Foodie enthusiasts, this is for you! If you’re looking for a unique experience during the holy month of Ramadan, look no further than the vibrant Ramadan bazaars in Selangor, which offer a wide variety of delicious food, drinks, and cultural activities.
You can find everything from traditional Malaysian fare like Nasi Kerabu and Satay, to fusion dishes like Ramly Burgers and Nutella Roti.
1. Perkarangan Stadium Shah Alam Ramadan Bazaar
The Shah Alam Stadium Ramadan Bazar is the most popular option for locals due to its convenient parking and spacious Ramadan bazaar area.
Popular in this market are the many iftar delicacies available, such as sotong bakar boroi (grilled squid), ayam madu (honey chicken), and satay. The popular Mandy Rice, made by renowned chef Ammar, is always in high demand during this time too.
Address: GJW+59, Seksyen 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor
2. USJ 4, Subang Jaya Ramadan Bazaar
Those in the Subang area shouldn’t miss the Ramadan Market at USJ 4. This bazaar opens at 3pm and has as many as 160 vendors! Expect to find all sorts of food including briyani, mango ice cream floats, and murtabak (meat-filled pancake). Ramadan Bazar USJ 4 may be clearly spotted from the road thanks to its prominent location close to SMK USJ 4.
Address: Jalan USJ 4/5, Usj 4, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor
3. Padang Perbandaran, Ampang Jaya Ramadan Bazaar
This Ramadan bazaar, which is right next to the MBAJ Town Hall, is one of Ampang’s main gathering spots for food during Ramadan. Visitors can find iftar meals from as early as the late afternoon all along the large pedestrian area.
The 114 vendors here provide a variety of specialties such ‘gearbox’ soup, Tawau honey chicken wings, kuih peneram (fried doughnut), and akok (traditional cake/snack).
Address: Jalan Pandan Utama, Pandan Indah, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor
4. Taman Sri Andalas, Klang Ramadan Bazaar
All the way out in Klang? Fret not, there’s a stop for you too! The Taman Sri Andalas Ramadan Bazaar is one of several in the Klang area that happens every Ramadan. But, of all of them, this is always one of the most eagerly anticipated.
Here, you can get your hands on grilled tongmo (sausages), ayam percik (marinated grilled/roasted chicken), and several kinds of kebabs.
Address: Jalan Seri Sarawak, Taman Sri Andalas, 41200 Klang, Selangor
5. PKNS, Shah Alam Ramadan Bazaar
Just adjacent to the PKNS building, this stretch of stalls comes to life as early as 3pm and quickly becomes one of the busiest in the area. Popular meals including popiah basah (saucy spring rolls), daging salai masak lemak (smoked meats in spicy turmeric sauce), nasi kerabu tumis (pea flower rice and viands), lamb kebabs, and many others are available at each of the many food stalls.
Parking is available at PKNS and other buildings like Plaza Shah Alam.
Address: Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor
6. Jalan SS6/1, Kelana Jaya Ramadan Bazaar
Kelana Jaya Section 6 hosts one of the most popular Ramadan bazaars, frequented by many locals and students from nearby Universiti Malaya and MAHSA. With 197 vendors, this market, which is situated in front of Jaya One, provides guests with affordable prices.
There are many unique dishes on offer here, as well as a range of distinctive beverages such air kasturi asam boi (lime and sour plum drink), ayam percik, and karipap gergasi (giant curry puffs). Sushi, pizza, pasta, and Korean fried chicken are just some examples of the diverse dishes also available at this bazaar.
Address: Jalan SS 6/1, Ss 5, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
7. Lotus’s, Kuala Selangor Ramadan Bazaar
This bazaar, which is situated in front of Lotus’s Kuala Selangor store, features unique iftar foods including Roti John, tepung pelita (traditional cake), and ayam golek (rotisserie chicken) that are only available during Ramadan.
Also, you may get traditional Javanese fare like nasi ambeng and pecal (salad with peanut sauce). If you want to avoid the crowds, drop by before 3pm, as this is one of those bazaars that are very busy during Ramadan.
Address: No. 2 Jalan Tiara, 1, Jalan Medan Niaga 2, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor