The arrival of the holy month of Ramadan is much-awaited by Muslims worldwide. In addition to strengthening faith and sharing, the month of Ramadan is also synonymous with bazaars that sell an enormous range of dishes. In this guide, and with the assistance of Tourism Selangor, we’re highlighting the 10 best bazaars in the State for breaking your fast.
A few days into Ramadan, the bazaars in the State of Selangor have received an overwhelming positive response following the permission to operate after the country went through several phases of the Movement Control Order (MCO). With the green light on, sharing food with friends at a bazaar is now back on the agenda. However, Selangor Tourism has reminded us that visitors should always adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) when visiting the Ramadan bazaars to protect others.
Below is the list of the ten best Ramadan bazaars in Selangor, all offering fantastic breakfast menus for you to choose from!
1. Ramadan Bazaar – Section 13, Shah Alam
This is one of the best-known Bazaars in the State, located in Section 13, Shah Alam. It offers a wide variety of dishes and is easy to spot thanks to the large area it covers. Muslims and non-Muslims are regular visitors to the bazaar, which houses rows of stalls selling various types of food such as tepung pelita, akok, spicy chicken rice, roasted lamb, and roasted chicken, pasta, laksa, along with various types of drinks.
Address: Tapak Pakir E1 E2 Stadium Shah Alam 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor.
2. Taman Melawati Bazaar
Taman Melawati Ramadan Bazaar is one of the largest bazaars in Klang Valley. There’s a huge variety of dishes on the menu which covers everything from traditional Malaysian desserts to roti bom, ayam percik, nasi lemak, toasted tofu, and pasta can be found here. Another thing the bazaar is known for is its much-loved nasi kerabu that every visitor needs to try.
Address: Bazar Melawati, Jalan Negara, Taman Melawati, Selangor.
3. Ramadan Bazaar – USJ 4, Subang Jaya
USJ 4 Ramadan Bazar has many food stalls to suit all breaking-fast cravings. In addition, the aroma of grilled fish that greets you when entering the bazaar will definitely whet your appetite.
Address: Jalan USJ 4/5, UsJ 4, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor.
4. Ramadan Bazaar – SS6/1, Kelana Jaya
Ramadan Bazaar at SS6/1, Kelana Jaya, is famous for its many stalls selling a variety of food and beverages. Among their most popular and talked-about dishes include Nasi Ambeng, which is served with fried chicken, soy chicken or meat rendang.
Other favourites include Nasi Ambeng, cencaru sambal, percik chicken, Penang laksa, satay, kebab, grilled menu, halal Chinese and Indian food, and of course, the desserts. There’s also a variety of drink stalls selling a wide range of beverages, including watermelon juice, which is ideal after a day of fasting.
Address: Jalan SS 6/1, Ss 5, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
5. Ramadan Bazaar – Greenwood, Gombak
This Ramadan bazaar located in Greenwood, Gombak, is a big hit with locals who look for unique and tasty dishes for breakfast during Ramadan. Some of the most-sought dishes here include popia basah, nasi kerabu, grilled fish and chicken, and various types of traditional Malaysian desserts or kuih muih.
Address: Greenwood, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor.
6. Bandar Baru Selayang Bazaar
In addition to a filling rice dish, you should also make sure there’s space in your belly to enjoy the desserts offered at Bandar Baru Selayang’s Ramadan bazaar. Highlights on the menus include light dishes such as apam balik, and there’s also a great variety of cakes and even churros sold here.
Address: Bandar Baru Selayang 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor.
7. Ramadan Bazaar – Simpang 4, Klang
Ramadan Bazaar at Simpang 4, Klang, needs no introduction as, over the years, people from far and wide have consistently driven here to break their fast. The major draw of this bazaar is it houses stalls selling delicious food and beverages. However, its popularity means that you might need some patience as the food here is in high demand so, and on the odd occasion, you might be faced with a queue; but rest assured, it’s definitely worth it!
Address: Teluk Pulai (Simpang Empat) 41250 Klang, Selangor.
8. Ramadan Bazaar – Section 7, Bandar Baru Bangi
There are several Ramadan bazaars in Bangi that you can visit. One of the most famous is located in Section 7, Bandar Baru Bangi. There’s a wide variety of food and beverage options here, and among the most popular are nasi kerabu, fried chicken, and popia basah.
Address: Seksyen 7 (Jln 7/7 B) 43650 Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor.
9. Ramadan Bazaar – Section 17/1A, Petaling Jaya
The Ramadan bazaar at Section 17/1A, Petaling Jaya, is another must-try when you are breaking fast. There is an excellent range of delicacies on offer, such as roti john, chicken claypot, and tepung pelita at this bazaar. You’ll have great fun looking at the foods on offer and taking in the variety of aromas!
Address: 92, Jalan 17/1a, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
10. Ramadan Bazaar – TTDI Grove
TTDI Grove’s Ramadan Bazaar is a big hit with city dwellers who want to find delicious food such as tomato rice, nasi lemak, nasi hujan panas, nasi padang, and glutinous shrimp rice. One of the reasons behind its popularity is down to the quality of food and the reasonable pricing. In addition, the strategic location of this bazaar is value-added.
Address: Jalan TTDI Grove, 43000, Kajang, Selangor.
Although what we’ve listed above is regarded as the ten best, please note that Selangor has 241 Ramadan Bazaars in the State, which will be operating during the month of Ramadam. Selangor is a major tourist destination in Malaysia, and you’re guaranteed to find the perfect food to complement your “Pusing Selangor Dulu!” journey.
Tourism Selangor’s 2022 Ramadan Campaign continues until April 15th, and you can find everything you need to know about the State on its official website, Selangor.Travel.
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