Photos: Malaysian dishes that have a stark resemblance to Indian cuisine

  • The population of Malaysia consists of people from three ethnic backgrounds - Malays, Chinese and Indians. Malaysian cuisine is, therefore, an amalgamation of these three cuisines.
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Malaysian culinary style is also a melange of traditions from Indonesian, Filipino and indigenous Bornean and Orang Asli, with light to heavy influences from Arab, Thai, Portuguese, Dutch and British cuisines. Here are a few Malaysian dishes that have a stark resemblance to Indian cuisine.(Instagram)

Malaysian culinary style is also a melange of traditions from Indonesian, Filipino and indigenous Bornean and Orang Asli, with light to heavy influences from Arab, Thai, Portuguese, Dutch and British cuisines. Here are a few Malaysian dishes that have a stark resemblance to Indian cuisine.(Instagram)

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Popiah - Kati Rolls: The thin sheets of Popiah is made with wheat flour. It is then filled with vegetables, meats and sauces just like the famous Indian street food, kati roll. (Instagram/@libbyatsg/@bollywoodtreatspatna)

Popiah - Kati Rolls: The thin sheets of Popiah is made with wheat flour. It is then filled with vegetables, meats and sauces just like the famous Indian street food, kati roll. (Instagram/@libbyatsg/@bollywoodtreatspatna)

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Laksa - Ladakhi Thukpa: Laksa is a coconut-based noodle soup while thukpa is a spicy Lakadkhi noodle soup dish.(Instagram/@bowledoverbykari /@deepak1213raja)

Laksa - Ladakhi Thukpa: Laksa is a coconut-based noodle soup while thukpa is a spicy Lakadkhi noodle soup dish.(Instagram/@bowledoverbykari /@deepak1213raja)

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Ikan Asam Pedas - Kolkata Macher Tok: Ikan Asam Pedas is a Malaysian fish curry that is made with spices, Maylasian chilli and tamarind juice. This dish is akin to the famous Bengali macher tok. (Instagram/@christina_leny/@jhol_e_jhal_e_misti_te)

Ikan Asam Pedas - Kolkata Macher Tok: Ikan Asam Pedas is a Malaysian fish curry that is made with spices, Maylasian chilli and tamarind juice. This dish is akin to the famous Bengali macher tok. (Instagram/@christina_leny/@jhol_e_jhal_e_misti_te)

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Roti Canai - Kerala Parotta: Roti Canai is an Indian-influenced flatbread dish that is found in several parts of Southeast Asia. This is a very famous breakfast dish in Malaysia. It is mostly served with dal or curry. (Instagram/@alwayseating/@food_and_bengaluru)

Roti Canai - Kerala Parotta: Roti Canai is an Indian-influenced flatbread dish that is found in several parts of Southeast Asia. This is a very famous breakfast dish in Malaysia. It is mostly served with dal or curry. (Instagram/@alwayseating/@food_and_bengaluru)

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Satay - Dilliwale Kebabs: Satay and kebabs are prepared the same way but the seasonings used are different. It is believed that the earliest preparations of satay originated in Javanese cuisine and then spread to Indonesia, where it has become a national dish. (Instagram/@msoinkee/@salunkhe.prasad0007)

Satay - Dilliwale Kebabs: Satay and kebabs are prepared the same way but the seasonings used are different. It is believed that the earliest preparations of satay originated in Javanese cuisine and then spread to Indonesia, where it has become a national dish. (Instagram/@msoinkee/@salunkhe.prasad0007)

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