savory dishes. Let’s have a look at some of the best meals that you should eat for Hari Raya in Singapore.
1. Beef Rendang
You should not miss the opportunity to try this delicious meat stewed in coconut milk with spices such as turmeric, ginger, garlic, chili, and lemongrass. Rendang originally came from Sumatra. In the old days, it was eaten during long journeys and served in banana leaves. Nowadays, it is mostly served during special occasions like weddings or Hari Raya.
2. Bubur Lambuk
This tasty rice porridge is a typical comfort food eaten after sunset during Ramadan. It is a mix of beef, herbs, rice, potatoes, and prawns.
A real symbol of Hari Raya celebration, Ketupat is a traditional steamed rice cake shaped in the form of a diamond and wrapped in twisted coconut leaves. Katupat is often served as a side with dishes such as Satay.
An iconic dish for Singaporeans, Laksa is a spicy noodle soup prepared with coconut milk, shrimp paste, and spicy curry.
5. Sayur Lodeh
Sayur Lodeh is a traditional Malay dish made with coconut milk curry and vegetables. It is usually served with steamed rice or lontong.
Selamat Hari Raya! Enjoy this colorful celebration in Singapore with tasty dishes that will soon be available to order for your office with WYZchef!