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Lazat is Malysian word which means delicious or tasty.

Luwombo refers to Uganda's stew made from meat, vegetables or fish steamed in banana leaves

Lemak is the Malaysian word which literall means fatty or creamy from coconut cream. Lemak is literally translated from Malay which means Fat or Oil but in food, it denotes a richness in the food, particularly from the use of coconut milk.

Lemak Ginjal is Malay worf for Beef Fat or Suet. Lemak Ginjal is called Ngau Sang in Chinese and Kollupu in Tamil. Tamil is one of the languages in India used in Tamil Nadu in the south of India

Lok Lak is stir-fried Cambodian beef dish usually served with fried potatoes and egg. Lok Lak is common dish all over Cambodia

Lunu Miris or Lunumiris is a Sri Lanka chili and onion paste, a chili/onion relish/condiment which is made from red chilies, onions, lemon juice, and salt. Sometimes dry Maldive fish is also added to the mixture. To prepare Lunu Miris, all said ingredients are ground into a paste consistency using the traditional stone mortar and pestle. Lunu Miris is often served with Kiribath, a special rice from Sri Lanka cooked with coconut milk. Also an accompaniment for Pol roti or Hoppers. Lunu means onion and Miris means chilli in Sinhalese.