Asam Laksa is synonymous to Penang and it is the all-time favourite dish here. This flavourful rich noodle dish taste spicy and tangy and it is a must-eat when you visit Penang. Asam Laksa is not difficult to make but you can always find this famous dish at most Penang hawker stalls.
Prawn Mee is the pride of Penangites and can be easily found in the hawker stalls or coffee shops in Penang. The flavourful noodle is served with fresh broth boiled with prawn skins, a little taste of spiciness and sweetness and not forget the essential ingredients like prawns, pork varieties, bean sprouts, kangkung and half-boiled egg.
Char kway teow is a popular noodle dish in Malaysia and in Penang, it is commonly served on a piece of banana leaf on the plate. The flat rice noodle is fried over with light and dark soy sauce, chili, prawns, cockles, bean sprout and egg.
Cendol is an all-time favourite Malaysian dessert made of shaved ice topped with coconut milk, green panda-flavoured palm noodles, gula Melaka and kidney beans. Although cendol is widely available throughout Malaysia, the ones in Penang are surely not to miss as well.