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Sup Kambing recipe- How to make the ultimate comfort soup (Malaysian mutton soup)

Let me share the Sup Kambing recipe, the classic Malaysian soup, in this article. Sup kambing is one of the delicious soups I always order in the local Malaysian Indian restaurant. It tastes completely different from most Western and Chinese soups due to the liberal use of spices. Don’t freak out when you see a …

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Kam Heong chicken- an authentic Malaysian recipe with an intense flavor

Today I want to introduce an authentic Malaysian Chinese recipe called Kam Heong chicken (Golden fragrance chicken/甘香鸡). Kam Heong is a direct translation from the Cantonese dialect 甘香, which means fragrance and aromatic. Kam Heong chicken is a homegrown recipe created by the local Chinese that uses Chinese and Malay ingredients. It is one of …

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Egg curry recipe – Simple Malaysian recipe (quick and easy)

Do you like curry? This simple egg curry recipe popular among Malaysians is just right for you. There are different ways to prepare the curry, but the Malaysian version usually involves certain spices such as cloves, star anise, cinnamon, and cardamom. Malaysian Curry has its unique flavor since the spices mix differs from other versions, …

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Tamarind prawns- How to make Malaysian-style Assam Prawns

Do you like to eat prawns? How was it cooked the last time you ate prawns?  I have something different to show you today—tamarind prawns. Tamarind prawns (Asam prawns or Assam prawns as in Malay) are one of the famous Nyonya recipes in Malaysia. The prawns are fried until the sugar is caramelized, mixed with …

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Squid curry – How to prepare Kari Sotong (Malaysian style) with amazing taste

This curry squid recipe is for you if you like spicy seafood food. It is hugely popular in Malaysia and is served in most Malay and Mamak restaurants.  The Malay name of curry squid is Kari Sotong. It can be the side or main dish and is delicious to pair with roti, naan, or steamed …

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How to make kaya toast and half-boiled egg

This article is about the most popular breakfast staple in coffee shops in Malaysia and Singapore – kaya toast with half-boiled eggs. I have not known anyone in Malaysia who has not tried this breakfast combination. The toast is thick slices of bread grilled on charcoal with kaya and a slab of ice-cold butter. The …

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Ayam percik (Malaysian-style spicy roast chicken)

Today I will share one of the classic Malaysian recipes- ayam percik. It is chicken chunks marinated with a myriad of local spices, then cooked in coconut cream, followed by grilling to perfection. It is a popular dish, especially during the festive season, and is widely available at the Ramadan bazaar. The unique taste is …

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Lor Bak recipe- How to make five-spice pork rolls

Lor Bak is popular street food in Malaysia, particularly among the Chinese. It is a meat roll wrapped in beancurd skin, seasoning with Chinese five-spice powder, and deep-fry until crispy. Besides being a famous street food sold in every nook and corner, it is also a favored festive dish during the Chinese New Year. Let’s …

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