Top dishes in Malaysia that you should try right now


Coming to Malaysia, you must try these delicious dishes in this beautiful country. It is easily some of the best experiences that this country can offer you as cuisine in Malaysia is one of the strong points in their tourism.

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Lok Lok

If you are a Korean movie fanatic, you will not forget the male lead actress occasionally thrown into a small pickup truck with a huge oblique stick, picking up any skewers. Then give the seller fried oil, then grilled on the fire, finally added a little chili powder. Then just take a leisurely walk, just “smoked” just took a hot spicy taste, the heat on skewers. These vehicles and dishes in Malaysia are called Lok Lok.

Chicken curry

Curry is one of the indispensable spices in Malaysian cuisine, while chickens are the most popular food of indigenous people due to the custom of “praying before slaughter.” It is not unusual for you to see the dense appearance of this dish in Malaysian restaurants, eateries or meals.

Frog porridge

Frog porridge @ Wandering Wombats

In Malaysia, there is a famous frog porridge famous for the indigenous peoples and visitors – Geylang Lor 9 Fresh Frog Porridge. Although famous, the prices of porridge and other dishes here can be acceptable.

Roti canai

The traditional Malaysian breakfast is from India. The food looks quite similar to many other bakery items in the world. However, Roti cannot be so flexible. The food will be the best after being baked. The outer shell is spongy, crispy like a croissant and the inside of the bowel is quite soft and slightly curly. This dish is served with curry, beans. In addition, there are many other types of Roti canai made from eggs, onions or even from sardines.


There are many versions of Laksa, which are popular noodles in Malaysia, Malaysians most fond of Laksa Curry and Assam Laksa. Assam laksa is made from fish, pasta, cucumber, pineapple and a little bit of ginger to decorate. Assam laksa is loved by its ability to stimulate taste by spicy and sour special. Unlike Assam Laska, Laska curry gives diners a fatty taste of curry mixed with coconut milk, the sweet taste of fish, shrimp, shell … makes the food becomes extremely attractive and is favored in the Laksa family.


Satay of Malaysia @ Eating Thai Food

Satay is a dish of chicken, goat, sheep, thinly sliced beef, marinated in some spices, skewered bamboo sticks are pointed and then baked. There are a lot of people who think that Satay is from Thailand, but it was actually made in Indonesia and Malaysians made the best Satay in the world. Satay first appeared in Java (Indonesia), then, popular in Southeast Asia such as Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand.

Our Lemak

Speaking of Malaysian cuisine, we can not help but mention Nasi lemak – the most popular dish in Malaysia. Nasi Lemak is often used for lunch or when people do not have much time for cooking. In addition, people eat it with curry chicken, vegetables or beef.


A very special spring rolls in Malaysia is Popiah. Dishes are rolled from shredded radishes along with vegetables, peanuts, eggs, tofu. All are wrapped in a thin package made from rice. This dish is well suited for Asian typical hot days.

Mee Goreng

Mee Goreng @ Delicious

Mee Goreng is a fried noodle with many different versions famous in Malaysia. You will often see fried noodles with garlic, soybeans, shallots, peppers, vegetables, prawns or beef or chicken depending on the requirements of the customer. This is a great street food, many sellers use charcoal instead of gas stoves to fry and the way they make this dish is really smart.

Nasi goreng

Fried rice is a popular dish in many Asian countries, Malaysia is no exception. This place is famous for its roasted Nasi goreng rice, roasted rice with chili, garlic and kecap manis (a sweet soy in Malaysia), Nasi goreng is quite similar to Mee Goreng fried noodles from raw materials to the way. However, Malaysian rice is often mixed with coconut milk to create a sweet attractive.

Char kuey teow

In some countries like China, Singapore, Char kuey Teow is particularly popular and in Malaysia too. Stir-fried with soy sauce, chili, bean sprouts, prawns, oysters, and eggs, so that Char kuey teow rich. Many places add fat to the processed ingredients to add fat to the taste of the customer. Ikan Bakar

A very special and strange part of the place is Ikan Bakar – temporarily understood as grilled fish. This method of cooking is quite similar to the way of grilling fish in many of Vietnam’s past, which is a roll of fish was marinated with additives into banana leaves. When baking leaves are directly exposed to fire, the fish inside will be spicy and fragrant.


Hope you enjoy your time in Malaysia!

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