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Malaysian Recipes

Chwee Kueh - Water Cake With Preserved Radish

How to cook chwee kueh (water cakes) at home with a steamer or a microwave. These cakes are delicious with the generous amount of preserved radish topping.

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Clay Pot Chicken Rice in Rice Cooker

Feeling homesick and craving for Malaysian clay pot chicken rice? You can make this dish easily with my recipe using a rice cooker, no clay pot required.

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Ayam Tempra

Ayam tempra is Malaysian nyonya chicken dish, braised with onions and dark soy sauce, with a hefty splash of calamansi juice.

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Topo Map Matcha Cake

A pretty layered cake from Malaysia resembling topographic map, with matcha (Japanese green tea powder) and cocoa powder.

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Malaysian Nasi Lemak Sambal

Stock up on this delicious sambal to go with your Malaysian nasi lemak, or we are quite obsessed with the sauce and use it with everything.

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Matcha Ogura Cake

Airy soft and cloud like fluffy Malaysian ogura cake with matcha flavor, bake in au bahn marie (water bath) method.

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Cheesy Pillowy Ogura Cake

I have been dying to try out ogura cake every since they got popular back in the early 2000’s. Despite its Japanese sounding name, this cake hails from…

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Inche Kabin - Malaysian Fried Chicken

There was a food stall I frequented when I was a student in Malaysia that sold superb inche kabin to go along with nasi lemak. Although rendang will always be…

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Kari Ayam Lengkuas - Galangal Chicken Curry

Curries and coconut milk are such a classic pairing that when I came across one without any coconut milk, it piqued my interest. The curry does look thinner…

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Chicken Curry Kapitan

My fondest memory of my time in Malaysia often includes food. It was a period in my life where I left home for the very first time and not cooking, so I ended…

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Ayam Masak Merah - Chicken in Tomato and Spices

Ayam masak merah is one of the more well known Malaysian dish. This chicken dish has it all, sweet, sour, savory, and spicy. When I cook this, I can eat my…

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Srikaya - Egg and Coconut Milk Spread

In Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, the spread of choice is not peanut butter or nutella, but srikaya. This delicious spread is made from a simple…

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