Ali Nasi Lemak in Sri Weld Food Court

Authentic Nasi Lemak with coconut fragrance

This stall sells traditional coconut fragranced rice wrapped in banana leaf, with portion nice enough to fill your stomach.

Nasi lemak is widely recognized by Malaysians as their quick go-to breakfast or lunch choice.

It is a Malay traditional fragrance rice (cooked with coconut milk and pandan leaf), often packed with the basics like fried anchovies, hard-boiled eggs, cucumber slices and drenched in sweet sambal sauce.

Traditional Nasi Lemak
Traditional Nasi Lemak with basic ingredients - @ksherena

Ali Nasi Lemak at Sri Weld

This stall at Sri Weld Food Court is one of those that has been around for a long time and still maintained the tradition of wrapping their nasi lemak with banana leaf instead of newspaper and plastic sheets.

Besides the "basics" that we mentioned above, Ali Nasi Lemak also offers several varieties like: prawns, cuttlefish, chicken, fish and salted fish with fried anchovies and a quarter egg.

Traditional Prawn Nasi Lemak
Nasi Lemak with Sambal Prawn - @tl.sia

The packed food here are often snatched up quickly by the crowds during lunch hours. So if you're a big eater, be sure to get at least two packets with different variety while there are any left!

Related: 7 Must Try Street Foods in Penang

Ali Nasi Lemak

Contact: +6016-4070717

Hours: Opens daily 7am - 4pm, close on Sunday

Address: Sri Weld Food Court Beach Street George Town 10300 Penang

Rating: 4/5Price: $

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Cover photo: @benbbong

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