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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.

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

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Char Kway Teow

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese
Char Kway Teow, Fried kway teow
Fried kway teow
Popular pan fried noodle dish with egg, vegetables, chinese sausages and cockles
also known as:
Fried Kway Teow, Char Kueh Tiao , Kuetiau Goreng

Chinese fried noodles dish using kechap manis (thick sweet soya sauce). 2 types of noodles are usually used egg and white rice noodles.



ingedients:
egg and rice noodles, kechup manis, chilli sauce, bean sprouts, chinese sausage, cockles

What's good?
Fresh cockles, slight charred

What's not good?
Bad shellfish

Where to find?
most hawker centres

Char Kway Teow on Wikipedia:

Char kway teow, literally "fried flat noodles", is a popular noodle dish in Malaysia and Singapore. The dish is made from flat rice noodles of width approximately 1 cm or slightly narrower, stir fried over very high heat with light and dark soy sauce, chilli, prawns, cockles, egg, bean sprouts and Chinese chives.

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Char Kway Teow, Fried kway teow
Fried kway teow






related entries:


Cantonese Yee Mee

crispy noodles with an egg-based sauce, meat, squid, prawns and veggies

Fried Mee Hun

fried thin noodles with vegetables, shrimp and meat

Pan Mee

Hokkien-style egg noodle soup and one of the few Chinese dishes that are served with Sambal Belacan

Wantan Mee

mee noodles with wantan (dumplings with minced meat)

Maggie Goreng

common low-budget Mamak meal of fried Maggie noodles with vegetables

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