June 5, 2023

Recommend your nasi lemak at fabfood 1 Malaysia

Tourism Minister Dato’Sri Dr. Ng Yen Yen Fabulous Food 1Malaysia Festival at PWTC last year.

Got you favorite Nasi Lemak, Laksa or Bak kut teh? Tourism Ministry wanting your vote and they will make it official top 50 best place for the three. Malaysia have variety of Asian cuisine as 2 world major races here that are Chinese and Indian. Not to mention other local ethnic and minority like the Eurasians. Among all the food the ministry chooses 3 major Malaysian favorite dishes. Nasi Lemak, Laksa and Meat Bone Tea@ Bak Kut Teh.

Nasi Lemak

Hot cooked rice with pandan aroma steamed with coconut cream goes heavenly well with sizzling spicy sauce or ‘sambal’. Generous sprinklings of roasted peanuts and salty dried anchovies
with a hard boiled egg perfect this dish.

Usually taken on breakfast, have many package of Nasi Lemak. The fast nasi lemak or the heavy one. Every morning we can get the fast Nasi Lemak at every street and hawker stall around Malaysia. Already wrapped in news paper, oil paper and banana leaf. The dishes as simple as Rice, sambal sauce and boiled egg. As cheap as RM1.00 per packets. The heavy one is customized by your self as you can choose the side dish like fried chicken, curry and others.


Laksa is a famous noodle soup from Peranakan culture with coconut based curry soup filled with rich ingredients such as tofu puffs, fish sticks, shrimps, cockles and others. It is served with a spoonful of chilli paste or ‘sambal’ and traditionally garnished with Vietnamese coriander, or laksa leaf.

A white noodle soup rich with herb with thick soup made from fish juice, I mean they boiled the fish until the fish turn into fish stock. Usually consume at lunch or at evening time.

Meat Bone Tea

Meat Bone Tea is the direct English translation from the famous Chinese delicacy ‘Bak Kut Teh’ popularly served in Malaysia. Meaty ribs are simmered in a complex broth of herbs for hours to cultivate the thick flatvours.

They said this dishes really originated from Malaysia, invent by Malaysian Chinese…you should tried it.

So got your favorite recommend at fabulous food 1 Malaysia here.


Hi, I'am Asmaliana, I work at Tourism Melaka. I love my state, Melaka, the world heritage city by UNESCO.

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