Salak is a species of palm tree native to Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. It is cultivated as a food crop, and reportedly naturalized in Bali, Lombok, Timor, Malaysia, Maluku and Sulawesi.Wikipedia
Scientific name: Salacca zalacca
Energy: 367.8 Calories (per 100 g)
Protein: 800 mg (per 100 g)
Vitamin c: 8.4 mg (per 100 g)
Iron: 3.9 mg (per 100 g)
The fruits grow in clusters at the base of the palm, and are also known as snake fruit due to the reddish-brown scaly skin.
These little suckers were delicious! Some sort of warm deep fried layered crispy pastry stuffed with a slightly sweet bean paste, beautifully presented!
Lovely colored fruit drinks & juices.