Jala (kuih)

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Kuih jala and Kuih goyang.jpg
Kuih jala gulung (left) with Kuih goyang (right).
Type Snack (Kuih)
Place of origin Malaysia, Brunei
Region or state Sabah, Sarawak
Created by Bruneian and Iban
Main ingredients Rice flour, cooking oil, palm sugar
Cookbook: Jala  Media: Jala

Jala is a traditional kuih from Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysia and Brunei.[1][2][3] In Sarawak, it is known as the traditional snack for the Iban people.[4] It is very different from the roti jala in Peninsular Malaysia.


  1. ^ "Big-scale Raya celebration surprises Briton". Borneo Post Online. 21 August 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sabah Food and Ethnic Handicraft Carnival launched". Borneo Post Online. 23 May 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Ak. Jefferi Pg. Durahman (27 October 2014). "Kekalkan Warisan Kuih Tradisi Brunei" (in Malay). Pelita Brunei. Archived from the original on 17 November 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "Dapur Ratu: Kuih jala" (in Malay). Berita Harian. 28 April 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2013.