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The 9 Most Appetizing Malaysian Foods

9 Appetizing Malaysian foods

The 9 Most Appetizing Malaysian Foods: Have You Tried Them?

Malaysia has a multiracial community so there are a lot of cuisines from Chinese, Indian, Malay… you name it and it is there.

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Here are my own personal favourites in Malaysian foods and beverages:

Roti Jala Malaysian foods - Image courtesy- auriasmalaysiankitchen.com
Roti Jala
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  1. Chicken Curry is usually served with a bowl of rice or it can be had with roti jala. It is thin, net-like crepes with turmeric and coconut milk, the batter quickly drizzled in concentric circles to form an elegant shape. The best food near Changkat (that street with all the bars and foreigners) is Nagasari Curry House, not Jalan Alor.
Nasi Kandar, Malaysian foods
Nasi Kandar
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  1. Nasi Kandar– a renowned Malaysian food, originated from Penang. It is a meal of steamed rice which is served with curries and side dishes. Pour the curry over the rice and once the rice gets soaked it has an awesome aroma and taste.
Nasi Lemak- Malaysian foods- Image courtesy- traveldelight.biz
Nasi Lemak
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  1. Nasi Lemak may be the mascot for Malaysian food, but Bak Kut Teh was actually invented in Malaysia and doesn’t have a good exported version anywhere else. The Malaysian nasi lemak is made of a hot spicy sauce (sambal), hard-boiled egg, cucumber slices and roasted peanuts. To this is added fried chicken, picked vegetables or beef rending (beef stewed in coconut milk and spices).
Chicken Burger-Malaysian foods- Image courtesy-http://ramlyburger2015.blogspot.in/
Chicken Burger
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  1. Ramly burger, a Malaysian street burger is sold by Ramly Burger stall. The ingredients may vary according to location. It is made of beef or chicken patty, margarine, onions, an egg, mayonnaise, soy sauce and seasonings.
Malaysian Satay-Malaysian foods- Image courtesy-www.recipeshubs.com
Malaysian Satay
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  1. Satay– Meats on sticks over a BBQ. It is usually served with spicy peanut sauce dip, or peanut gravy, slivers of onions and cucumbers and rice cakes. It tastes sinful. Malaysians proudly declare that they have the best satay.
  2. Keropak Bunga is found in Malaysian markets. They are colourful and taste like pasta. Keropok Bunga in English means crackers flower. In this context, they are colourful crackers resembled like flowers. Most Malaysian crackers are made from fish or shrimp mash, and/ or wheat flour. They looked cooked aka fried.
Kaya(coconut jam) -Malaysian foods
Kaya(coconut jam)
  1. Coconut Jam– It is known as Kaya in Malaysia and can be had with toast.
Bandung, Malaysian beverage Image: en.wikipedia.org, Malaysian foods
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                8. Bandung– A beverage that consists of milk flavoured with rose cordial syrup, giving a pink colour.

Teh Tarik Malaysian beverage/ Malaysian foods
Teh Tarik

             9.   Teh Tarik– a popular Malaysian beverage comprises of black tea mix with condensed milk or evaporated milk.

So, have you tried these Malaysian foods and beverages

and what is your favourite?

References: Roti Jala recipe

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Top 5 Places To Eat Street Food in Malaysia

Street food in Malaysia

Malaysia is one of the top countries in the ASEAN community because of its natural beauty and great culture preservation. Malaysians are also generally hospitable and welcoming to tourists that is why people from around the world love to travel in Malaysia. While there are so many great and attractive tourist spots in the said country, many people can’t deny the fact that their main reason why they travel to Malaysia is because of the local cuisine. Not to mention the great-tasting seafood that many people will surely enjoy.

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  • Kuala Lumpur
Street food in Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is probably the biggest place where you can find and taste local cuisine. With over 1.6 million population and also millions and millions of visitor, the city really needs to step up their game to give the people what they want a.k.a food!

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Street food are very common in Kuala Lumpur. If you want recommendations, here are the best ones to try: Assam Laksa, Rojak, Roti, Apom Balik and Batu Maung Satay!

  • Johor Baru
Street food in Malaysia
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Johor Baru is a place that sits on the southern part of the Malaysian peninsula. It is also one of the most frequented places in Malaysia. Tourists love to roam around here because they get to experience what it’s like to really be a local in Malaysia and they also love the following street food that you may try: Nasi Lemak, Koay Chiap, Chee Cheong Fun and many more.

  • Kuching
Street food in Kuching, Malaysia
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This is a town in Borneo part of Malaysia. Kuching is a very picturesque place to stay at. While this place may seem foreign to a lot of tourists, there are still so many great street food that this place offers. If you ever happen to visit Kuching, you should try the following: Mooncake, Soup Base and Kolomee, Keuh Chap, Tomato Kway Teow, and Mui Beef Noodles.

