5 Best Malaysian Dishes That Every Foodie Must Try

If you want to know one thing about Malaysians is that they are extremely passionate about their food. Their cuisine can be defined as the melting pot of culture. This diverse country is exposed to all kinds of cuisine including Chinese, Indian and Malay which simply makes their cuisine a delectable mishmash of sorts. The exquisite flavours of Malaysian cuisine aren’t only influenced by its neighbouring countries but the true delight comes from the people who are intensely proud of their rich multicultural community. This beautiful fusion of flavours found a home there and presented a world full of tantalizing flavours that you surely do not want to miss. Here are 5 of the best dishes that you need to get your hands on-whenever you visit Malaysia or at your local Malaysian restaurant.

1. Nasi Lemak

Nasi lemak is considered as the unofficial national dish of Malaysia. It is roughly translated as ‘rice in cream’. In this the regular white rice is soaked in luscious coconut cream which is then steamed to perfection. It is often accompanied by spicy sauce (sambal), hard-boiled eggs, cucumber slices, lamb/chicken/or beef curry and seafood.

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 Feel free to let us know if we missed any of your favorite dishes from Malaysian cuisine.