Mukah Kaul Festival - Melanau Food
As you visit different stalls at the Kaul bazaar, you will be offered all kinds of Melanau dishes to try, and all free of charge ! The generosity of the Melanau spirit really shines through here. Here is a spread being offered at one of the stalls.
A typical Melanau meal consists of rice with smoked, dried and preserved seafood. There are also cooked dishes such as curry and vegetables.
A selection of dried and smoked seafood snacks.
Different types of preserved seafood - shrimps, anchovies and on the left - "chinchalok" or baby shrimps in chili and lime juice - very appetizing !
Smoked fish are very popular with the Melanaus. They are very tasty served with a bit of chili sauce or sambal.
A selection of local kuehs.