Malaysian Food Recipes

Malaysian Food Recipes & Cuisine - Malay food dishes

Malaysian food recipes and Malay cuisine shares much with Indonesian dishes. This includes some of the regional food traditions of Sumatra. Long influenced by Chinese, Indian, Thai cultures throughout history, its evolved into a distinct Malaysian cuisine. Many dishes incorporate Rempah, a spice paste or mix similar to Indian Masala. Rempahs are made by grinding up fresh and/or dried spices and herbs to create a paste which is then sauteed in oil to bring out the aromas.

Sarawak has a distinct cuisine to peninsula Malaysia, some Malaysian food recipes and dishes are part of the traditional cuisine of the natives, while some are influenced by either Chinese or Indian cuisine.

Malaysian Food Recipes & Cuisine

Taiwanese Oyster Omelette

Oyster Omelette

Malaysian Oyster Omelette is a dish that is also popular in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand for its savory taste. Variations of the dish can also be found in southern regions of China (Chaozhou, Fujian, Guangdong) although the taste and appearance can vary significantly from the original version. The oyster omelette is a Taiwan night market favorite. […]

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Beef Rendang

Beef Rendang

  One of Indonesia’s renowned and universally popular beef dishes is beef rendang, a slow-cooked dry curry deeply spiced with ginger and turmeric, kaffir lime and chilis. You’ll also find chicken, vegetable, and seafood rendang as well. It is also very popular in nearby Malaysia. When prepared in Malaysian style, there are sweet, sour, and savory […]

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Popiah - Malaysian Spring Rolls

Popiah – Malaysian Spring Rolls

Popiah are fresh spring rolls commonly found in Malaysia, Singapore, Medan, and Taiwan. The rolls are with shredded turnip, jicama, and other crisp veggies, along with perhaps peanuts, egg or tofu, all wrapped in a thin, pliant wheat crepe. Popiah is a popular street food in Malaysia, and also one of the more popular dishes served […]

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Stir-fried shrimp & scallions

Stir-fried Shrimp & Scallions

This is a sweet-and-spicy shrimp stir-fry  to die for… Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds shelled and de-veined large shrimp 3 garlic cloves, sliced One 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and minced 1 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper 1 large egg white 2 teaspoons cornstarch 3/4 cup ketchup 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon sugar […]

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Malaysian Sauces

Bajak Chili Sauce (Sambal Bajak) Ingredients 8 red chilies, seeded and sliced 1 tsp. dried shrimp paste (terasi), toasted ¼ tsp. grated nutmeg 3 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced 6 shallots, peeled and sliced 1 tsp. salt 1½ tsp. chopped palm sugar 2 Tbs. oil 2 salam leaves 2 stalks lemongrass, bruised ½ inch galangal […]

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Malaysian Desserts

Bubur Pulut Hitam Kue Mangkok Multilayered Butter Cake Crisp Sweet Striped Cookies Sticky Rice Cake in Brown Sugar Sauce Sweet Dodo Kueh Bahulu Almond London Cookies Nutty Blossom Cookies Coconut Sweet Potato Cake Spiced Fruit Salad Banana Fritters Sticky Rice Rolls Stuffed Pancake Roll Sweet Coconut Rice Balls Coconut Mooncake (Yeh Yoong Mooncake) Ping Pei […]

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Vegetarian food - Malaysian Indian cuisine

Malaysian Vegetarian Dishes

Noodles With Tofu Crispy Fried Tempe (Keripik Tempe) Oseng-Oseng Wortel (Stir Fried Carrots) Atjar Tjampoer Steamed Mushroom Wraps (Pepes Jamur Kuping) Sweet Eggplant Stew< (Semur Terong) String-Hoppers (Puttu Mayam) Five-Spice Stir Fry) Nasi Goreng (Fried Rice) Terong Balado Asinan (Sweet And Sour Cucumber Salad) Fresh Salad With Peanut Sauce (Keredok) White Curry Jackfruit (Gudeg Putih) […]

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Malaysian Meat Dishes

Beriani Hae Mee (Prawn Mee Soup) Kurma Murtabak (Meat Crepes) Sambal Telor (Chille Eggs) Rendang Penang Curry Kapitan Steamboat Sizzler Enche Kabin Ayam Pongteh (Miso Soy Chicken) Yong Tau Foo Baked Fish (Otak-Otak) Char Koay Teow (Fried Flat Rice Noodles) Stir-fried Beef With Vegetables Mee Goreng Laksa Penang Satay (Barbecued Beef Wtth Peanut Sauce) Bak […]

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Malaysian Cooking Ingredients

Cinnamon Cinnamon has been used since early times as a spice and in medicine and witchcraft, it was once more valuable than gold. Cloves Cloves are used extensively as a condiment and flavoring in many types of cookery. Coconut Milk The Indonesians claim that coconuts have as many uses as there are days in a […]

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