  • Ipoh
Street food Ipoh, Malaysia
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Ipoh is also not that frequented by people because most of them are really exploring Kuala Lumpur but Ipoh is also a good place to visit because the beauty that it has to offer. Ipoh is also the third largest city in Malaysia so it is definitely a must-visit. There are also so many food places where you can try burgers and pizza and authentic asian food. If you want to try their street food, take note of the following: Satay, Yong Tau Fu, Wat Tan Hor, Blanched Baby Octopus, Pak Kong Chicken Rice and many more.

  • Kuantan
Street food Malaysia midtown
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Kuantan is the last from the list but it also has a lot to offer. Kuantan is located near the South China Sea so it is very close to the ocean. Visiting Kuantan is like visiting a wonderful deserted island so for those who wants to experience reggae vibes, Kuantan is the place to be! The following list of street food are definitely worth trying: Roast Duck Noodle, 3-color Pan Mee, Curry Mee and Curry Laksa.

Malaysia is really filled with places that showcases different kinds of street food that are very well-made. You should definitely head to one of the places stated above and try their local cuisine!

Mark Aldrin R. Hipolito is a daytime writer for Brooklyn Depot, one of Australia’s best food places that offers burgers and brew. Mark also writes about the best food places in Australia and some parts of the world in order to attract the foodies to devour great food.

5 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Malaysia

5 Things You Should Know Before Visiting Malaysia

Malaysia is a country that is part of the ASEAN community. It is one of the most populated countries in Asia with over 30 million people from all around the globe. Yes, foreigners also paved their way to the said country to live and work there. Travelers from all around the world are very much curious and very much eager to know about what they should expect when they visit Malaysia.

If you wanna know more about Malaysia, here are the five things you should know before you set foot in the mesmerizing country:

  1. Tickets Are Fairly Cheap
Airline ticket, Malaysia

Wherever you may be coming from, the ticket to the beautiful country of Malaysia is relatively cheap and it is a great deal for travelers who wants to have a glimpse of the said country. Malaysia is considered one of the tops countries in Asia and while it has that status, you can still score cheap tickets especially if you are in a budget. Unlike other countries, Malaysia has one of the cheapest airline tickets that you can buy for you and your family. Like what they always say, travelling doesn’t have to be luxurious. One should just find ways to travel cheap!

  1.  Taxi Fares Can Be Pricey
cabs in Malaysia
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While the airfares are cheap, taxi fares aren’t. Most of the time, taxi drivers use this opportunity to increase their fares when foreigners are riding their transportation. Since most foreigners do not know anything about the fares of a certain country, they would just say a big amount just so they could easily get money from foreigners. If you want a cheaper option, ride the bus!

  1. Street Food Are The Best

Street food parties are rampant in Malaysia and they have some of the most best-tasting street food in asia. One of the most famous street food place in Malaysia is in Jalan street. There you will find different stalls that sells amazing dishes. Some of the best food you should try are the following: Assam Laksa, Rojak, Roti Canai, Chendul, Apom Balik, Batu Maung Satay, Koay Chiap, Chee Cheong Fun, Teh Tarik and many more.

The 9 Most Appetizing Malaysian Foods: Have You Tried Them?

  1. Rich Cultural Heritage
Cultural heritage in Malaysia
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 Malaysia has a very rich culture that they have preserved for over a thousand years already. Malaysians wants their culture and places to be respected that is why rude and unruly tourists are not tolerated in their beloved home. Malaysia is governed by muslim Malays and they still live up to their traditions up to this day.

  1. English Is Widely Spoken

Often times, foreigners have this notion that Asians are not that great in speaking in English that is why they are sceptic about visiting any asian country as no one may understand what they’re saying. Over the past years, Asians have become more trained in the english language that almost every race are able to speak it. So yes, visiting Malaysia won’t be a bummer to all of you as the english language is widely spoken in this beautiful and rich country.

Malaysia is the kind of country that you would want to visit all over again after your first. With the list stated above, you will surely be more inspired to travel there!

 Author bio:

Mark Aldrin Hipolito is a writer for Kims, one of Australia’s perfect beach retreat places that offers a cluster of deluxe timber bungalows and spa villas on the beach. Mark also gives out guides and tips for people regarding on how the can enjoy their vacation and trips around the world.

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Look up

Petronas Towers, Malaysia
Petronas Towers

As I Look Up, I see this splendid architecture. The 88 storey building features glass and steel exterior and traditionally inspired interior. The sky bridge that connects the two towers is the world’s highest two-storey bridge which is an excellent viewing platform as you get a magnificent view of the city.

Any guesses, where is this located?

Well, it is Petronas Twin Towers located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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