A walk through the usually crowded street of Lebuh Keng Kwee (or Keng Kwee Street), which is best known for arguably Penang’s best Cendol stall.
Nasi Kerabu is a local delicacy originated from the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia such as Kelantan and Terengganu. It is basically a Malay cuisine and comprises of blue-coloured rice served with dried fish or fried chicken, crackers, pickles and other salads. The blue color of the rice comes from the petals of Clitoria ternatea (butterfly-pea) flowers. Now, some Malay stalls in Penang also serve this due to its popularity.
A popular local shop in Butterworth, it is famous for its asam laksa soup served with chicken rice.
Usually sold by Indians on a bicycle or motorcycle cart, this street food combines both ‘Poh Piah’ (or fried spring rolls) with laksa soup and is unique to Penang.
The Maggi Goreng is a street food style consists of fried instant noodles (usually the Maggi noodles) which is common in Malaysia. It is commonly served at Indian Muslim food stalls or usually called ‘mamak stalls’ locally. The noodles are fried and often served with eggs and fried chicken. Maggi Goreng is a Malay phrase which can be translated as “Fried Maggi”.
Toast set with half boiled eggs from Ah Wang Cafe at Tanjung Tokong, Penang.
A plate of Chinese fried rice served at the Eng Loh Kopitiam at Bishop Street, George Town.