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Murtabak or motabbaq (Arabic: مطبق) is a kind of pancake. It is filled with ingredients, such as chopped meat and vegetables.[1] It is a street food in Yemen, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore.[2][3]

Murtabak was first made by Indians in Yemen. It was brought to Southeast Asia by Indian traders.[3]

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  1. Vivienne Kruger (2014). Balinese Food: The Traditional Cuisine & Food Culture of Bali. Tuttle Publishing. p. 62. ISBN 9781462914234.
  2. Lonely Planet Food (2012). The World's Best Street Food: Where to Find it & How to Make it. Lonely Planet. p. 108. ISBN 9781743216644.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Heinz Von Holzen (2014). A New Approach to Indonesian Cooking. Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd. p. 129. ISBN 9789814634953.