Cuisine Glossary

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Malaysian Cuisine

Cuisine of the day Like its cultural heritage, Malaysian cuisine is richly diverse. There are many eating places, with roadside stalls being particularly popular with the locals.

Well-known Malay foods include: satay (barbequed meat on skewers), nasi padang (rice served with a variety of side dishes), mee siam (spicy noodles) and nasi lemak (rice cooked in coconut milk, served with fish). Sambal, a fiery chilli-paste often accompanies a meal.

Chinese favorites include yong tau foo (a dish of vegetables, seafood and meat-stuffed items), chicken rice (a fragrant dish of rich served with slivers of tender chicken) and laksa (noodles in a curry-like soup).

Popular Indian fare includes: nasi beriyani (yellow rice cooked with spices and served with chicken or mutton) and paratha (Indian pancake eaten with curry).

Source: HungryMonster Writers