Kuala Lumpur Eating Guide

Kuala Lumpur, a melting pot of cultures, is a collection of Malaysian native food, Chinese food, Indian food and western food, which makes all kinds of delicious food dazzling. The main food of Malaysian people is rice, but noodles are also quite common. Malaysian cuisine is influenced and developed by Chinese, Indian and other immigrants.



1. Bak Kut Teh

Bak Kut Teh is famous all over the world. And the most famous are in Singapore and Malaysia. Bak Kut Teh is Southern Fujian Dialect. Bak Kut Teh is divided into Chaozhou School in Singapore and Fujian School in Malaysia. Chaozhou Bak Kut Teh has a strong pepper flavor, while Fujian Bak Kut Teh has a strong medicinal flavor. Maybe you will think that Bak Kut Teh is a kind of tea, but actually, it is a kind of soup, whose materials are Pork, pig bones, traditional Chinese medicine and spices. And people will match the soup with tea while eating Bak Kut Teh. It is a famous food for breakfast in Malaysia. And Sun Fong Bak Kut Teh is recommended to taste in Kuala Lumpur.


Bak Kut Teh



2. Musang King Durian

Some people prefer durian of its taste and flavour, especially the Musang King durian, which is thought the best variety among the durian. And Musang King durian are grown almost in entirely in Malaysia. If you are a durian lover, you should not miss the Musang King durian in Kuala Lumpur. Mamam Place is recommended to taste if you like desert with durian. And if you want to eat durian only, you can go to the Durian BB Park with various kinds of durian. Kindly reminder, the prices of durian at Durian BB Park is a little expensive. If you want to taste durian with economical price, you can go to the durian market.


Musang King durian



3. Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak is a classical traditional Malaysian cuisine. It is known as it cooking method, cooking rice with coconut milk, which make the rice fragrant with the flavour of coconut milk. To garnish the Nasi Lemak, there are various choices for you. You can choose them depending on your like. If you want to taste the traditional Nasi Lemak of Malaysia, you can garnish it with nuts, fried fish and cucumber. And if you want to try the Nasi Lemak of Chinese taste, you can garnish the Nasi Lemak with fried chicken drumsticks, chicken sausages, breaded fish stick, curry, vegetables and luncheon meat. And the most famous restaurant of Nasi Lemak is the Village Park Restaurant. There is rice in the Nasi Lemak, so it is recommended to eat it as lunch. By the way, there are many customers in this restaurant and you need to wait in line most of time.


Nasi Lemak



4. Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam

There is a famous Hainam Kopitiam in Chinatown, Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. Set up in 1956, the Hainam Kopitiam has a history of over 60 years. Kuala Lumpur noy only has Malaysian cuisine, but also has Hainan cuisine of China. Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam provides rice noodles roll with curry, Kaya bread and Hainan coffee. There are dim sums, breads, eggs and various drinks at Ho Kow hainam Kopitiam. It is very famous in Chinatown and it is always crowded. You need to wait in line to taste the foods at Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam.


Ho Kow Hainam Kopitiam



5. Roti Tissue

Roti Tissue is a kind of Indian snack, which is thin and fragile. And this shortbread is really tall, which attracts many visitors to Original Kayu and taste it. Roti Tissue is the most famous dish in Original Kayu. Original Kayu is a famous Mamak in Kuala Lumpur, which is Indian cuisine. You can taste many Indian dishes, snacks and drink here. Not only the Roti Tissue, you can also have a try of the Icy Lemon Tea at the Original Kayu, which is also tasty. Naan Bread and various scones(Roti Canai) are matched with local milktea, the Teh Tarik. You can order according to this when you are travelling in Kuala Lumpur. And it is recommended that ordering the Teh Tarik with less sugar, which is more suitable sugar for most of people.


Roti Tissue



6. Nyonya Dishes

You should not miss the Nyonya dishes when you come to Kuala Lumpur. Nyonya Dishes refer to the family cuisine of Malaysian Chinese. Most of the Nyonya dishes are sour-sweat or sour and hot. Most of the Nyonya dishes will use the thick chilli sauce. And you can taste this thick chilli sauce when you try the dishes at the restaurants of Nyonya dishes. At the restaurants of Nyonya dishes, you can taste Nyonya Laksa, Nasi Lemak, Cendol, Kaya Butter Toast, Mee Siam Ayam Rendang and Pork Satay. By the way, the coffee at the restaurants of Nyonya dishes are worth trying.


Nyonya dishes



7. Restoran Wong Ah Wah

Restoran Wong Ah Wah is very famous in Kuala Lumpur and many famous singers in China had been to this restaurant and tasted the foods and snacks here. The most famous dish at the Restoran Wong Ah Wah is the roast chicken wings. And the grilled fish is also recommended by some visitors, and the manta ray is always used for the material. If you are interested in grilled manta ray, you can have a try of it at the Restoran Wong Ah Wah. And if you are fans of the singers like Eason Chan, Mayday and Accusefive.


Restoran Wong Ah Wah



8. Banana Leaf Rice

Banana leaf rice is a kind of dish of Indian flavour, which is made up of banana leaf, rice, curry and vegetables. And you can also add fried meat on the banana leaf rice. Originating from India, banana leaf rice is a must-try food in Malaysia. And the banana leaf replaces the plates, making this dish characteristic among the various foods. The using of banana leaf makes the banana leaf rice more delicious. And the foods on the banana leaf are colorful, which will attract you to taste them. If you like curry, you must try the banana leaf rice in Kuala Lumpur, which is worth trying. You can match some fried chicken and drinks with you.


Banana leaf rice

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