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Malaysian Laksa – A Taste of Malaysia

Malaysian Laksa – A Taste of Malaysia

Laksa is a popular malay dish, it is a spicy noodle soup.  Laksa noodles uses ingredients like dried prawns, fish, belacan, and rice noodles, it is usually served with rich curry made out of coconut milk, is based on tamarind and curry.

Laksa is a local favorite as it is a traditional Malaysia food, and is widely available across Malaysia. There are various types of Laksa’s but the two dominant ones are Curry Laksa and Assam Laksa. The pungent aromas, the rich taste and the amazing flavors present in this dish make it a dish worth dying over. The spice paste present in the Laksa is just right, it is nothing but perfection redefined.

Not only does it have great taste but also has health benefits. Laksa leaves are known to increase the metabolic rate in a human body.

Laksa has been satisfying Malaysians for a long time, it is only in the recent times that the world has opened-up to the ‘World of Malaysian Food’.

Here are some delicious must-eat Malaysian Laksas.

1. Seafood Curry Laksa – This creamy, orange treat will surprise you every time. With generous chunks of fresh rockling, eggs, scallops and prawns, the soup is silky in texture and is rich in coconut flavour. – See more at:

2. Sarawak Laksa – Topped with crunchy pork belly, coriander, fresh prawns, and ribbons of omelette, this dish is laden with dried prawns and tamarind as a base. Here’s a recipe of Pork Holy Basil with Laksa paste.

3. Curry Laksa – This coconut-rich broth with heaps of poached chicken, fish cake, and fried tofu is a delight to anybody’s taste buds.

4. Assam Laksa – Topped with pineapples, red onions, and cucumber, this dish is nothing short of an explosion in your mouth with flavours.

Source : Asian Inspirations