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Best Bandung Local Dishes for Takjil

Best Takjil Bandung

The fasting month is coming soon. Takjil is a general term for snacks eaten shortly after breaking the fast, usually in the form of sweet treats and savoury snacks. These are the following takjil recommendations that can be found in Bandung.

Rekomendasi takjil khas lokal terbaik Bandung

1. Gorengan

Takjil Bandung

Fritters or gorengan in Indonesian, is an assortment of salty and sweet dishes that are coated with flour and then deep fried. Examples are sweet potatoes, bananas, tempeh, and fried tofu. This takjil can be found easily around the streets of Bandung.

Gorengan Cendana
Jl. Bengawan No.56, Bandung

Pondok Gorengan Gandapura
Jl. Gandapura E No.8, Bandung

2. Batagor

Takjil Bandung
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Batagor (short for Baso, Tahu, Goreng) is a typical Bandung snack in the form of fried dumplings dipped in peanut sauce. This snack is also commonly used as a souvenir of Bandung. Just like fried foods, batagor is actually easy to find around Bandung.

Batagor Kingsley
Jl. Veteran No. 25, Bandung

Batagor Riri
Jl. Burangrang No. 41, Bandung

Batagor H. Yunus
Jl. Raya Kopo No. 68, Bandung

Batagor H. Isan
Jl. Lodaya No. 85, Bandung

3. Es Goyobod

Takjil Bandung

Literally, citing the Sundanese language dictionary RA Danadibrata notes, 'goyobod' means a drink mixture made of starch sliced into squares, mixed with syrup and brown sugar. This traditional drink is refreshing, diverse, and colourful. The perfect snacks for iftar.

Goyobod Kliningan
Jl. Kliningan No. B 9, Bandung

Es Goyobod Obi 
Jl. Kalipah Apo No. 6, Bandung

Es Cendol Elizabeth
Jl. Inhoftank No. 64, Bandung

4. Surabi

Takjil Bandung
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Serabi is a traditional snack originating from Indonesia that is thought to have been known since the days of the Mataram Kingdom. The basic ingredients for making serabi are rice flour, coconut milk, and salt baked on a charcoal stove using small clay pots. This cake has a soft texture and now the flavour can be sweet and salty.

Surabi Cihapit
Jl. Sabang No. 65, Bandung

Waroeng Setiabudhi 
Jl. Dr. Setiabudi No. 175, Bandung 

Serabi Notosuman
Jl. Kb. Jukut No. 3B, Bandung

5. Kolak

Takjil Bandung

Kolak is a typical Indonesian dessert made from palm sugar or coconut sugar, coconut milk and pandan leaves. Kolak has a savoury and sweet taste and a soft texture. Kolak is usually served warm, but can also be served cold.

Lotek Kalipah Apo
Jl. Kalipah Apo No. 42, Bandung

Warung Lotek Macan
Jl. Macan No. 1, Bandung

6. Es Cendol

Takjil Bandung
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Cendol is a sweet iced dessert drink that contains drops of green rice flour, coconut milk and palm sugar syrup. It is usually served chilled. It's perfect for breaking the fast.

Es Cendol Elizabeth
Jl. Inhoftank No. 64, Bandung

7. Cireng

Takjil Bandung

Cireng is a snack food originating from the Sundanese region that is made by frying a mixture of dough made from tapioca flour. This snack is very popular in the Parahyangan area, and is sold in various forms and flavours. Served hot, it's even more delicious. 

Cireng Racing EBN
Jl. Ciumbuleuit, Bandung

Cireng Cipaganti Abah
Jl. Cipaganti No. 143, Bandung