Welcome to Malaysia...
Malaysia has some of Asia's finest cuisine, given the wide variety of cooking styles and cultural influences. Here, visitors can savour not one, but an irrestible variety of taste and flavours. Enjoy the best from the kithchens of various communities, such as Malay, Chinese, Indian as well as the indigenouse people. The successive colonial influence and intermarriages have led to the birth of unique communities such as the Baba & Nyonya and Malaysian Portuguese, famed for their gastronomic delights and specialities. The gastronomic journey is endless in Malaysia!
Malaysian Culinary Scene...
- International events such as Fabulous Food 1Malaysia
- Countless dishes and cooking styles
- Availability of halal food
- A variety of dining experiences, from exclusive gourmet creations to hawker fare
- World famous local specialities such as satay, nasi lemak and roti canai
- 24 hours restaurants
Must Try Items On The Menu...
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Easily one of the most popular desserts in Malaysia. It is filled to the brim with shaved ice and a variety of condiments such as red beans, crushed groundnuts, creamed corn and colourful jelly. It is sweetened with condensed milk and sugar syrup.
Teh tarik literally means stretched or pulled tea. It gets its name from the art of pulling (or pouring) the tea from one mug to another, to increase the aroma and cool its temperature.
This is one of the popular dish at Pulau Pinang. A bowl of steamed spaghetti-sized rice vermicelli is first generously garnished with finely sliced vegetables including onions, cucumber, red chillis, pineapple, lettuce, mint and pink bunga kantan (ginger buds)
Rich and satisfying, nasi briyani is a great choice for rice lovers. Briyani is a special type of rice grain, infused with saffron and turmeric. It is cooked together with chicken, egg or lamb, creating a sensation of aromatic flavours and tastes. Briyani rice is served with curry and traditioanl yogurt salad.
Nasi Dagang is a most popular dish at Terengganu and Kelantan. It is a Malaysian and Southern Thai dish consisting of rice steamed in coconut milk, fish curry and extra ingredients such as fried shaved coconut, hard boiled egg and vegetable pickles.
Nasi Kerabu is a type of Nasi Ulam, in which blue coloured rice is eaten with dried fish or fried chicken, crackers, pickles and other salads. It is often eaten with Solok Lada and is also eaten with fried keropok. This dish is very popular at Kelantan and Terengganu.
A perennial favourite, nasi lemak is rice cooked in coconut milk and enhanced with spices such as ginger, star anise and cinnamon. This wholesome dish is served with fried anchovies, boiled eggs, a spicy sauce called sambal, fresh slices of cucumber and crunchy groundnuts.
Rendang is a thick, dry Malay dish that is made of beef or chicken. It is usually eaten with white rice or glutinous rice (stickey rice). Rendang is a must have specialty during Hari Raya, a major muslim festival.
Roti Canai is a crispy Indian pancake which is made from wheat flour. It is easily one of the most popular choises in Malaysian restaurants at any time of the day. Other Indian dish include thosai and capathi.
When you order roti canai, don't miss the chance to watch the experts pound, stretch and toss the dough before it is cooked on a griddle.
Satay is Malaysia's signature dish. It consists of skewers of meat, barbecued over charcoal fire. Satay is savoured with fresh cucumber and a thick peanut dip.
A traditional fruit and vegetables salad, rojak consists of chopped cucumber, young mangoes, pinapple turnip, deep fried tofu and fritters. It is served with a thick sauce made of shrimp paste. Anather variation of rojak, known as Mamak Rojak, consist of prawn fritters, boiled potatoes, cuttefish and hard-boiled eggs. It is savoured with a peanut gravy. You also can try Pasembor almost same like mamak rojak only at Pulau Pinang.
That is a lot of other cuisine in Malaysia that i can't share here. Come visit Malaysia, so that you can try all the amazing food only at Malaysia.....
Source : Tourism Malaysia and wikepedia...