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 Experiencing the Essence of Ramadan 2024 at The Shalimar Malang

Sunday, 11 February 2024 - 00:22
 Experiencing the Essence of Ramadan 2024 at The Shalimar Malang Ramadan feast at The Shalimar Malang. (Photo: M. Isnaini Wijaya/TIMES Indonesia)

TIMES JAZIRAH, MALANG – As the sacred month of Ramadan approaches, The Shalimar Malang unveils a captivating culinary experience that pays homage to the rich diversity of Indonesian flavors. They launch their new menu on Monday (5/2/2024).

It marks the beginning of a gastronomic journey that celebrates the essence of Nusantara cuisine, offering a harmonious blend of traditional delights and international favorites. Among the highlights of this year's Ramadan menu are the tantalizing jajanan pasar, delightful market snacks that serve as a perfect sweet ending to the meal.

Jajanan Pasar Extravaganza

The Shalimar Hotel embraces the spirit of Ramadan by curating a selection of beloved jajanan pasar. It ensures that guests can indulge in the authentic tastes of Indonesia as they break their fast.


The assortment of market snacks includes culinary treasures such as mendoan, tempe menjes, onde-onde, klepon, bubur biji salak, rujak gobet, rujak serut, and more. Each of these treats is a nostalgic nod to the vibrant and diverse street food culture that defines the archipelago.

Mendoan, with its crispy yet tender texture, tempts the palate with its deep-fried perfection. Tempe menjes showcases the versatility of tempeh, while onde-onde and klepon delight with their gooey and sweet rice flour coatings.

Bubur biji salak, a comforting sweet porridge, and the refreshing flavors of rujak gobet and rujak serut add a delightful variety to the menu. These jajanan pasar offerings at The Shalimar provide a delightful journey through Indonesia's culinary landscape.

Beyond the Traditional: Nasi Briyani from the Middle East

While embracing the richness of Nusantara flavors, The Shalimar Hotel continues to cater to diverse palates by retaining a global touch. Among the culinary treasures offered during Ramadan is the delectable Nasi Briyani, originating from the heart of the Middle East.

This aromatic and flavorful rice dish, prepared with fragrant basmati rice and an array of aromatic spices, adds an international flair to the Ramadan menu, showcasing The Shalimar's commitment to providing a diverse and inclusive dining experience.

As the sun sets during the sacred month of Ramadan, The Shalimar Hotel invites patrons to embark on a culinary journey that transcends borders and celebrates the rich tapestry of Indonesian and Middle Eastern flavors.

The carefully curated Ramadan menu, featuring an array of jajanan pasar and the globally beloved Nasi Briyani, creates a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation. \

Whether savoring the familiar tastes of local street food or indulging in the exotic aromas of Middle Eastern cuisine, guests at The Shalimar Malang are promised an unforgettable dining experience that mirrors the spirit of togetherness and celebration that defines Ramadan. (*)

Writer : Khodijah Siti
Editor : Khodijah Siti

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