A long time family favourite. This recipe was handed down to me by my mother-in-law. There are several versions of chilli crab recipes in Asia. This Malaysian version is sweet and savoury and the egg adds a beautiful texture. I have this for lunch or dinner and served with steamed rice and friends have been requesting for this recipe ever since.
This is another side dish that is usually served with specialty rice meal such as Nasi Tomato. A popular dish at weddings.
A specialty rice dish to have for festive occasions.
This glutinous yellow rice is usually served at Malay festive occasions such as weddings, Eid or ceremonies. Serve with curries, korma dish or rendang.
Satay Kajang has built a popular reputation due to its delicious marinade combination. You can substitute the chicken with beef or your choice of meat.
This is a spicy-sour fish base noodle soup that is known in Penang, an island state in northwest Peninsular Malaysia. It's mouth-watering and delicious!
The flaky flesh of the stingray is delicious and mouth-watering cooked in this sour and spicy gravy.
This spicy chilli fried chicken is a delicious side dish for rice.
A rich spicy chicken dish with a thick gravy and is usually served at festive occasions as an accompaniment to Nasi Minyak or other specialty rice dishes.
My friend's Nonya grandma makes this dish and it is so simple yet delicious with hot steamed rice.
Easy chicken in soya sauce gravy to have with a rice dish.
The specialty from Negeri Sembilan is the masak lemak cili padi, which is a spicy rich yellow coconut gravy that is cooked with bird's eyes chillies. While this dish uses chicken, it can be substituted with prawns or a firm white fish.
This delicious grilled chicken is a Kelantanese specialty and usually served with Nasi Kerabu. The mixture of aromatics with rich coconut milk and sour tamarind paste makes the sauce a great accompaniment to the dish so make sure you leave some for a side dish (reheat if you've dipped the chicken in it).
This tamarind chicken dish comes from the Nonya heritage in Malacca.
Another Nonya chicken dish which is easy and delicious to make.
This rich coconut beef dish is slow-cooked till the beef is tender. It is served during special occasions with various rice dishes including nasi kunyit, nasi lemak or ketupat.
This Chinese dish can be made into a vegetarian dish if you omit the meat.
A flavorful prawn dish that combines Malay, Chinese, Indian and Western ingredients. It has to be served immediately or it loses that tasty crunchiness.
This is an easy Nonya chicken stew.
This is a Eurasian dish that brings the influence from Portuguese colonisation of Malacca. As the name suggests "devil" means it's super spicy hot but there is the touch of vinegar from the Portuguese.