10 Best Street Food Joints in Malaysia – Malaysian food is a complete merge of tradition and culture of Southeast Asia. Malaysian food contains three major cuisines- Chinese, Indian and Malays, Indonesian and also has an influence of Dutch, British, Thai and Portuguese flavors. The common ingredients which are available in most of the Malaysian food are chili pepper, soya sauce, Belacan, coconut, Tofu, herbs, dried sea food and tamarind. Both vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes are available in Malaysia. If you want to find some good restaurants then Kuala Lumpur but if you are finding but street food joints then Penang and Kuala Lumpur are the best place. Today I am going to discuss 10 Best Street Food Joints in Malaysia.
10 Best Street Food Joints in Malaysia
Char koay teow stall
It is in 86 Kimberley Street. Char koay teow means stirred fried noodles. This is one of the basic street foods. This is best available in Penang Street which is served at all places. Lean Joo Sean is serving this special dish for long since 1954.
Air Mata Kucing
Air Mata Kucing is in Kuala Lumpur. This place serves lovely drink made of dried longan fruit and rock sugar and ice. It is both sweet and aromatic. It can be taken both in summer and winters.
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Chinese Burger Stand
Chinese Burger Stand is in Vancuover. This street food joint serves Malaysian fresh beef, egg and pork sliced into the sandwich. It’s very affordable and people love to have it any time.
Mr. Chiam’s Goreng Pisang Stall
Mr. Chiam’s Goreng Pisang Stall is located in Kuala Lumpur. Mr. Chiam’s Goreng Pisang Stall serves delicious Pisang Goreng (fried banana fritter) is a snack food mostly found throughout Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. It is a small kiosk by the roadside, and besides pisang goreng, they also serve wonderful kuih bakul (fried Nian Gao), curry puff, and fried sesame ball.
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De Tai Tong cafe
De Tai Tong Café is in China Town 45 Lebuh Cintra. They serve traditional dim sum. The plates are served by elderly ladies containing plates (around 40p each) of har gow (shrimp dumplings) and chee cheong fun (rice flour rolls filled with barbecued pork) The lor mai gai (glutinous rice cooked with chicken, black mushroom and savory Chinese sausage), and the sweet dish of bright yellow egg tart of creamy egg custard in crisp pastry is simply wonderful.
New Lane satay stall
New Lane satay stall serves the best satay. This is an authentic Malaysian Muslim dish. Satay is available for beef, pork and chicken. This stall is located in New Lane.
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Kedai Tan Heong Kee
Kedai Tan Heong Kee serves best Malaysian fresh beef and pork jerky. The grilled, dried jerky looks lovely on barbeque. This is wonderful in taste and is quiet pocket friendly. This stall is in Kuala Lumpur.
Restoran Kassim Mustafa
This street food joint is available in Penang. This is an Indian Muslim food corner with Malaysian touch. They serve classic mamak cuisine. The nasi kandar, biryani rice with spicy curries – squid, chicken or beef, roasted lamb shank, Thai-style moi sup (rice porridge soup) or tom yam campur (chicken and seafood soup) all are very tasty.
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Weld Quay Restaurant
Weld Quay Restaurant is located in 21 Pengkalan Weld. This food joint serves best sea food in Penang. The exotic fish, live crabs and prawns displayed on mounds of dripping ice, alongside an open kitchen lined with blazing woks. The Pomfret fish steamed with ginger, black pepper prawns or chilly crabs, accompanied by rice is simply yummy!
Koay Chiap (Duck and Noodle Soup)
Koay Chiap is in Kimberly Street in western Malaysia. The koay chiap is basically an offal-y dark soup of duck meat shreds, gizzards, coagulated blood, a soy-sauce-boiled egg, and curled-up scrolls of rice noodles. Chinese celery bits add some herb essence into it. This dish specially available after evening time.
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There are also many such wonderful dishes available in Malaysia. Ones you visit the place share your lovely experience with us. For the tourist this place serves wonderful food with lots of surprises.
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