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Vegetarian rice porridge
Kuih talam
Jollof rice
Sambal tempra
Aloo mutton keema
Terung Dayak with mackerel
Banana heart kerabu
Sweet mango chutney
Fried rendang
Creamy spicy chicken curry
Mom’s year-round yee sang
Tau eu bah
Tomato mee for one
Sesame miso cookies
Rich butter cake
Paeh ikan keli
Ayam asam rong
Gaeng som
Ponggal rice
Shukto
Eurasian braised tongue
Horlicks flan
Granny’s chicken pongteh
Kangkung belacan
Fenugreek fish sambal
Vegetarian rice porridge
Kuih talam

Kuih talam

Looking to get into kuih-making? Talam is an excellent beginner recipe to pick up essential kuih-making skills.

Jollof rice

Jollof rice

This rice dish is beloved all across Nigeria and West Africa, full of tomatoes and heat.

Sambal tempra

Sambal tempra

A base Eurasian sambal for many dishes such as prawn or ikan sambal, and sambal petai.

Aloo mutton keema

Aloo mutton keema

A versatile minced meat sauce that can be paired with your carb of choice for a complete meal or even a quick snack.

Terung Dayak with mackerel

Terung Dayak with mackerel

This dish is a common staple on Diana’s family dining table, as her mom would buy terung Dayak whenever they were in season.

Banana heart kerabu

Banana heart kerabu

Rather than raw, this kerabu includes cooked elements that result in something like a masak lemak.

Sweet mango chutney

Sweet mango chutney

Unlike many other chutneys popular in the Malaysian-Indian repertoire, this one veers sweet and makes for a great snack on its own.

Fried rendang

Fried rendang

Soft and tender chunks of meat without hours on the stove is not possible, but getting those spicy rendang flavours definitely is.

Creamy spicy chicken curry

Creamy spicy chicken curry

This version of Malaysian-Indian chicken curry uses store-bought curry powder such as Baba’s, but is taken up a notch with extra spices.

Mom’s year-round yee sang

Mom’s year-round yee sang

When joy is scarce, we find every reason to celebrate. Make this yee sang any time of the year.

Tau eu bah

Tau eu bah

Grandma Ong incorporates spices not found in the original recipe, bringing a Nyonya punch to this crowd favourite.

Tomato mee for one

Tomato mee for one

This recipe is based on Glenn’s favourite stall that he claims serves “the best version of tomato mee” that he has come across so far.

Sesame miso cookies

Sesame miso cookies

For these cookies, recipe developer Yi Jun combines miso and brown sugar to create soft, chewy morsels studded with sesame seeds.

Rich butter cake

Rich butter cake

This butter cake recipe comes from Dinesh Rao who founded Tray Cafe, which churns out some of the best butter cakes outside of a kopitiam.

Paeh ikan keli

Paeh ikan keli

The Temuan way to cook this fish is over the embers of an outdoor stove. We highly encourage you to go for it if you have a grill.

Ayam asam rong

Ayam asam rong

This is a traditional recipe originating from Jerantut, Pahang, and has since spread to neighbouring areas in the state.

Gaeng som

Gaeng som

This dish, inherited from Banyen’s late grandmother, makes an appearance at least twice a week on their dinner table at home.

Ponggal rice

Ponggal rice

Made with fresh rice of the first harvest at the end of the winter solstice, this is offered to gods & goddesses before family & friends.

Shukto

Shukto

Leela’s late mother was the family’s ‘culinary comforter’, and taught her how to make this vegetable dish. Complex in flavour, this recipe takes no shortcuts.

Eurasian braised tongue

Eurasian braised tongue

This recipe is adapted from Indonesian semur, which itself is an influence on smore, a common Eurasian dish in Malaysia and Singapore.

Horlicks flan

Horlicks flan

A dessert containing eggs, milk and Horlicks means it’s okay to eat for breakfast, right?

Granny’s chicken pongteh

Granny’s chicken pongteh

The slow braise of ingredients in this pong teh coax out every bit of flavour—it’s worth splurging on good chicken and soy sauces.

Kangkung belacan

Kangkung belacan

This is quite possibly the best version of kangkung belacan we’ve tried—spicy, briny and still-crunchy.

Fenugreek fish sambal

Fenugreek fish sambal

The star of this dish is fenugreek, along with the freshest fish possible.

 
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