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

Updated On Sep 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST
  • 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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST

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) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 09, 2021 10:12 AM IST

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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