Lobak is the Malaysian and Indonesian term for "Radish". Lobak is also known as Oriental winter radish, Daikon, Long white radish or Japanese radish. Lobak can be eaten raw or cooked. Raw radish salad, sliced very thin, with diced tomatoes and a bit of salt is very, very delicious salad. Japan's most common Daikon called Aokubi Daikon has the shape of a giant carrot, approximately 8 to 14 inches long and 5 to 10 cm (2 to 4 inches) in diameter, although there are a lot of available varieties. Sakurajima from Kagoshima Prefecture has one of the most unusually shaped varieties of daikon which shaped like an oversized turnip with white outside and bright pink inside.

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