Food Articles

Top 5 @ PaRam Stadium Shah Alam

by Acacia Daud, on Tue, July 23, 2013
Favourite 5
Shah Alam’s Pasar Ramadhan is so big (5 packed rows of food!) that we’ve decide to do it justice and give its fair chance of mentions. It’s located at the parking lot of Stadium Shah Alam, in Seksyen 13. Ample parking space does wonders to reduce the congestion in the area. The only thing you might need is a pair of sunglasses and a GPS – we’ve…   More »

Foodsters' Blog

Top 3 @ Pasar Ramadhan USJ 4

by Edwan S., on Sat, July 20, 2013 - 2:24:44 PM, 0 comment
Quickie Review

So one hot sunny Friday afternoon, me and the FriedChillies crew were at Pasar Ramadhan USJ4, just about 10 minutes away from Subang Jaya Town Centre. We found that some stalls from the SS18 PaRam has shifted here while construction is going on at that side. Happy to see that Daging Bakar Rimau Nangis and Briyani Powerhouse here.

The crowds were good and the choices fantastic. Here are my top three picks from Pasar Ramadhan USJ4.

1. Waris Mungkal

Siput SedutOoo... siput sedut masak lemak

The lovely Jannah at this stall specializes in Gulai Minang. An array of gulais were laid out in front, with daging salai, siput sedut, itik salai and many more. The best thing was Jannah cooks the gulai on the spot with her own secret blend of rempah. A mix British/Jawa parentage, she learnt how to make minang food from her mother in law several years ago and thought to give her cooking a try at the pasar ramadhan.

The lovely JannahFresh from the giant woks.

The gorgeous yellow, creamy kuahs are to die for. Go for siput sedut and…  Continue reading »

Foodsters' Blog

Top 3 @ PaRam Melawati

by Aden, on Fri, July 19, 2013 - 10:09:39 AM, 0 comment
Quickie Review

We've had plenty of queries about where this PaRam is at. Before, it was at the carpark on Jalan Melawati 2. Due to constructions it's now shifted all along Jalan Melawati 1. It's narrow but long and it still has loads of good stuff. We found the sellers here really cool and friendly and it's good on the budget too. Gets busy pretty much like most PaRams we've been to, 4.30pm onwards.

So ta da! Here are our 3 picks here.

1. Botak Ikan Bakar

Abang BotakOur favourite bald dude here sizzling the good stuff

This stall has been in business for about 4 years. He's actually a contractor but each Ramadhan will take leave and sell ikan bakar. Cooking delicious seafood is a sort of hobby. His specialty is Lobster! Every year he will have lobster at his stall (shoulda call this stall Gerai Botak Lobster Bakar- baru kaw!) Other than that he has fish, cockles, squid and whatever seafood he can get his hands on.

Ikan Bakar

Prices are according to size and what you're buying. Opens at 3pm and peaking between 5.30pm- 6.30pm.

2. Raja Jus BuahContinue reading »

Foodsters' Blog

Habibi in the Kitchen

by Honey Ahmad, on Thu, July 18, 2013 - 7:00:06 PM, 0 comment
FriedChillies Food Studio
Just before Ramadhan we've been busy filming in our spanking Food Studio! Special for this Ramadhan we shot an Arabic themed cooking show with cheeky Chef Khalil. This dude comes from Alexandria via Brooklyn. Previously he ran a pizza joint in New York called Pizza Art and yes, he can toss those pizzas. We had to make sure it didn't hit our soundproofing on the ceiling.


His first show is called Habibi in the Kitchen and we've designed recipes that will make your dry mouth water. From Arabic favourites like Lamb Tagine and Macarona Bechamel to cool fusion like a killer Shawerma pizza, it will certainly add some pizzaz to your kitchen and buka. Here's a little teaser.

Right in front is the Syrian 7 spice and a modified tahini sauce for the pizza.

Pizza dough, soft as a baby's bottom.

Making the shawerma chicken topping, this is good as a fajita stuffing too!

For full recipes, catch Habibi in the Kitchen this…  Continue reading »

Foodsters' Blog

Top 3 Pasar Ramadhan Sg. Penchala

by Aden, on Thu, July 18, 2013 - 12:04:29 PM, 0 comment
Quickie Review

This has been one of our go-to PaRams for a few years, mainly because it's near to the HQ and not as large as Taman Tun. Eventhough it's small, there are a few quality stalls here. It varies from year to year. This PaRam starts getting busy from 4.30pm onwards peaking between 5.30pm and 6.30pm. Roads are congested but you usually can get parking because most people come in and out quickly from this pasar.

Here are our 3 picks from this PaRam.

1. Murtabak Beratur (since 1987)

Murtabak Sellers

This stall opens early, about 2.30pm and gets really busy about 4pm. They sell about 400 murtabaks a day. We talked to a few buyers and they love it because it's taste is consistent. Also because there are nice meat chunks in them unlike a lot of murtabaks that skimps and just tastes of egg and onions only. Worth the queue!

You can choose chicken or beef at RM3 each.

