With Ramadan upon us, we’ve been blessed with the abundance of food choices we have like buffet spreads and Ramadan bazaars!


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But one of the best food-related things that happen during Ramadan is the creativity that we see with all our food! Onde-onde muffins and martabak? Apam balik pizza? These odd yet totally delicious combinations will confuse and satisfy your tastebuds at the same time 😝

1. Apam balik pizza – Pezzo Pizza

The unique apam balik pizza is not to be missed! Instead of your usual pepperoni or Margherita pizza, savour this pizza topped with cream cheese, pandan kaya, ground peanuts, sweetcorn, desiccated coconut and mozzarella cheese instead. The toppings are the typical ingredients used in our traditional apam balik 😋

Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients
Price: RM8.90/slice and RM49.90/pan
Promotion period: Throughout Ramadan
Address: Has multiple outlets
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2. Sambal Crabstick Mayonnaise Donut – Big Apple Donut

We’re used to having our tasty doughnuts sweet and glazed with sugar or topped with chocolate. But have you tried a doughnut with traditional toppings? You’ll be surprised by Big Apple Donut’s limited edition doughnuts! Who knew a doughnut topped with sambal and crabstick mayonnaise would taste so good 😍

Food status: Halal certified
Price: RM2.80/piece
Promotion period: While stocks last
Address: Has multiple outlets
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3. Traditional Food Infused With Tea Flavours – TWG Ramadan set


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TWG Tea has been known for its exquisite tea and beautiful tea time sets. And for the festive season, they’re offering 4 different Iftar and Ramadan inspired tea sets with traditional meals infused with tea flavours  🤩 Savour a Nasi Tomato infused with Tibetan Tea (Set 1), Pandan Nasi Lemak with Green Matcha Tea (Set 2), Rajasthan Prata with French Earl Grey Tea (Set 3), and Nasi Bojari with Comptoir des Indes (Set 4)! Each set comes with a variety of other dishes as well as a pot of TWG’s tea. These delightful sets are perfect when you’re craving for traditional food with a touch of uniqueness.

Food status: Halal certified
Price:  Set 1 RM28, Set 2 RM28, Set 3 RM32, Set 4 RM49
Promotion period: Ends 5th June
Address: Has multiple outlets
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4. Onde-onde muffin – Starbucks


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One of the greatest traditional kuihs, in the form of a ‘western kuih’! Starbucks’s Ramadhan special highlights the onde-onde muffin during this festive season, and it taste just as good as it is green 😋

P.S. Don’t forget to check out their other two Ramadan specials, the Gula Melaka doughnut and Bandung eclairs 😍

Food status: Halal certified
Price: RM8.20/muffin
Promotion period: While stocks last
Address: Has multiple outlets
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5. Serunding Popcorn Chicken – My Burger Lab


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The perfect raya-inspired snack to accompany your tasty burger mains, the bite-sized popcorn chicken boasts a traditional and modern blend of flavours with is homemade serunding and creamy lime sauce 😋 Have it as a snack, an appetizer, or for supper. You’ll be poppin’ them in your mouth before you know it!

Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients
Price: RM14
Promotion period: The whole of Ramadhan
Address: Has multiple outlets
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6. Kurma Pearl Milk Tea / Kurma De Chocolate / Kurma Banana Milk Tea – Chatime

Boba lovers rejoice! Have a Ramadhan boba date at Chatime with their Kurma pearl milk tea, Kurma de chocolate and Kurma Banana milk tea 😍

Food status: Halal certified
Price: RM9.90 (Prices may differ in KLIA, Genting Highlands and East Malaysia)
Promotion period: Until 30th June
Address: Has multiple outlets
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7. Organic Nasi Lemak Wrap – O’Briens Irish Sandwich Cafe

Health, tasty, and unique with Malaysian flavours! The healthier version of our favourite nasi lemak with organic wild rice, hard-boiled egg, and tasty sambal wrapped up in one for easy bites 😊

Food status: Halal certified
Price: RM17.90
Promotion period: The whole of Ramadhan
Address: Has multiple outlets
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8. Onde-Onde – Upperhouse Kitchen and Dessert Bar


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For those with a sweet tooth, Upperhouse has a sweet surprise for you! In conjunction with the festive season, they’re offering a selection of Raya-inspired chocolates such as nasi lemak cookies, and praline chocolates such as onde-onde, sirap bandung, blue pea flower and durian. They’re perfect as gifts too 😍

Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients
Price: RM25 for a box of 9 pralines, RM18 per jar of nasi lemak cookies
Promotion period: Pre-order ends May 20th
Address: 27A, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 011-2872 0083
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday, and Sunday 11am – 10pm, Friday and Saturday 11am – 10.30pm
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9. Horlicks Milk Tea with Warm Pearls – Tealive

A drink that will remind you of your childhood days with its new flavour, Horlicks! Enjoy a Bang Bang Horlicks Milk Tea with brown sugar and warm pearls or a Black Diamond Horlicks fresh milk 😍

Food status: Halal certified
Price: Starts at RM7.90 for regular size
Promotion period: Throughout Ramadan
Address: Has multiple outlets
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10. Mashisayo Rendang Rolling Cheese – Ojju

K-food lovers, where are you? There are plenty of Korean food joints in KL but how many are as cheesy as Ojju? Up your K-food game with Ojju’s Rendang Rolling Cheese 😍 Savour deep fried chicken or beef ribs topped with rendang gravy and wrapped in creamy, creamy cheese! You’ll never want to leave the restaurant after having a bite of that cheese and chicken combo 🤤

Food status: no pork, no lard, no alcohol and all meats are from halal-certified suppliers
Price: Chicken wings RM43.90, Chicken drumsticks RM49.90, Beef ribs RM79.90
Promotion period: ends on 30th June
Address: No. L4.01 (03 & 04), Level 4 NU Sentral Shopping Centre No, 201, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 012-384 1008
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12. Martabak Onde Onde / Martabak Rendang / Martabak Sambal – Tetangga Kita


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After their Samyang Martbak success, Indonesian Tetangga Kita is back with a few more special flavours in conjunction with Ramadan – onde-onde, rendang, and sambal!

P.S. The Malaysian apam balik is known as martabak in Indonesia!

Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients
Price: Onde-onde RM15, Sambal is RM5 (as a topping of your chosen martabak, Rendang RM26
Promotion period: The whole of Ramadhan
Address: Hartamas Shopping Centre, Level 2, Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
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And there you have it, 11 unique and tasty treats you can only find during Ramadan in KL. Are you daring enough to tick all 11 off your food bucket list? 😎

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