Discover Curry Mee Laksa – Malaysia’s Finest

Today we are looking at one of my all time favorite Hawker dishes, the Curry Mee Laksa! I love this dish! The spice, creamy coconut broth, the tender shrimp, tofu puffs filled with spicy goodness, fish ball slices and topped with boiled egg and sambal! Hungry yet? You will be! Across Malaysia, and neighboring countries, the laksa is adored. There are literally hundreds of variations being served at roadside hawker stands, in homes and in the finest of restaurants. I think it is because of its versatility that the Curry Mee Laksa is so loved. You can add almost anything … Read more

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baba nyonya / hawker / hawker style / Malay / noodles / sambal / spicy / vermicelli

Malaysian Char Kway Teow (Stir Fried Flat Noodles)

A Delicious Hawker Delight – Malaysian Char Kway Teow Malaysian Char Kway Teow is derived from the Hokkien term ‘Char’ meaning ‘fried’.  ‘Kway teow’ refers to the ‘flat rice noodles’, which is the main ingredient. Noodles are stir-fried with light and dark soy sauce over very high heat.  Add to this chili, prawns, fresh cockles, bean sprouts, chinese chives, garlic, poached chicken and eggs. The Char kway teow has many variations.  Within the Chinese community it is often stir-fried in pork fat with the addition of crisp croutons of pork skin.  To accentuate the taste slices of chinese sausage and … Read more

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chili / egg / fish sauce / fried / garlic / hawker / malaysia / noodles / penang / recipe / sambal / soy / soy sauce / spicy / stir fry

Malaysian Nasi Lemak (Authentic Breakfast Recipe)

Rice cooked with coconut milk and Sambal chili on the side with crispy fried anchovies, roasted red skinned peanuts and boiled egg halves.  It is the breakfast of kings and the most delicious of dishes – The beloved Malaysian Nasi Lemak. All Malaysians, tourists and Expats who have the luck to call Malaysia home adore this delicious and nutritious meal.  It also has a history which is nearly as humble as its simple ingredients. Malaysian Nasi Lemak Table Of Contents A Brief History Of Malaysian Nasi Lemak. Steamed Santan Rice Spicy And Sweet Sambal Fried Ikan Bilis, Peanuts, Cucumber and … Read more

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breakfast / coconut / hawker / ikan bilis / Malay / nasi lemak / pandan / peanut / rice / sambal / snack / spicy / street food / tamarind

Hainanese Chicken Rice – Malaysian Hawker Favorite

One of the most loved hawker dishes in Malaysia and probably the adopted national dish of Singapore, Hainanese Chicken Rice (more often called ‘chicken rice’). You will find this delicious dish in most, if not all, food courts and hawker centres. The dish consists of succulent poached chicken served with richly flavored rice and accompanied by chicken broth, chilli garlic sauce and a thick and sticky sweet soy sauce. The combination of all these elements is what makes this dish complete. Although predominant across Malaysia and Singapore you can find Hainanese Chicken Rice throughout South East Asia. Each country has its own version, but it … Read more

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chicken / chilli sauce / hawker / malaysia / recipe / rice / Singaporean / sweet soy sauce

Penang White Curry Mee – Your Ultimate Taste Sensation

Penang White Curry Mee Penang White Curry Mee comes, unsurprisingly from the region of Penang. Long hailed as a foodie paradise Penang is the birthplace of so many delicious dishes and hawker favourites. This dish is one of these hawker stall must-haves. A bubbling broth, that has been simmering for hours with the shells and heads of prawn (don’t judge – it’s delicious) and then with fresh coconut mild added just before serving it’s ladled over noodles, beansprouts and prawn tails. Finally at the very last moment a large dollop of freshly ground spice paste is added to the hot … Read more

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curry mee / hawker / noodles / penang / spicy / white curry

Mamak Roti Canai Recipe – A Hawker Favorite Anytime Of The Day Or Night

Mamak Roti Canai (or Roti Paratha) at some time originated from the shores of southern India.  However since then it has been modified, molded and made truly famous by the Mamak (Muslim-Indian) Hawkers in Malaysia and Singapore. In Malaysia, The Mamak Roti Canai is a crispy and buttery (cooked in ghee) flat bread.  While crispy on the outside, all good Roti has delicate fluffy layers within.  This is true foodie paradise! Across the straits in Singapore, the Roti exists, however more commonly known as Roti Paratha. I love Mamak Roti Canai It was introduced to me first by an Indian Malaysian”Aunty” – who was a remarkable … Read more

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hawker / roti canai

Best Fried Bee Hoon Recipe (1 Of The Top Malaysian Breakfasts)

Malaysian Fried Bee Hoon is a truly divine and flavorful meal option. Most often served for breakfast it’s actually also perfect for those times when the kids, or you, are ravenous and need something great to eat! Our Fried Bee Hoon Recipe is ready in a matter of minutes! A simple yet perfectly balanced combination of rice vermicelli with select vegetables and meat. Be prepared for this spicy flavoured platter to be devoured quicker than you prepared it. Best of all, and of course this is dependent upon your choice of meats, it is a great healthy meal option. Packed … Read more

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bee hoon / Belacan / breakfast / fried bee hoon / fried bee hoon recipe / hawker style / makan / Malaysian / quick and easy / spice / spicy / vermicelli