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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.

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.

Sign at Buddhist Temple in Penang

Maggie Goreng

main dish, noodle dish | Indian, Mamak
Maggie Goreng, Maggie Goreng Telur Mata
Maggie Goreng Telur Mata
common low-budget Mamak meal of fried Maggie noodles with vegetables
also known as:
Fried Maggie

To make the dish complete it is good add a sunny-side-up egg to the dish - "telur mata", literally means the eye of the egg. Maggie Goreng comes with half a lime that can be squeezed over the the noodles



ingedients:
maggie noodles, garlic, onions, cabbage, carrots and otheres

Where to find?
at Mamak stalls and restaurants

Maggie Goreng
Maggie Goreng Telur Mata



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Popular pan fried noodle dish with egg, vegetables, chinese sausages and cockles

Fried Mee Hun

fried thin noodles with vegetables, shrimp and meat

Mamak Stalls / Restaurants

Mamak stalls are restaurants in Malaysia run by Muslim Indians.

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