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Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

Pulau Redang

Pulau Redang (or Redang Island)  is a beautiful tropical island off the east coast of peninsular Malaysia in the state of Terengganu. Most travellers visiting Redang come on pre-booked packages from one of the resorts on the island. It is a more up-market destination than Perhentian Islands.

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Mamak Rojak

main dish | Indian, Mamak
Mamak Rojak, Mamak Rojak
Mamak Rojak
salad with vegetables, egg and prawn fritters topped with a thick spicy-sweet peanut sauce
also known as:
Pasembor, Pasembur

Mamak Rojak is known in the northern part of peninsula Malaysia as Pasembor.



ingedients:
fried dough fritters, boiled potatoes, prawn fritters, hard boiled eggs, bean curds, bean sprouts and cucumber, peanuts sauce

Where to find?
Mamak stalls and restaurants, road side stalls

Mamak Rojak on Wikipedia:

In Malaysia, mamak rojak (or Pasembur) contains fried dough fritters, bean curds, boiled potatoes, prawn fritters, hard boiled eggs, bean sprouts, and cucumber mixed with a sweet thick, spicy peanut sauce. Traditionally, Tamil Muslim (Mamak) rojak vendors used modified sidecar motorcycles as preparation counters and to peddle their rojak. These mobile vendors now use modified mini trucks. The Pasembor available in Singapore is an assortment of potatoes, eggs, bean curd (tofu), and prawns fried in batter, served with a sweet and spicy chili sauce. In Penang, where it is very famous, it is always called pasembor, but in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore it is called rojak.

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Mamak Rojak
Mamak Rojak



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Pasembor

salad with vegetables and prawn fritters topped with a thick spicy-sweet peanut sauce

Mamak Stalls / Restaurants

Mamak stalls are restaurants in Malaysia run by Muslim Indians.

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