George Town Street View: Heritage Houses

Heritage Townhouses at George Town

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Penang Street Food: Nasi Kerabu

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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.

Penang Street Food: Asam Fish Chicken Rice

Beng Huat Asam Fish Chicken Rice

A popular local shop in Butterworth, it is famous for its asam laksa soup served with chicken rice.

Penang Street Food: Laksa Poh Piah

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.

Penang Street Food: Fried Oyster

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Fried Oyster

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A plate of Fried Oyster at Reservoir Garden Hawker area (locally known as Tiong Nam) in Ayer Itam, Penang.

Penang Street Food: Maggi Goreng with Sunny Side Egg

A popular local mamak place, Ali Mamak Stall serves one of the nicest Maggi Goreng found in 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”.

Penang Street Food: Yam Rice and Salted Vegetable Soup

A popular Chinese street food in Penang and commonly found in Butterworth or Bukit Mertajam area, the yam rice is usually served with a bowl of salted vegetables soup and mixed pork organs.

A popular shop serving yam rice at Chai Leng Park, Butterworth.

Penang Street Food: Lok Lok

Lok Lok is another popular hawker style food in Penang. It is basically a type of steamboat consists of having skewered food being dipped into a shared pot of boiling water. After being cooked with the boiling water, the skewered food is then normally dipped with various sauces before eating.

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