Tag Archives: Sarawakian

Delicious Prawn Umai Simple Recipe

Umai is a traditional exotic food of the Melanau ethnic in Sarawak. Although, nowadays, it is loved and liked by many people from other races in Sarawak too. Typically, fish like Bawal and Tenggiri are use to make the Umai but prawn can be use as well. The fish or prawn used to make Umai is raw, just like sushi. So no cooking needed. But if you’re using prawn it need to be dip in boiling water to kill all the bacteria and germs. Here, we will share a simple recipe to make prawn Umai. It’s simple, you can make …

The Delicious & Exotic Buah Engkala

The Ibans, the biggest ethnic in Sarawak, have a lot of unique delicacies made or taken fresh from the jungle. Some of those are now planted in their backyard especially by those in living in the rural areas. One of the unique fruits that have been a delicious food eaten by the Ibans traditionally is the “buah Engkala” or Engkala fruit.

Not only the Ibans eat this fruit, some other people from many other races love it too, such as the Chinese, the Sarawakian Malay and the Bidayuh.

This Engkala is considered as an exotic fruit in Sarawak. Traditionally it …

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