The arrival of the holy month of Ramadan is much awaited by Muslims. Besides increasing faith and sharing sustenance, the month of Ramadan is synonymous with bazaars that sell various types of food for iftar (breaking of fast during sunset.
For the Muslim fasting month in 2022, Ramadan bazaars in the State of Selangor are back in action ever since the Malaysian government has phased out all movement restrictions throughout the country. However, public is reminded to always adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) when visiting Ramadan bazaars since the country is still transitioning from the COVID-19 pandemic to endemicity. As such, let’s look at the following list of the selected 10 Ramadan bazaars in Selangor that offer myriad of choices!
1) Ramadan Bazaar – Section 13, Shah Alam
Who doesn’t know about the famous Ramadan bazaar in Section 13, Shah Alam? Offering a wide variety of dishes, you are sure to spot the bazaar that covers this very wide area. Not only that, the bazaar provides organised and secured parking system. Muslims and non-Muslims throng the bazaar that hosts houses rows after rows of stalls selling various types of food like tepung pelita, akok, spicy chicken rice, roasted lamb, roasted chicken, pasta, laksa, and many types of drinks.
Address: Tapak Pakir E1 E2 Stadium Shah Alam 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor
2) Taman Melawati Bazaar
Taman Melawati Ramadan Bazaar, which covers a large parking lot area, is one of the largest bazaars in Klang Valley. Just think of any menu you are craving for, everything from the Malaysian traditional desserts to roti bom, ayam percik, nasi lemak, toasted tofu, and pasta can be found here. The bazaar is also known for its well sought-after nasi kerabu!
Address: Bazar Melawati, Jalan Negara, Taman Melawati, Selangor
3) Ramadan Bazaar – USJ 4, Subang Jaya
USJ 4 Ramadan Bazar has a number of stalls to satisfy your cravings. In addition, the aroma of grilled fish as you enter the bazaar will whet your appetite. If you are looking for side dishes to accompany your rice meal, the bazaar offers many options.
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 various food and beverages. Among the most popular and talked-about dishes include Nasi Ambeng served with fried chicken, soy chicken or meat rendang. Aside from Nasi Ambeng, cencaru sambal, percik chicken, Penang laksa, satay, kebab, grilled menu, halal Chinese and Indian food, including local desserts can be found here. Various beverage stalls, including the ones selling watermelon juice, are sure to quench your thirst 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 preferred by locals who look for unique and tasty dishes for breaking fast during Ramadan. Among the highly sought after menu here include popia basah, nasi kerabu, grilled fish and chicken, and various types of Malaysian traditional snacks and sweetmeats or kuih muih.
Address: Greenwood, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor
6) Bandar Baru Selayang Bazaar
Though you might only be interested in buying a satiating rice dish, you should also enjoy the desserts offered at Bandar Baru Selayang’s Ramadan bazaar like apam balik, cakes and churros.
Address: Bandar Baru Selayang 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor
7) Ramadan Bazaar – Simpang 4, Klang
Ramadan Bazaar at Simpang 4, Klang does not need introduction because over the years, people from further away have been willing to drive here just to get food for iftar, probably because there are more choices to be found in the bazaar. But remember, patience is a virtue warranted when buying food here because you might need to endure long queues when buying food. But the trouble is 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 in Section 7, Bandar Baru Bangi, where you can find popular local fares. 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
You are bound to enjoy exploring the Ramadan bazaar at Section 17/1A, Petling Jaya if you are uncertain of what to buy for iftar on any particular day. Popular comestibles such as roti john, chicken claypot and tepung pelita are sold here. Just choose from any of the stalls!
Address: 92, Jalan 17/1a, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
10) Ramadan Bazaar – TTDI Grove
TTDI Grove’s Ramadan Bazaar is no stranger to city dwellers who seek delicious food like tomato rice, nasi lemak, nasi hujan panas, nasi padang, and shrimp-stuffed glutinous rice. This isbecause the food sold is of good quality and the price is reasonable. On top of that, the bazaar is strategically located.
Address: Jalan TTDI Grove, 43000, Kajang, Selangor
Apart from the list above, you can visit any of the 241 Ramadan bazaar locations around the State of Selangor throughout Ramadan. Since Selangor is a major tourist destination in Malaysia, the food choices in this State do not only suit your taste, but also complement your “Pusing Selangor Dulu!” journey during the month of Ramadan.
Tourism Selangor’s 2022 Ramadan Campaign is on-going until 15 April 2022. Don’t forget to visit Tourism Selangor’s official website, or follow Tourism Selangor’s official social media accounts on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok to participate in ‘Share, Tag and Win’ and ‘Fill & Win’ contests. Ramadan buffet vouchers at 12 leading hotels in Selangor await!
For more information, visit the official website of Tourism Selangor.