Malaysia

The Dummies’ Guide to Malaysian Food

Malaysia has a large variety of food. The irresistible dishes are a mixture of Chinese, Malayan, Indian and Thai cuisine and cheap prices make Malaysia a food lover’s paradise.

I visited my friend in Malaysia and told him that I want to eat the most delicious and common things in Malaysia. Challenge accepted! Here are my personal and highly recommended favourites of Malaysian food

So for the next visit make sure you don´t miss any of the following, delicious highlights. Bon Appétit!

Satay

Satay
Satay

Skewed barbequed meat, bread and lemang (pulut rice) with peanut sauce with Tea Tarik (pulled milk tea).

Banana Cheese

Banana Cheese
Banana Cheese

Banana fritters with condensed milk and cheddar cheese.

Penang Char Kuey Tiaw

Penang Char Kuey Tiaw
Penang Char Kuey Tiaw

Fried wet flat noodle with shrimps and crockles.

Nasi Kerabu

Nasi Kerabu
Nasi Kerabu

Rice cooked with coconut milk serve with shredded coconut and cabbage, fish crackers, stuffed chilli, salted duck egg and chicken ‘percik style’.

Sarawak Laksa

Sarawak Laksa
Sarawak Laksa

Sarawak Laksa has a base of Sambal belacan, sour tamarind, garlic, galangal, lemon grass and coconut milk, topped with omelette strips, chicken strips, prawns, fresh coriander and optionally lime.

Rojak Buah

Rojak Buah
Rojak Buah

Mixture of pineapple, ‘tauhu’, cucumber, sengkuang and topped with a special dark sauce and a sprinkle of crushed peanuts.

“Special”

Special
Special

Mixed tropical fruits, ‘agar – agar’ with milk and syrup. Like Halo-Halo in the Philippines.

Is there something missing? Feel free to add it in the comments below!

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