Nasi Lemak is a famous local dish, sometime it is even called the national dish of Malaysia. The rice is cooked in coconut milk and is served along with sliced cucumber, roasted peanuts, dried anchovies (ikan bilis), half a hard-boiled egg and a spicy sambal sauce. Often Nasi Lemak is served with rendang chicken. A simple version of Nasi Lemak wrapped in a banana leaf or newspaper can be found at road side stalls or restaurants as a take-a-way breakfast in the morning.
rice, sliced cucumber, roasted peanuts, dried anchovies (ikan bilis), half a hard-boiled egg, a spicy sambal sauce
Nasi lemak is a dish sold in Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Southern Thailand. In Kuala Lumpur, it is called the national dish, a national heritage of Malaysia. The version sold in the east coast of Malaysia, Terengganu and Kelantan is called Nasi Dagang although both dishes can usually be found sold side by side for breakfast. There is a similar dish in Indonesia called nasi uduk.
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marinated dices of meat on bamboo skewers grilled over charcoal fire, served with a spicy peanut sauce
main dish | Chinese, Indian salad with vegetables and prawn fritters topped with a thick spicy-sweet peanut sauce
side dish | Indonesian, Malay marinated dices of meat on bamboo skewers grilled over charcoal fire, served with a spicy peanut sauce