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Not Only Benhil, There is Also Takjil Market Around Sunda Kelapa Mosque

Spectr News Theme Isny Dewi R.
15, May 2019

Speaking of takjil markets, maybe you immediately remembered takjil market in Benhil. In fact, there are many takjil markets in Jakarta during Ramadan. One of them that is worth to visit is takjil market around Sunda Kelapa Mosque. During Ramadan, many takjil sellers in this place are selling various dishes to breaking the fast.

Since a long time ago, Sunda Kelapa Mosque area in Central Jakarta, is famous for its street foods who mostly sell various snacks. During Ramadhan, these food sellers switched to takjil traders.

Along the road in front of the mosque gate, there are many sellers who will welcome visitors with many dishes for break fasting. If in Takjil Benhil Market, there are more cake and fried food sellers, the takjil market in Sunda Kelapa is a little different. Here only a few sellers selling cakes and fried foods. Most of sellers selling other snacks such as sausage satay, batagor, siomai, cubit cake, fruit ice, buns, cendol, to maryam bread. Uniquely, here you can also find signature Minang kampiun porridge.

Although there are not many fried food sellers, fried foods at this Takjil market are quite diverse. Almost every fried food seller offers different fried food types, making it easier for visitors to choose. There is a premium fried foods priced at Rp. 4000. According to the price and its name, this fried food is definitely bigger in size and tastes much better, because it is made directly and sold while still warm.

About the price, snacks at takjil market in Sunda Kelapa Mosque are relatively cheap, ranging from Rp. 2,000 to Rp. 20,000. For fried food and lontong, the price starting from Rp. 2,000, a glass of cold cendol is priced at Rp. 8,000, while a glass of Kampiun porridge is only Rp. 10,000. For visitors who also want to find heavy food, no need to worry! Here you can also find many street food seller with various dishes such as fried rice, chicken noodles, chicken or lamb satay, Padang satay, soto, and penyet chicken. Prices range from Rp 10,000 to Rp 30,000.

For those who are interested in hunting takjil in Sunda Kelapa Mosque, you can come from 16.00. Usually, this takjil market will be crowded when it is near to breaking fast time, or around 16.30. While sellers usually have started to open their stalls since 14.00.

Isny Dewi R.
Isny Dewi R.