Top 10 Malaysian Foods

Nasi Kandar

This Penang specialty is a must-try. This is a wonderful way to enjoy the variety of side dishes that give the rice its unique flavour.

Roti Canai

Grab a plate of our local fried pancake from any hawker center. This is Malaysia’s most beloved food. We are certain you will love every single bite of this pancake, topped with any type of dhal or white sugar.

Chicken Curry bread

This Perak specialty is Kampar’s speciality. This dish features softly baked bread and a chicken curry center.

Bak Kut Teh

Malaysians love Bak Kut Teh. This dish can be made with chicken or pork, depending on your preference. Enjoy the flavors of the herb soup and the meat. It is best to check if the restaurant is packed with locals.

Nasi Lemak

Nasi Lemak is a must-have in any list of Malaysia’s top Malaysians. This is a local delicacy that includes coconut-scented rice, hot anchovies, sambal, cucumber, and a hard-boiled eggs. This delicious dish comes wrapped in a banana leaves and is a must-try while in Malaysia.


Night markets are the best place to find this succulent and juicy barbecued meat on sticks. You can find the best satay from the locals at a very affordable price. This dish can be served with the cucumber, onions and sambal.

Banana Leaf Rice

Malaysians eat the same way as Americans, so you must try their delicious dishes. This is best done in Little India, an Indian restaurant.

Chicken Rice

This deliciously scented rice is soaked in chicken broth and served as lunch. This delicious dish is available at most hawker stalls and can be enjoyed with steamed chicken.

Penang Asam Laksa

You can order a bowl Penang Asam Laksa from any hawker stall. Enjoy this delicious bowl full of noodles. Asam Laksa can be described as sour noodles in a soup made from fish. We are certain you will love it.


This is a delicious dessert or tea-time snack that has been a staple in our culinary repertoire. This is a must-try!

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