Kajang Food, 10 Dishes Every Foodie Should Try in 2022

Kajang Food
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Kajang is a humble township located in southeastern Selangor, Malaysia. Known for its suburb and green environment living, Kajang, which stretches up to Semenyih, is a famous go-to place for home-buyers if they’re looking for large and affordable homes. 

Kajang is also home to a few landmarks, shopping complexes, public transport systems, facilities and amenities that include schools, hospitals, medical centres and more. However, when it comes to food, did you know that Kajang is famous for its satay? With that said, you’d be happy to know that Kajang is home to many excellent restaurants and eateries.

Let us hook you up with some of the best dishes to eat in Kajang whenever you’re in the area!

1. Satay @ Sate Kajang Hj Samuri

Malaysians love having satay as a snack or a side dish to complement their meals. That marinated grilled meat skewers served with a side of peanut sauce; having just one stick will not be enough! Hence, your visit to Kajang will not be complete if you haven’t tasted the delicious satays here. 

The best place to visit for delicious satays is none other than Restoran Sate Kajang Hj. Samuri. The satays here are made from a few types of meat such as chicken, beef, fish, lamb and even rabbit! It’s no wonder customers love to frequent this place; the meat here is tender, juicy and flavourful!

Address: Jalan Kelab, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 11:30am to 10:30pm
Tuesday – 11:30am to 10:30pm
Wednesday – 11:30am to 10:30pm
Thursday – 11:30am to 10:30pm
Friday – 11:30am to 1:00pm & 3:00pm to 11:00pm
Saturday – 11:30am to 11:00pm
Sunday – 11:30am to 11:00pm

Contact Information: 03-8737 1853

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/YytZLkKtKQuJZ7iX6

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2. Nasi Lemak @ Warung Bunian

Are you craving local delights for breakfast? Well, Warung Bunian has got the dish for you. This humble eatery may seem unassuming at first, but don’t underestimate what it has to offer here. Customers are willing to line up for a meal here. 

So what’s there to eat? The most famous dish to try here is their Nasi Lemak Telur Bungkus. It’s a great option for a hearty Malaysian breakfast. This dish is different from the usual nasi lemak because the rice is wrapped in an omelette. It is also served with sweet and spicy sambal on the side.

Address: Jalan Jamaludin, Kampung Sungai Merab, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 7:30am to 2:00pm
Tuesday – 7:30am to 2:00pm
Wednesday – 7:30am to 2:00pm
Thursday – 7:30am to 2:00pm
Friday – 7:30am to 11:00am
Saturday – 7:30am to 2:00pm
Sunday – Closed

Contact Information: 017-381 2246

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/XUfbhPpvNQ5vC8Rj6

3. Smoked Duck Curry @ Itik Salai Masthar

Itik Salai Masthar is famous for its smoked meat dishes. However, one dish stands out, and that dish is the Smoked Duck Curry. As diners walk up to the eatery, they’ll be able to see a huge grill off the side where all kinds of meat are smoked; chicken, beef, fish and duck. Besides that, you’ll be able to see a line of hanging ducks and other meats, seared beautifully for about one to two hours for a punch of flavour.

With that said, diners must give the Smoked Duck Curry (itik masak lemak cili padi) a try. The duck meat is tender, drowned in a creamy coconut-based curry. Diners can expect a rich, flavourful and a fair amount of spiciness with every order. It also goes well with rice, salted fish, fresh vegetables and a side of sambal.

Address:  Kampung Sungai Ramal Dalam, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 11:00am to 8:00pm
Tuesday – 11:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday – 11:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday – 11:00am to 8:00pm
Friday – 11:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday – 11:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday – Closed

Contact Information: 019-255 3645

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/a9TR1Y4jNAPfxYUQ7

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4. Creative Roti Canais @ Restoran Roti Canai 17

A few pieces of roti canai will surely be enough to fill your tummy. What better place to enjoy some classic rotis than at Restoran Roti Canai 17? This eatery is a family business that has been operating for about 32 years.

Even so, diners love coming here for their array of creative roti canais. For example, you can try their Roti Canai Milo which is sweet but tastes great with savoury sauces. Roti Canai Cheese is a local favourite too. Not only that, but they’ve recently posted a kind of roti called Roti Ding Dong, where you can find two sunny-side-up eggs in the middle of the roti canai.

Address: 6, Lorong Kajang Raya 2, Taman Kajang Raya, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operation Hours:
Monday – 8:00am to 6:00pm
Tuesday – 8:00am to 6:00pm
Wednesday – 8:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday – 8:00am to 6:00pm
Friday – 8:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am to 6:00pm
Sunday – 8:00am to 6:00pm

Contact Information: 012-969 6596

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/PnSkhpw6ydFTUoxU7

5. Hong Kong Style Chee Cheong Fun @ Ten Hup Cheong Fun

Ten Hup Cheong Fun is well-known for its delicious handmade Chee Cheong Fun. Every batch is made fresh upon order! Even though this humble stall has been operating for more than 30 years, it is still a local favourite in Kajang.

The unique feature about the Chee Cheong Fun here is their homemade paste. The Chee Cheong Fun is first added with a generous amount of fresh prawns and char siew (roast pork). After that, the dish is doused with a sweet and savoury sauce. If you’re looking for a light breakfast or snack, then this eatery may be ideal for you. Although the process to make a Chee Cheong Fun is long with a precise method, this eatery prides itself on making it the traditional way; offering diners a taste of an authentic Chee Cheong Fun.

