Top 8 Best Raya Snacks in Malaysia 2022

Other than the traditional kuih Raya for Eid Mubarak, munchable snacks, or kerepek are also very popular during the festivities. Raya snacks, which are mostly dried and fried, range from various flavours and ingredients. It can be made of banana, tapioca, and even yam.

Raya snacks are convenient, easy, and cheap. As it is favoured by most, they are also served in line with the famous kuih raya for guests. They can look simple and plain, but trust us, once you start munching, it is almost impossible to stop. 

What is a perfect Raya snack?

A perfect Raya snack can be many things,but for the most suitable Raya snack as it is impossible to make a mess from dried kerepek. Aspects such as affordability, amount, and main ingredients must be reviewed before making your purchase.

  1. Affordability

Usually, kerepek is not as expensive as most kuih raya but since they are sold in huge quantities, they can range the same and maybe even more. Therefore, it is important to review the price beforehand to make sure that it suits your budget.

  1. Quantity

Raya snacks, or kerepek, mostly come in bulk. Suppliers are able to provide up to 10 kilograms of kerepek as people commonly make their purchase based on the expected total guests during the first few days of Eid. 

  1. Main ingredient

To choose the right kerepek Raya, it is important to choose which base ingredient that you prefer. Is it banana, or is it a potato?

8 Best Raya Snacks in Malaysia 2022

1. Salty Tapioca

Salty Tapioca
Image credit: Shopee

Being one of the most simple kerepek to ever exist, this crunchy and salty delicacy is unstoppable when eaten. Other than the same crunchiness as Doritos, the combination of saltiness and sweetness from the tapioca will make your mouth water.

Specifications:

  • Net Weight: 500g
  • Main ingredient: Tapioca, salt

Pros:

Mess-free
Affordable

Price: RM6.50

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

2. Salty Banana

Salty Banana
Image credit: Nik Nock

Using bananas, the fruits are firstly soaked into salt water, then fried in a bundle. With salty banana kerepek, you can never go wrong with your guests as the plain but delicious snacks can be addicting. Munch after munch, that will be the end of your kerepek because the taste is scrumptious and the guests might ask for a refill.

Specifications:

  • Net Weight: 500g
  • Main ingredient: Banana, salt

Pros:

Mess-free
Affordable

Price: RM10.95

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

3. Dried Spicy Tapioca

Dried Spicy Tapioca
Image credit: Shopee

If you are a fan of the salty fried tapioca, then you have to try the spicy one. Generous with its spicy coating, the dried spicy tapioca is a must-have if the guests want a little bit of a tingling sensation in their mouths.

Specifications:

  • Net Weight: 500g
  • Main ingredient: Tapioca, salt, chilli powder

Pros:

Spicy flavour
Affordable

Price: RM8.00

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

4. Caramelised Banana

Caramelised Banana
Image credit: Shopee

Thinly sliced and fried, the bananas are then mixed with hot caramel made with sugar. This sweet treat is surely a favourite for kids and adults as the sweet-savoury treat is sticky and chewy when eaten.

Specifications:

  • Net Weight: 500g
  • Main ingredient: Banana, sugar

Pros:

Caramel flavour
Affordable

Price: RM13.50

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

5. Salted Egg Tapioca

Salted Egg Tapioca
Image credit: Shopee

This version of salted egg tapioca is a craze for current generations, as salted egg is a trending flavour. Perfectly coated with premium salted egg powder, the flavour bursts when it touches the tip of your tongue.

Specifications:

  • Net Weight: 500g
  • Main ingredient: Tapioca, salt, salted egg powder

Pros:

Salted egg flavour
Affordable

Price: RM13.00

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

6. Wet Spicy Tapioca

Wet Spicy Tapioca
Image credit: Nikah Satu

The famous sweet-spicy delicacy that is chewy and crunchy at the same time will make your mouth water just thinking about it. Serve it to your guests and watch them completely devour the whole kerepek jar. The kerepek is sticky because of the sugar, and very spicy because of the chilli powder. 

Specifications:

  • Net Weight: 500g
  • Main ingredient: Tapioca, chilli powder, sugar

Pros:

Sweet and spicy flavour
Affordable

Price: RM7.50

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase

7. Broad Peas

Broad Peas
Image credit: Chaisang

If you are looking for snacks other than kerepek, then you have to try this protein-packed broad bean. Usually seasoned with only salt, the crunchy and salty snacks can fill your guests’ bellies as an appetiser before moving onto the main course.

Specifications:

  • Net Weight: 500g
  • Main ingredient: Broad beans, salt

Pros:

Salty flavour
Affordable

Price: RM8.79

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

8. Muruku

Muruku
Image credit: Times Food

This famous savoury and crunchy snack originating from the Indian subcontinent is also in high demand among the celebrators of Eid Mubarak. The Indian treat has a mild spicy flavour, with extra crunchiness because of the rice flour.

Specifications:

  • Net Weight: 500g
  • Main ingredient: Rice Flour, salt, urad dal

Pros:

Mild spicy flavour
Many variations
Affordable

Price: RM7.40 – RM15.30

*Prices may vary at the time of purchase 

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