gulai asam rom

Asam Rong Stew

Gulai Asam Rong is a sour and slightly bitter watered down stew made of processed rubber tree fruits called asam rong that looked like crushed peanuts.  The word “asam” is referred to the method of preservation while “rong” is referred the flesh inside the fruit.

The dish is quite popular especially in Jerantut and Hulu Tembeling area.The cooking process of this stew is very complicated and takes a long time. It is usually cooked with fish, chicken or certain vegetables.

Image by: Haliza Sallehudin

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