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If you are foodie lover, Malaysia is the right choice to explore when it comes to the best traditional food in the world. The influence of Chinese authentic food and India make this country become one of the crucial multicultural community that exposure many types of cuisines.
From the very sweet taste of dessert such as Kue Lapis to the spicy foods are available in this country. If you are traveling to Malaysia, trying its traditional cuisine is a must. Here are the best and recommended Malaysian foods that you should try:
Rice noodle with savory fishy soup combined with tamarind makes Asam Laksa one of the most varied cuisines in Malaysia. Many Asian foods don’t match better with European mouth because of its savory taste, Asam laksa makes you want to add more and more.
Fish is the main ingredient which everyone in the world tends to love it. Asam Laksa usually served in a hot condition suitable both for dinner and lunch especially in the rainy season or cold weather.
If you are traveling to Malaysia, you can find it almost everywhere in Malaysia from street stall to restaurants, but it’s recommended to try in the street stall.
Roti Canai is an Indian influenced type of pancake (flatbread) which bread and tapioca are the main ingredients. It’s served with creamy curry or lentil curry and a little bit garnish that make this food stands with its level.
You can choose what type of curry do you want, there is some variation such as sweet, hot and savory with a variety of topping and filling including banana, eggs, sardines or some other restaurants add chicken or even meat. Malaysian people consider it as a dessert, so it can be eaten anytime with any occasional depends on what you need.
Nasi lemak is most popular food that makes Malaysia famous for it’s culinary. Soft rice cooked with coconut milk and pandan leaf combined with boiled egg, peanut sauce, lamb curry, traditional chili paste, and cucumber.
In many parts of Malaysia, people tend to use turmeric to color rice into yellow to make it look delicious. Many restaurants often feature Nasi lemak with beef or additional seafood for the better taste.
You can find Nasi lemak in almost every Malaysian restaurants usually cost you cheap prices between RM 1.50 – 6.00.
Traveling to Malaysia is valuable if you can try at least one of their best cuisine to know the culture.