Due to popularity, the nasi lemaks are usually sold out around 10am daily.
Paya Terubong Nasi Lemak (垄尾三轮车Nasi Lemak)
Operating Hours: Open daily 4am - 10am, Close on Sunday
Nasi Lemak is a Malay traditional fragrant rice cooked with coconut milk and pandan leaf (screwpine); this is also a national dish of Malaysia.
Traditionally, it used to be a dish for breakfast; now it can be eaten any time throughout the day thanks to how conveniently it is readily packed.
While the basic version of Nasi Lemak comes with fried anchovies, peanuts, boiled egg (in half or quarter), cucumber slices and drenched in sweet sambal sauce (chili paste).
There are also variations that offers choices like sambal squids, sambal fish, tamarind fried prawns, fried chicken, or beef rendang.
The sweet sambal sauce is the most important part of Nasi Lemak to many who enjoys their spicy meal; with the fragrant rice playing an important role to fullfill the craves for this traditional dish.
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