The examples and perspective in this article
deal primarily with Asia and South America and do not represent a worldwide view of the subject
( April 2017)
This is a
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.  Snacks come in a variety of forms including packaged and processed foods and items made from fresh ingredients at home.
Indonesia [ edit ]
Rice flour-based small glutinous sweets, sweetened with coconut sugar, moulded and coloured. Often add fruit scent and taste such as durian.
Crackers made from flattened Gnemon/Belinjo seeds.
Fritters from Indonesia
Boiled rice cake, stuffed with coconut sugar, and rolled in fresh grated coconut. It is flavoured with pandan leaves juice.
A traditional chips or crisps, bite-size snack crackers that can be savoury or sweet.
Deep fried crisps made from mainly tapioca flour, with added ingredients, such as prawn, fish, or garlic, and even ox/cow skin. It comes in different shapes and colours.
A traditional rice cake, made from glutinous rice and filled usually with chicken.
Usually made from Spanish mackarel fish paste or Milkfish, spiced and wrapped in banana leaves, then grilled and served with peanut sauce.
Indonesian style corn fritter
A battered and deep-fried banana or plantain.
Malaysia and Singapore [ edit ]
Sweet turnover pancake common in Southeaast Asia.
A type of snack or kuih. Usually filled with chicken and potato with a dried curry inside.
A keropok that is made from fish.
A popular Malay sandwich in Malaysia and Singapore.
Maldives [ edit ]
South America [ edit ]
A chopped or shredded chicken meat, covered in dough and molded into a shape resembling a chicken leg, battered and fried.
A Brazilian candy made out of ground peanuts, sugar and salt.
A half-circle or rectangle-shaped thin crust pies with assorted fillings, fried in vegetable oil.
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