What food to eat in Kuala Lumpur

Nasi Lemak

Nasi lemak is Kuala Lumpur signature breakfast meal. It is a rice dish cooked with coconut milk and screw pine leaves accompanied by anchovy’s sambal, fried anchovies, fried peanuts, a boiled egg and slices of cucumber wrapped in a banana leaf.

Roti Canai

Roti Canai is a staple breakfast meal after nasi lemak. The roti is accompanied with dhal or curry gravy as the dipping.

Curry Mee

Curry Mee is a must eat dish in Kuala Lumpur. The combination of the mouthwatering broth, the chili pastes and the fresh vegetables ensure the delicious taste of the dish.

Rojak

Rojak is referred to the mixed fruit salad dish dipped with peanut sauce with a hint of shrimp paste. The taste is simply amazing.

Cendol

The heat in Kuala Lumpur will make you crave for something cold and creamy to satisfy your thirst. This coconut milk-based dessert would be the perfect choice.

Ikan Bakar

The fish is usually grilled with margarine and some salt then wrapped in the banana leaves to ensure the moisture of the flesh is retained. It is eaten with sambal or special sauce.

Nyonya Kueh

Made in the traditional way to retain the original taste of the kueh. Nyonya kueh will bring back all the childhood memory with every bite.

Yong Tau Foo

Yong Tau Foo is a snack food that taste nice when eaten together with others. The dish is the mixture of fresh vegetables, tofu, quail eggs, flour based processed food and many more in one bowl and served with either the sweet sauce or soup.

Ramly Burger

Ramly Burger is the symbol of real Malaysian street food. It can be found anywhere in Kuala Lumpur especially at night. Each seller has its own special recipe, but the result is always awesome.

Steamboat

Steamboat is also a meal that is best eaten with others. It is usually served with Tom Yam broth or chicken soup. People usually add chicken meat, beef, seafood, vegetables, sweet corn and many more in the broth.

Banana Leaf Rice

Banana leaf is originally a vegetarian meal. The fragrant white rice is served on the banana leaf and accompanied by a variety of vegetarian dishes from fried, boiled to stewed.

Pisang Goreng

Pisang goreng can be considered as a staple afternoon snack for people of Kuala Lumpur. It can be found in every corner of the roadside. Eating them while them hot is just a blissful experience.

Briyani

The heat in Kuala Lumpur will make you crave for something cold and creamy to satisfy your thirst. This coconut milk-based dessert would be the perfect choice.