Ipoh is the administrative capital of Perak and the city is commonly known for her Cuisine. The cuisine is a cooking style depicted by its distinguished ingredients, techniques and dishes and is always associated with a given culture. The ingredients available at a given place because of trade influences cuisine. Another factor that affects cuisine is the areas climate and religious activities of the people of an area. The majority population at Ipoh are Chinese who are of Hakka and Cantonese descent. Some of the dishes at Ipoh are discussed below.

Nga Choy Kai @ Lou Wong

3327727975_c77af67955_oAlso called bean sprout chicken. This steamed chicken and crunchy bean sprout that exists only in Malaysia and can be eaten at any time of the day. It is important to taste Nga Choy Kai on your visit to Ipoh.  Sprout chicken is common meal among the people of Ipoh. This steamed chicken is boiled till it is very soft with a tasty mix of sesame oil, chicken juice, and soy sauce. Pairing this meal with fresh juicy bean sprouts that are tossed in a salty gravy makes the meal very addictive.

Chee Cheong Fun @ 5 Pair Pinji

It can be taken all the day either as a snack or a complete meal.  Chee Chang Fun is composed of Sesame, plain flat rice noodles served with sweet sauce, a splash of chili and sliced green chilies. You can get Chee Cheong Fun canned or as a complete meal for a dining experience, if you need of one of the best Chee Cheong fun in ipoh then head to  Pasir Pinji.

Ipoh Kai See Hor Fun @Thean Chun

Also called chicken kway teow soup,its got a smooth texture and the broth is very delicious. The delicacy is rich in crustacean flavors, soft chicken,and onions this combination makes the dish be the best. The dish is supplemented with creamy egg custard, the cheong fun that qualifies it to be a real Ipoh-style feast.

Yong Tau Foo @ Dai Shu Geok

The dish is composed of chilies, fish balls, dumplings, ladies’ fingers, brinjals, and beancurd skin. It is extremely delicious and classic. The old fashioned Yong tau is served in the stalls under a big tree alongside deep-fried shredded turnip and a piece goes for RM 0.80. The delicacy has a sweet shredded turni that comes from its crispy deep-fried exterior.  Dai Shu Geok has got a spicy soup that makes it famous and distinct from the normal clear soup.

Hakka Mee @ Restaurant Paris

9678509954_2c807cf3a6_oThis a Cantonese style meal traditionally was eaten in the late morning or early afternoon. Hakka mee is composed of dry nodules that are topped up with fried minced pork, little oil sprinkled on it and some onions. For best breakfast at Restaurant Paris, Hakka Mee is the best option that goes for RM7.60. It is usually placed in small plates and often served from carts that move from table to table I the restaurant.

The above delicacies have their own unique procedure and style of cooking. This uniqueness qualifies them to be the amazing cuisine in Perak. Visit Perak to have a bite of such sumptuous meals.


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