Malaysia travel - Although there are many restaurants in larger cities that serve foreign recipe such as from middle east, Europe and America, but the traditional food still can be found everywhere and they are cheap and delicious one at street stalls and they are spicy and the common ingredient is coconut milk.
Among the popular dishes such as Malay dishes that include many types of rendang such as beef rendang, lamb and chicken in coconut milk, satay a skewered meat in peanut sauce, a various types of glutinous rice cooked inside a banana leaf, ikan bilis a dried anchovies fried in a sauce and served with rice.
Lontong is among the popular traditional Malaysian food especially during Hari Raya for Muslim in Malaysia. The lontong is that made of compressed rice wrapped inside banana leaf that is then cut into small cakes as staple food replacement of steamed rice. The smaller size of lontong filled with vegetables such as carrot, common bean and potato. Sometimes it also filled with meat, are eaten as snack.
Lontong is traditionally made by boiling the rice until it is partially cooked and packing it tightly into a rolled-up banana leaf. The leaf is secured and cooked in boiling water for about 90 minutes. Once the compacted rice has cooled, it can be cut up into bite-sized pieces.
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The murtabak is popular food, but many visitors miss out on this murtabak treat because many eateries promote naan and tandoori chicken over it.
It is basically a plain roti canai, a pan-fried bread with an omelets-like stuffing with eggs and onions with chicken, beef or mutton with either curry sauce or dahl for it sauce.
Penang Mee Rebus
Penang Mee Rebus is just beautiful and rich in colour. It is combination of sour and savoury in taste.
The noodles and bean sprouts are first blanched and the thick sweet potatoes gravy then poured into the noodle.
The toppings consist of fried bean curd, boiled potatoes and eggs then finally garnished with a piece of lime, spring onion and chillies.