|Place of origin||Malaysia|
|Region or state||Sarawak|
Fish: (Either Mackerel or Black pomfret) |
thinly sliced onions, chillies, salt and lime juice
|Cookbook: Umai Media: Umai|
Umai is a traditional native dish for the Melanau people especially for the fishermen in the states of Sarawak. Umai is basically a dish consists of sliced raw fish with mixture of onion, chillies, salt and lime juice.
The Malaysia Book of Records
In 2012, a 170.3 meter umai prepared during Masihkah Kau Ingat carnival in Dalat was certified as the "longest umai" ever prepared.
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