2. Kam Binn Bro

Kambing on a spit

We want you…  Continue reading »

Foodsters' Blog

Top 3 at Setiawangsa Pasar Ramadhan

by Honey Ahmad, on Wed, July 17, 2013 - 12:26:59 PM, 0 comment
Quickie Review

Setiawangsa folks are a lucky bunch! There are 3 Ramadhan markets clustered near to each other in this area. You folks are definitely spoilt for choice! If you get to the one behind the LRT station that's Keramat Permai. So turn into Setiawangsa itself and there are two within walking distance. This is the main outdoor market under blue tents starting from the KK Mart till the main road. These stalls are run by the traders association as opposed to the independent stalls on another side of the road.

Now that we've got that cleared. Here are our top Setiawangsa picks.

Nasi Kerabu Thai managed by Kak Sopiah is a real steal. The best thing about Sopiah's is the budu is made fresh. You heard that right. The daging salai, ikan masin and solok combo has a very fresh taste. Great colours and flavours too. Prices start at around RM5.00 onwards and depends on what 'lauk' is chosen.

Nasi Ayam Percik
Nasi Ayam Percik - First time we've seen ayam percik being used in a nasi ayam manner. Of course we had to try this one out. The percik chicken is flavourful and not too spicy so this is good for breaking fast. Price is RM5.50 per set which includes rice (the chicken rice…  Continue reading »

Foodsters' Blog

Top 3 at Bangsar Pasar Ramadhan

by Adly, on Tue, July 16, 2013 - 1:06:34 PM, 0 comment
Quickie Review

Bangsar Pasar Ramadhan gets busy starting from about 5pm onwards which means that this is a working crowd PaRam, Here's our top three picks for Bangsar.

Rojak Singapura

This is Rojak Singapura. Rows after rows of grilled stuff from prawn fritters in batter, potatoes in batter, squid in batter, tauhu in batter and the list goes on and on. The queue is long, the red sauce sweet and our favourite is the generous prawn fritter, cekodok bawang, long fishcake and boiled eggs. Cost varies but be prepared to spend from RM9 onwards.

Kuih Tepung Pelita

Next on our list is Tepung Pelita Inn. This unassuming stall serves tepung pelita that is really smooth, fragrant and most importantly not watery like most of the amateurish ones. RM2 for 5 pieces that went down in less than two minutes.

Nasi Ayam Goreng Kunyit

Nasi Ayam Goreng Kunyit is…  Continue reading »


How-To Cut A Pineapple

How-To Cut A Pineapple


Cutting a pineapple is so simple. Alex shows you how to do it.

How-To Get Rid Of Oil Stains

How-To Get Rid Of Oil Stains


Learn the easy way to get rid of oil stains...

How-To Get Rid of Pesky Roaches

How-To Get Rid of Pesky Roaches


Get rid of pesky roaches naturally.

How-To Make Teh Tarik

How-To Make Teh Tarik


Learn how to make your teh tarik frothy.

How-To Combat Heatiness

How-To Combat Heatiness


Learn how to combat post-durian heatiness from Alia.

Latest Comments

try using water bottles from your home too to fill up, in order to avoid plastic wastage.
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Water Facts 101'.
This korean snow ice item , is also a very popular treat in taiwan where it can be found lined up in all the streets and many restaurants. They also like to cover them in beans and etc for extra texture.
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Shaved Ice Treats'.
I have always enjoyed VOSS water. But that is because it is so designer and its the only one available in clubs here with the Statement GLASS bottle, that is in your face. There is also one called FIJI water, where i find the bottle to be rather pretty.
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'The Water Wrestling Match'.
There is defiantly something special about a good satay! And sadly its not just all about throwing a meat stick on the fire.....if it were that easy then we would not have our favorite places, But for sure the places done in the traditional way on the streets have always had more flavour and flair
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Satay Kajang Crawl'.
It really is amazing that there can be such a difference in the quality of an egg... The flavours are much more intense in the case of a kampung egg...which can also hinder dishes where you dont wish to be egg over powered. However I have also always preferred a kampung egg over the supermarket ones. If you gonna do it right.....go all the way
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Kampung Vs. Supermarket Egg'.
Eggs are a beautiful thing. My father has chickens in his backyard and each morning they lay the eggs for his breakfast. the thing is, you can never let them eat one of their own, because once they do, there will be no more fresh breaky smile They also get addicted to eggs..
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Brilliant Egg-isodes'.
The thing i like most about noodles is there is so much that can be done with them. Just like with rice, you can throw in almost anything give it a whirl and it will taste good. Make good use of small portions of left overs at restaurants, they can be chucked in for a good lunch the next day. The downfall is that perhaps you may never create the same dish again...but that just makes life exciting...
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Oodles of Noodles'.
I have always liked noodles a lot, in fact i prefer them as an option to rice. The thicker the better!
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Noodle Mania'.
Looks like a good prequel to the following article here.....WHAT A TRADITIONAL burger is like, compared to what else can be done... very nice
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Burger-rific Joints'.
These look fantastic. I believe the Roti Canai burger would be my favorite, due to my infatuation with the roti. Thanks for sharing a new fresh take on how to make burgers that seem delicious yet also a healthy option for us non beef eaters.
By suryasta on 2011 May 18
From the entry 'Burgers: Deconstructed'.