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September 22nd, 2006 29 Comments

Penang Hawker Food

I’ll write a complete food guide soon. For now, here are some of the most famous hawker food in Penang.

Hainanese Chicken Rice / Chicken Rice

Hainanese Chicken Rice served with fresh cucumber and chili sauce.

Apong / Apong Manis

Apong Manis or simply known as Apong.

Apong Balik

Apong Balik…

Assam Laksa / Laksa

Assam Laksa.

Roasted Chestnuts  / Lat Chee (Hokkien)

Roasted Chestnuts. Locally, they are known as Lat Chee.

Chinese Economy Rice

Hot food, curries, and home-cooked dishes served at a Chinese Economy Rice stall.

Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar at an Indian restaurant.

Nasi Kandar

Curries and fried foods at a Nasi Kandar restaurant.

Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar at an Indian Restaurant.

Char Kway Teow

Char Kway Teow or stir-fried flat noodles with prawns, cockles and eggs with soy sauce.

Fish Ball Soup

Fish Ball Soup.

Chee Cheong Fun

Chee Cheong Fun.

Ikan Panggang / Grilled Stingray

Grilled Stingray.

Oh Chien / Omelette with Oysters

Oh Chien or Fried Omelette with Oysters.

Claypot Rice

Claypot Rice.

Or Kuih / Yam Cakes

Or Kuih or Yam Cakes.

Rojak

Rojak.

More pictures of mouthwatering Penang hawker food:

- Photo Blog: Penang Hawker Food – Part II
- Eating Penang: A Quick Snapshot
- Eating Penang: Nyonya Kuih

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29 comments... read them below or add one

  1. babe_kl says:

    awww all so mouth watering

  2. Anonymous says:

    God, those delicious good eats !!!!. I am really home sick now:(. Need to make a trip back home fast to curb my craving !!!

    You rock BEE. Good job and really enjoying reading your blog.

    Fatcat

  3. Rasa Malaysia says:

    Babe_KL and Fatcat,

    Going to eat more today (my last day here!) and will snap more pictures. Stay tuned for more mouthwatering hawker delicacies.

  4. toniXe says:

    d CCF looks really good….

  5. mama bok says:

    Yums..!! envy you ..!! can’t wait to read your write up.. on Penang Fare..!

  6. Tummythoz says:

    Ber-lau-nua-lau-nua (ie. uncontrollable salivation in process, in Hokkien dialect)

  7. Bee Ean Tee says:

    You have good skills in taking food pictures. I will come visit your site from time to time. Keep them coming!!

  8. stef says:

    Bee, love your new food blog! Looking forward to reading/seeing more.

  9. Rasa Malaysia says:

    Bee Ean and Stef,

    Thanks for the comments! Do come back often. :)

  10. Goh says:

    Hi… i love ur blog..

    But i would be very much happier if you could add the details as well…

    Such as the place where u ate the food.. and maybe the price as well.

    Thank you.

  11. Rasa Malaysia says:

    Goh,

    I will do a complete write-up and food guide soon…just haven’t had time to finish the article. Stay tuned.

  12. vkeong says:

    Oh my, the Chicken Rice and Char Koay Teow photos are so tempting!

  13. Jewelle Tan says:

    I just had a fullsize Indian set lunch and yet looking at your pictures, I am salivating again!
    By the way, the “apong” isn’t it “apam”? Or is that what it’s called in Penang?

  14. Daniel says:

    Very Nice blog, i miss penang food.

    - DANIEL
    from Singapore
    http://www.eknowledgemarketplace.com/

  15. Charles Daniel says:

    Nice blog,very informative. If you are interested on indian recipes, snacks, sweets, please visit our blog and site indian recipes, http://www.bestindiancuisines.com

  16. wie says:

    drooling again….

  17. Anonymous says:

    ah bee,

    You are very cruel! Torturing us with such food pixs while we are freezing our butts off half the world away………sigh!!

    Pinenuts

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  19. Emily says:

    OMG. the pics of the foods looks so……GOOD! haha..making me hungry now & missing Malaysia @ the same time. ;)

    btw, i found your blog while google-ing for oh-chien :S Almost wanna fly back to Msia right away after seing the hawker food pics. haha!

    You should open a restaurant. I think it’s gonna earn u big $$ in CA. Seriously!! ;)

    Emily (Taiping/Penang/Hawaii)

  20. Anonymous says:

    Wow, the food is so nice, but it looks hot… by the way I think your hot too!! you are so cute!!!!

  21. Anonymous says:

    I may bring you tastiest Laksa in Penang next time …….

  22. cheri says:

    I am not sure when this blog was started or if you will see this but I wanted to ask you about the Apong Balik. Is it filled will peanuts? I remember walking in Kulala Lumpur and one of the street vendors there made a pancake looking thing that had peanuts and was so sweet and delicious. I wish I could find a recipe for it to make here in the states. I wish I could go back to Malaysia… its been 22 years since being there.

  23. ra° says:

    I don’t think I have seen an apong (or is it apom) balik like that before. Got pandan flavor some more. :-~~

    Great stuff!!

    ra

    Malaysian food, a culture.

  24. Anonymous says:

    Girl, you’re Malaysia… Thank You for bringing me home everytime I enter your site!!!! GREATTTTT Job.

    Sarah,
    NJ, USA.

  25. Anonymous says:

    truly … mssing all penang food …makes my eyes watering too looking at those pics

  26. Su Nam says:

    Thank you so much for putting this blog together!!! My mouth’s watering and i was speaking like Lim Keng Yik ;p when describing these dishes to my KL friends here. I MISS PENANG!!!

    In KL: One can’t find the REAL mee mamak (rebus and goreng), Penang chee cheong fun’s virtually unobtainable, assam laksa tastes like sulfur water, char keow teow’s more like burnt keow teow, no siam laksa, poh piah’s like soggy socks, no pig’s blood in curry mee, oh cien (fried oyster) so dry it’s better to be called nui cien (fried egg), no muar chee, roti canai’s thick and rubbery, etc. etc…

    Sorry to sound negative, but that’s how much I miss Penang food, the people and the laid back life. Cheers!

  27. yam says:

    Mee Sua Tow recipe anyone? thanks

  28. Steve says:

    Great photos. Makes the food look delicious.

  29. Beautiful photos and very nice presentation of food and dishes. Just by looking at them turns on my appetite and craving for food. I love this website…I’ll keep coming back! Thanks for sharing!

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