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Top Dishes That You Must Try In Malaysia

Calling all foodies! Do you love food? Of course, you do! If you are living in Malaysia or a tourist you need and you have to try all this food below. Let’s see what food you need to try in Malaysia.

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  1. Nasi Lemak

This is one of the famous dishes in Malaysia. This meal is actually a meal that makes all the Malaysia unite because it is a combination of Malay, Indian and Chinese food. In Malaysia for a complete Nasi Lemak meal, you can get it for only RM 3. You might get this meal at a cheaper price at some places like RM 2 or RM 2.50. Normally, Malaysian eat this Nasi Lemak early in the morning for breakfast but you also can get in any time of day. 

  1. Lemang

Lemang is quite difficult to find because it is a seasoned food that is will only cook during Eid Al-Fitr. This is a religious holiday to celebrate the Muslim and also called Lebaran. For your information, this is a national holiday in Malaysia. Basically, Lemang is glutinous rice mixed with coconut and it is cooked in bamboo. It is really delicious and you can eat it with meat like rendang. If you really want to eat Lemang but do not find one, you might want to visit Lemang Tok Aki.

  1. Satay

Satay is basically is meat on a stick and it will grill on a skewer and normally will serve together with the sauce that contains peanut. In Malaysia, you can get chicken and beef satay. Some people said that satay is not originally from Malaysia and it was spread in Indonesia by the Javanese but in Indonesia, you can find it is a quite different way they served it because they will serve it with sweet soy sauce. Normally, you can get satay for dinner. 

  1. Ikan Bakar

Ikan Bakar in English means grilled fish. Yes, it is quite popular and normally it is easy for you to find a restaurant that served Ikan Bakar especially when you visit a place that is near the sea in the east coast area such as Pahang, Kelantan, and Terengganu. Normally, the fish will be placed on a banana leaf and will be grill together. 

  1. Pisang Goreng

This is the popular snack for the evening among Malay people. Pisang in English is banana while Goreng means deep-fried in cooking hot oil. The main ingredient for this dish is only banana and batter and normally people use Pisang raja, Pisang Tanduk, and Pisang kapok to make Pisang Goreng. Some people add several ingredients to the batter such as vanilla extract, coconut milk, and milk. 

All this food that is listed above is the dish that you need to try because it is really delicious. If one day, you interested to open a restaurant that sells all this Malaysian food, you might interest to pursue a study in restaurant management (pengurusan restoran), or if not just try to eat all the food. 

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