Because of the time-consuming preparation rendang is often found at festive occasions such as weddings or Hari Raya.
In Malaysia it is common to have rendang chicken with nasi lemak.
coconut, ginger, galangal, turmeric leaf, lemon grass and chillies
Where to find?
festive occasions, some nasi campur (mixed rice) buffets (usually at food courts)
Rendang is a dish which originated from the Minangkabau ethnic group of Indonesia, and is now commonly served across the country. One of the characteristic foods of Minangkabau culture, it is served at ceremonial occasions and to honour guests. Also popular in Malaysia and Singapore, rendang is traditionally prepared by the Malay community during festive occasions. Though rendang is sometimes described as being like a curry, and the name is sometimes applied to curried meat dishes in Malaysia, authentic rendang is nothing like a curry.
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