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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.

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Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah on Borneo. With an estimated population of 532,129 in the city and 700,000 in the urban area, it is the largest urban centre in Sabah and the sixth largest in Malaysia. It is located close to Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in South-East Asia.

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Pasembor

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

Pasembor is a specialty to the island of Penang.



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

Pasembor on Wikipedia:

Pasembur is a Malaysian Indian salad consisting of shredded cucumber, turnip, potatoes, beancurd, bean sprouts, prawn fritters, spicy fried crab, fried octopus, etc. served with a sweet and spicy nutty sauce. The term Pasembur is peculiar to Northern Peninsular Malaysia. It is especially associated with Penang where the best Pasembur can be had along Gurney Drive. In other parts of Malaysia, the term Rojak Mamak is commonly used.

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Mamak Rojak

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

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