The various cultures in Malaysia affect the varied cuisines in the country; Malay, Chinese, Indian, Thai and so on. The various blends create yummy foods to try anytime when you travel to Malaysia. These are the top foods that you should try.
The National Dish; Nasi Lemak
You can find Nasi Lemak as one of top 10 Malaysian foods in any traveler reviews. Yes, because it is the national dish of the country and you should try it whenever you come to Malaysia. It is delicious local food, made from white rice that is steamed with coconut milk and pandan leaves. The dish is commonly served traditionally with banana leaf wraps, combined with sambal, fried fish, roasted peanuts and boiled egg. The local people commonly enjoy the dish as the breakfast menu.
The Pleasant Laksa
Laksa is noodles dish served with yummy rich broth. On top of the dish, kinds of condiments are added; it might vary in every region where you try the noodles. Like in Penang Malaysia, the most popular are the Assam Laksa; thick noodles with sourer fish broth for the tamarind souring agent addition. Meanwhile, in Sarawak, laksa is served with rice noodles and coconut milk instead of broth. The condiments added on the top are crunchy fresh bean sprouts, omelet slivers, prawns and chicken strips.
The Special Breakfast; Mee Kolok
If you visit Kuching Sarawak Malaysia, you should try the famous local breakfast menu; Mee Kolok. Most hawker stalls in the city offer this meal every day. The meal is made from boiled egg noodles that are strained and stirred with lard. Some roast pork slices are added on top for serving.
Good Indian Roti Canai
Roti Canai [cha-nai] is Indian origin cuisine that is much found in Malaysia. The flat and dry bread is commonly served with curries, mutton or chicken and lentils called dhal. Canai means rolling out the dough in Malay. It is made from flour, water, and many clarified butter. If you stay in Little India Kuala Lumpur, you can find the flat bread every day as your breakfast menu.
The Indian Pizza, Murtabak
Murtabak is derived from Arabic word Mutabbaq that means folded. This pizza-like food is influenced by Indian and very popular in Malaysia and the neighboring countries. Murtabak is commonly made from very flat flour dough with minced meat, garlic, onion, egg, curry, green onion, sliced cucumber, etc. as the filling. Then it is folded and fried
Traveling to somewhere will never be enough before you try the local cuisines. So, don’t forget to try the top foods above when you travel to Malaysia.
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