Address: 824, Jalan Changkat, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – 8:00am to 1:30pm
Wednesday – 8:00am to 1:30pm
Thursday – Closed
Friday – 8:00am to 1:30pm
Saturday – 8:00am to 1:30pm
Sunday – 8:00am to 1:30pm

Contact Information: 016-983 0385

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/Ft1Cgt32pjeWTqAN8

6. Peking Duck @ Kajang Fei Chui Restaurant

Kajang Fei Chui Restaurant offers delectable Chinese cuisines. There are loads of interesting items on their menu. However, if you’re ever in the area and craving some good Chinese food, then give their Peking Duck a try. 

The Peking Duck here is served by placing the duck meat onto thin wheat-flour pancakes. Then, the duck meat is paired with scallions and sweet bean sauce before being rolled up into a neat package, ready to be consumed together. Hence, the Peking Duck is a great option, especially if you’re eating in large groups. There are also set menus available here, and they even cater for different events such as wedding functions, birthdays and association gatherings. 

Address: Jln Wan Siew, Taman Sepakat Indah, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – 11:30am to 2:30pm & 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Wednesday – 11:30am to 2:30pm & 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Thursday – 11:30am to 2:30pm & 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Friday – 11:30am to 2:30pm & 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Saturday – 11:30am to 2:30pm & 5:30pm to 10:30pm
Sunday – 11:30am to 2:30pm & 5:30pm to 10:30pm

Contact Information: 019-822 1772

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/B2C4viTkCtVGWQcy5

7. Mutton Soup @ Sup Power Ali

Thick and creamy mutton soup isn’t a common dish that any regular restaurant specializes in. In fact, this warm hearty soup is comfort food for many in Kajang! With quality ingredients and delicious flavours, this protein-packed soup is the perfect soup to rejuvenate the body after a busy day at work or school.

Sup Power Ali is famous for its signature mutton soup, and this soup is definitely worth the hype! This soup is simmered for over 5 hours, and the thick, gravy-like soup attests to how rich and aromatic the soup is. It goes perfect with the small bread cubes they offer customers, so you’ll have a complete meal without wasting a single drop!

Address: 2, 7, Jalan Maju 1, Taman Maju, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 5:00pm to 11:30pm
Tuesday – 5:00pm to 11:30pm
Wednesday – 5:00pm to 11:30pm
Thursday – 5:00pm to 11:30pm
Friday – 5:00pm to 11:30pm
Saturday – 5:00pm to 11:30pm
Sunday – Closed

Contact Information: 013-371 1585

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/71tf779sXE3RBBro8

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8. ABC @ Kedai ABC & Air Batu Chong Kee

Ice Kacang is known for its coolness, sweetness and various toppings. The taste of plain shaved ice completely transforms when drizzled with assorted syrups and topped with ingredients such as beans, jelly, coconut, fruits and many more—the perfect treat to survive the Malaysian heat when the temperature gets too high.

For many, Kedai ABC & Air Batu Chong Kee (sometimes referred to as Chong Kee ABC & Mee Stall) is a nostalgic spot in Kajang for their Ice Kacang. Although Ice Kacang is commonly served with a medley of toppings, they allow customers to exclude toppings for a lighthearted dessert. A recommendation from regulars is their Asam ABC, where the sourness adds a tangy kick to this traditional favourite!

Address: Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – 8:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday – 8:00am to 3:00pm
Wednesday – 8:00am to 3:00pm
Thursday – 8:00am to 3:00pm
Friday – 8:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday – 8:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday – 8:00am to 3:00pm

Contact Information: /

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/jkeKLHzk8n61fpPH9

9. Porridge @ Chi Family Porridge 加影巴刹后街-池家粥

Warm porridge is one of the best ways to start a busy day. The warmth of a plain and hearty porridge goes perfect with sauces and ingredients such as fish, chicken and cakoi. Some chefs also prepare porridge with ginger for an added fragrance. This dish can also be transformed with dashes of peppers, soy sauce and vegetable garnishes.

Chi Family Porridge is the go-to place for a good warm bowl of porridge in Kajang. Locals adore their thick yet smooth porridge because it’s incredibly filling; plus, it’s affordable! Their porridge also comes with classic toppings such as century egg, pork meat, chicken floss, peanuts and many more.

Address: B-33, Jalan Changkat, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – 6:00am to 10:30am
Wednesday – 6:00am to 10:30am
Thursday – 6:00am to 10:30am
Friday – 6:00am to 10:30am
Saturday – 6:00am to 10:30am
Sunday – 6:00am to 10:30am

Contact Information: /

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/gB9YSJjTYGxhJfF86

10. Char Siew Rice @ Restaurant Cham Kee

Char Siew Rice is simple yet incredibly delicious; it’s a dish that many locals are fond of. After all, nothing is more perfect than delicious roasted pork drenched in flavourful sauces, paired with rice. This dish is the ideal dish whether you’re eating in the morning, afternoon, night or for supper.

Established in 1954, Restaurant Cham Kee is famous for its char siew rice. Their char siew is deliciously lip-smacking with a recipe that hasn’t changed for 60 years! Their portions are also generous, so customers will never leave with anything but a full stomach.

Address: No 32 & 33, Jalan Changkat, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor

Operating Hours:
Monday – Closed
Tuesday – 8:30am to 2:00am
Wednesday – 8:30am to 2:00am
Thursday – 8:30am to 2:00am
Friday – 8:30am to 2:00am
Saturday – 8:30am to 2:00am
Sunday – 8:30am to 2:00am

Contact Information: 012-258 3039

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/8M4HVZ8kMoaeuyQb8

Did this list make your mouth water? Wait no more and try all the Kajang food we’ve listed here! Although this is just a short list, we hope it will give you a good head start as you continue exploring the food haven that is in Kajang. For more Malaysian delights’ recipes and food guides, head on over to Lokataste website!

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