Monday, April 12, 2021

Five Must Eat Hawker Food in Penang

Malaysia is undeniably a food heaven! When it comes to street food, without a doubt, Penang has some of the best hawker food, we have the char kuey teow, rojak, asam laksa and cendol, just to name a few. There's plenty of delicious street food that you need to try in Penang, but here's our pick of the top 5.

Charcoal Seafood Char Koay Teow (1932 Cafe)
Full of wok hei, the char koay teow generously loaded with fresh prawns, Chinese sausage and bean sprouts was packed with flavour, absolutely delicious. 

Asam Laksa (Pek Kong Cheng)
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Tangy and spicy, a bowl of piping hot asam laksa is the ultimate comfort food.  Absolutely rich and flavourful, topped with an abundance of ingredients such as chicken feet, meat, prawn and egg for a totally satisfying meal.

Penang Bamboo Briyani 
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Fluffy and fragrant briyani steamed to perfection in bamboo tubes! Each serving of briyani comes in single portion with choice of bamboo chicken briyani, bamboo mutton briyani or signature tomato rice with chicken. 

Super Tanker 88 Chicken Feet Lor Mee 
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Thick and intensely flavourful gravy, this slurp-worthy loh mee comes laden with meat, boiled egg and chicken feet. Every spoonful was divine with nice chewy noodles. 

Chulia Street Curry Mee (Lebuh Chulia)
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Aromatic, rich yet light, this curry mee was full of spice flavour! Generously topped with a variety of ingredients such as meat, squid, shrimp, clam, fish balls and tofu puff, so much goodness in a bowl.

Are you drooling yet?
Well, you can enjoy all these mouth-watering food in the comfort of your own home. Oh yeah! Simply place your order via foodpanda! If you don't know yet, foodpanda is an online platform that provides 24-hour delivery for food and grocery. You can also pre-order and opt for pick-up to enjoy 15% to 20% off! There are more than 700 hawker food merchants with a wide range of cuisines available on the platform, you'll be spoilt for choice. 

If you're still afraid to eat out due to the pandemic, why not support your local restaurants by ordering from foodpanda? Just a few simple clicks and your favourite food will be delivered to your doorstep, how convenient is that?

How to order on foodpanda? 
  • Find your favourite restaurant
  • Choose your dishes
  • Checkout and make payment
  • Sit back, relax and wait for your order
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  1. Hi Elanakhong greetings. Love your super appetizing project. This was perhaps one of the best read ever regarding the Malaysian food heaven. Yeah, I have also hard a lot about the food and recipe popularity of this county. Guys in this country really love to get them in a varieties of eating. Just revealed your lovely post and charmed with the food and recipe items you described and photos inserted. The five hawker food items- Charcoal Seafood Char Koay Teow, Pek Kong Cheng, Penang Bamboo Briyani, Penang Bamboo Briyani, Super Tanker 88 Chicken Feet Lor Mee, Chulia Street Curry Mee (Lebuh Chulia)- you stated was to juicy and appealing to me particularly I can't wait to have Lebuh Chulia. Thanks for your craving foodpanda project. Do they have the online food Ordering system ?