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List of snack foods by country

This is an list of snack foods by country, specific to or originating in a particular community or region. Snack food is a portion of food often smaller than a regular meal, generally eaten as snacking between meals.[1] Snacks come in a variety of forms including packaged and processed foods and items made from fresh ingredients at home.

Asia

India

Main article: List of Indian snacks
See also: Indian cuisine

Indonesia

Name Image Description
Bakpao 125px Steamed buns with various sweet and savoury fillings from China and Indonesia
Bakmi 125px Noodles from China and Indonesia
Bakso 125px Meatballs, commonly ground beef and tapioca flour from Indonesia
Batagor 125px (Abbreviated from Bakso Tahu Goreng)Template:Spaced ndash A fried fish dumpling served with peanut sauce from Indonesia.
Bubur ayam 125px Chicken congee from Indonesia
Bubur kacang hijau Mung beans porridge from Indonesia
Gorengan 125px Fritters from Indonesia
Kerak telor 125px A traditional spicy omelette dish from the Betawi culture in Indonesia
Kripik 125px Deep fried chips or crisps made from sliced foods in Indonesia
Kripik pisang Banana chips from Indonesia
Keripik singkong Cassava chips from Indonesia
Krupuk 125px Deep fried crackers made from starch and other ingredients for taste, from Indonesia and other parts of East and Southeast Asia
Krupuk putih Cassava crackers from Indonesia
Krupuk udang Prawn crackers from Indonesia
Mie goreng 125px Fried noodles from Indonesia
Nasi goreng 125px Fried rice from Indonesia
Pempek 125px A delicacy made of fish and tapioca from Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia
Satay 125px A dish of marinated, skewered and grilled meats, served with a sauce from Sumatra, Indonesia
Siomay 125px (Also referred to as somay)Template:Spaced ndash A steamed fish dumpling with vegetables served in peanut sauce from Indonesia
Taoge goreng A mung bean sprouts and noodle salad from Indonesia

Japan

Malaysia and Singapore

Name Image Description
Laksa 125px A popular spicy noodle soup from the Peranakan culture, found in Malaysia and Singapore, and to a lesser extent Indonesia.

Maldives

Name Image Description
Gulha 125px Small savory ball-shaped dumplings that are stuffed with a mixture of tuna, onion, coconut, curry leaves and chili and then deep fried.[2]

South America

Peru

Name Image Description
Chifle 125px A fried plantain snack from Peru and Ecuador

See also

References

  1. ^ "Definition of Snack at Dictionary.com". Retrieved 2011-03-13. 
  2. ^ Xavier Romero-Frias, The Maldive Islanders, A Study of the Popular Culture of an Ancient Ocean Kingdom, Barcelona 1999, ISBN 84-7254-801-5