Foodies, if you’re looking to try the weirdest and most exotic local foods while you’re in Kuala Lumpur, we have found a few of them in the city. These 10 incredible foods are guaranteed to tantalize your adventurous taste buds!
- Fried Assam Laksa, Jalan 34/154
Assam laksa is a soup-based dish, so a fried version of it is definitely out of the ordinary! Try the one served at Restoran Hakka Marble at Jalan 34/154, Kuala Lumpur.
- Bull Penis Soup, Jalan Doraisamy
Prefer something even wackier? Try a bowl of bull penis soup at a stall called Sup Haji Abu Bakar in Jalan Doraisamy. The broth’s thick texture, cooked with a rich mix of Indian spices, contains small chunks of bull penis chopped to pieces.
- Frog On A Stick, Jalan Alor
If bull penis is not challenging enough, try a frog on a stick in Jalan Alor. The deep-fried frog is served with vinegar and soy sauce.
- Chicken Feet Wantan Mee, Pudu Market
Chicken feet could be great if you’re not that adventurous, but would still like to try something exotic. The wantan mee (dumpling noodles) sold at many stalls at Pudu Market contain chicken feet.
- Sago Gula Melaka Served In Chemistry Set, Nook Aloft
The all-time favorite Malaysian dessert, sago gula Melaka, is typically served on a traditional bowl or plate. At Nook Aloft in KL Sentral, it’s served in a chemistry set. Expect to eat your sweet cold dessert in a syringe!
- Nasi Lemak Gelato, Jalan Dutamas 1
Nasi lemak is an all-time favorite breakfast meal, consisting of rich-flavored steam rice, boiled egg, fried anchovies and sambal (hot sauce). Try the gelato with nasi lemak flavor at Publika Shopping Gallery in Jalan Dutamas 1.
- Dadih Sedut, Jalan Seri Rejang 1
Dadih sedut is a butterscotch-flavored soft pudding served in a bottle with straw. Try the colorful concoction at Go’Bang Maju Patin Tempoyak in Jalan Seri Rejang 1.
- Murtabak Maggi, Oasis Ara Damansara
Murtabak is a savory pancake that typically contains chicken or beef. The one at Oasis Ara Damansara is made with Maggi, the popular noodle brand.
- Durian Goreng, Wangsa Maju Seksyen 1
Durian goreng or fried durian is trending at the moment. Try them at Wangsa Maju Seksyen 1.
- Makaroni Bakar, Wangsa Maju Seksyen 1
Try the fried cheesy dish, which is available at Wangsa Maju Seksyen 1.
Stay at a budget hotel in Kuala Lumpur that’s located near these food joints. This way you get to explore the city by foot, in addition to tasting the wonderfully weird yet delicious creations unique to the Malaysian capital city.