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Malaysia
Penang

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.

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.

Kek Lok Si Temple in Penang

Nasi Kerabu

main dish, rice dish | Malay A Malay rice dish specialty from the east coast (Kelantan, Terengganu), liturally it means "Rice Salad"

Banana Leaf Rice

main dish, Vegetarian | Indian This typical southern Indian rice dish is served on a banana leaf with a variety of vegetable and gravies and, optionally, meat

Green Curry

main dish | Thai classical spicy thai dish with a thick soup of green curry and coconut milk

Tandoori Chicken

main dish | Indian, Mamak indian roasted chicken dish

Pan Mee

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

Char Kway Teow

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

Ayam Masak Merah

main dish | Fusion, Malay, Thai Malay dish with tomato-based sauce, literally means red cooked Chicken

Murtabak

main dish | Indian, Mamak Indian pancake filled with garlic, egg, onion, mutton or chicken

Pasembor

main dish | Chinese, Indian salad with vegetables and prawn fritters topped with a thick spicy-sweet peanut sauce

Cantonese Yee Mee

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese crispy noodles with an egg-based sauce, meat, squid, prawns and veggies

Fried Mee Hun

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese fried thin noodles with vegetables, shrimp and meat

Maggie Goreng

main dish, noodle dish | Indian, Mamak common low-budget Mamak meal of fried Maggie noodles with vegetables

Ayam Masak Kicap

main dish | Fusion, Malay, Thai fast prepared dish based on soy sauce and chili sauce with chicken and veggies

Tom Yum

main dish, Soup | Thai sour and spicy soup originating from Thailand

Wantan Mee

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese mee noodles with wantan (dumplings with minced meat)

Nasi Lemak

main dish | Malay Malaysian signature dish with coconut rice - a must try

Asam Laksa

main dish, noodle dish, Soup | Fusion, Nonya sour-spicy fish-based soup with noodels

Mamak Rojak

main dish | Indian, Mamak salad with vegetables, egg and prawn fritters topped with a thick spicy-sweet peanut sauce

Bak Kut Teh

main dish, Soup | Chinese popular Chinese pork soup with tofu and salad leaves

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Tandoor Oven

food preparation | Indian clay oven found at Indian restaurants, used for making Tandoori and Naan bread

Nasi Kerabu

main dish, rice dish | Malay A Malay rice dish specialty from the east coast (Kelantan, Terengganu), liturally it means "Rice Salad"

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