Murtabak is a stuffed pancake or pan-fried bread which is commonly found in Saudi Arabia (especially the Tihamah and the Hejaz regions), Yemen, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei and Thailand. Depending on the location, the name and ingredients can significantly vary. The name mutabbaq (or sometimes mutabbag) in Arabic means “folded”.
In Indonesia, the Murtabak is one of the most popular street foods and is known as “martabak”. There are two Indonesian versions: a sweet one, and a savoury one with egg and meat. Lately, vegetarian murtabaks and other forms of murtabaks with chicken and other stuffings exist and can be found in many Indian Muslim restaurants in Singapore, most famous being those restaurants facing the Sultan Mosque near Arab Street.
Martabak Sumo, is a franchise of martabak and recently, it is open in Magelang. It’s famous with 8 flavor of sweet martabak.
In Magelang, located at Jl Pahlawan 68, Magelang (halaman parkir Nikita Futsal), open at 15.00 – 22.00.
The cake is delicious and crunchy. With thick topping, which made it want to eat it again.
Prepare to waiting on a long line, when you order. Don’t forget to try the red velvet too.