Ulam is the Bahasa Malaysian word which refers to raw vegetables or salad eaten with rice. The salad is made up of plant shoots, leaves of local herbs and vegetables such as cucumbers, cabbage and banana buds. This is a Malaysian traditional dish which is usually serves with Sambal belacan, a condiment made of chilies and Belacan, dried shrimp paste.
Ulam is a Filipino word for viand. Ulam is the main dish that comes with rice