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Malaysia: Recipes and Cuisine

Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Malaysian cooking draws from a wide variety of influences including Malay, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Thai and Nyonya. Rice and noodles are staple starches. Numerous spices, lemongrass, galangal and coconut give a unique flavor to many dishes. Chicken is probably the most popular meat, with beef, goat, fish and seafood also popular.


Malaysian Recipes

Try these recipes from Malaysia.

Char Kway Teow

(Malaysian Singaporean stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp)

Curry Laksa

(Malaysian, Singaporean coconut curried noodle soup)

Mie Goreng

(Indonesian stir-fried noodles with vegetables)

Satay Ayam

(Indonesian chicken skewers with peanut sauce)