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Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

Penang

Penang is the name of an island in the Straits of Malacca, and also of one of the states of Malaysia, located on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia after Perlis, and the eighth most populous. A resident of Penang is colloquially known as a Penangite. The city Georgetown is the 2nd biggest city in Malaysia and traveller′s hub.

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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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