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Aminah Arif

Aminah Arif Review

Aminah Arif has several branches located across BSB. They all serve a tasty range of classic Malay dishes that are typical of Brunei, and at bargain basement prices to boot. But what makes the chain stand out is its delicious signature dish: Ambuyat, also considered Brunei's national food. This is a glutinous starch derived from sago flour that grew in popularity during World War Two when rice became scarce. It does not have a lot of flavor on its own—the idea is to dip it into a range of sambals (chilli dips) and curries. You pick it up using a bamboo 'fork' called a chandas, a cross between tongs and chopsticks joined at one end.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Unit 2 & 3 Blk B Ground Floor, Bangunan Hj Abd Rahman, Simpang 88, Kg Kiulap Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Phone: 265–3036
  • Website:
  • Location: Bandar Seri Begawan
Updated: 11-29-2012

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