13 June 2014


Malaysian cuisines are known for its rich taste drawing from diverse culture of Malay, Chinese, Indian and other ethnicities.


From hundreds local delicacies not to miss out, here’s 6 you must never cut from the list:


1. Nasi Lemak

Not a Malaysian without Nasi Lemak!  A fragrant rice cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaves served with sweet, sour and spicy sambal accompanied with crunchy peanuts and anchovies. Perfect!


2. Roti Canai

Who would resist this twirled and grilled soft flatbread dipped with dhal and spicy curry?  Roti Canai is a timeless favorite, be it for breakfast, dinner or even supper.


3. Nasi Ayam

Aromatic and soft fragrant rice with steamed, roasted and barbeque- flavored chicken. Served with homemade chili sauce and pounded ginger and dark soy sauce. Sided with a hot bowl soup, this succulent dish is definitely Malaysians precious treasure.


4. Laksa

Noodle dish made with shredded mackerel, serve with finely sliced vegetables including cucumber, onions, red chillies, pineapple, lettuce, ‘daun kesum’ and ‘Bunga Kantan’.  The hot and sourly taste combined with selected herbs creates aromatic flavor are extremely hard to resist.


5. Char Koay Teow

Stir Fried Koay Teow, tossed with both dark and light soy saucechili, fresh cockles, prawns and bean sprouts and egg. Superb! 


6. Satay

Tender chicken, meat or lamb marinated with shallots, turmeric garlic, galangal and lemon grass. Serve fresh with nasi himpit, refreshing cucumber and tangy raw onion chuncks. Rich with flavor, satay is grilled over wood charcoal with constant fan hand turning produces an authentic classic taste to the meal.


From hawker stall to fine dining restaurants, Malaysians are blown with richness of the food culture. But, nothing beat a hearty fresh home cooked meal made with love.  Visit MYDIN online for wide range of grocery selections and be prepare for gastronomical galore right at your own kitchen.