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Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is the state capital of Kelantan.The name means ‘new city’ or ‘new castle/fort’ in Bahasa Malaysia. Kota Bharu is situated in the northeastern part of Peninsular Malaysia. In 2005, it had an estimated population of 425,294, making it the largest town on the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia.It’s known for its colourful markets and the muslim culture.

Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

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Nasi Kerabu

main dish, rice dish | Malay
Nasi Kerabu, Nasi-kerabu
Nasi-kerabu
A Malay rice dish specialty from the east coast (Kelantan, Terengganu), liturally it means "Rice Salad"
also known as:


ingedients:
shredded ingredients: mackerel, shallots, long beans, lemon grass, coconut, cucumber - sugar, white pepper, budu, keropok

Nasi Kerabu, Nasi Kerabu with Keropok
Nasi Kerabu with Keropok
home-made Nasi Kerabu


Nasi Kerabu, the salad (kerabu) ingredients of the home-made version of Nasi Kerabu
the salad (kerabu) ingredients of the home-made version of Nasi Kerabu


Nasi Kerabu, bean sprouts
bean sprouts


Nasi Kerabu, Cucumber, Daun Kesum, Lemongrass
Cucumber, Daun Kesum, Lemongrass
Daun Kesum is also known as Persicaria odorata or Vietnamese coriander


Nasi Kerabu, Shallots, Long Bean
Shallots, Long Bean


Nasi Kerabu, shredded mackerel
shredded mackerel


Nasi Kerabu, Budu sauce
Budu sauce
sauce made from salt and fermented anchovys


Nasi Kerabu, Keropok Keping
Keropok Keping






related entries:


Keropok

snack based on fish, squid or prawn, can be prepared as crackers (Keropok Keping) or sausage (Keropok Lekor)

Budu

Budu is a dipping sauce from the eastcoast (Terengganu, Kelantan) and Southern Thailand made from fermented anchovies

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