Comida y bebida

Local cuisine has influences coming from India and the Philippines.

Staple food is made of rice or noodles.

Side dishes consists of vegetables, fresh fish, seafood, mutton or chicken.

Flavours and seasonings usually come from soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, onions, spicy sauce, fish sauce or coconut milk.

Popular fruits

Green or yellow mango, rambutan, lychee, durian, pineapple, watermelon, jackfruit, papaya, langsat, star fruit, banana, coconut and mangosteen.

Popular dishes

  • Nasi Lemak - rice cooked with coconut milk and served with anchovies and roasted nuts. coming with curries.
  • Nasi Goreng Kampung a type of fried rice flavored with fried fish.
  • Roti is a thin bread, fried and served with curries.
  • Indian curries.


The beers are usually more expensive as they are imported from Thailand (Leo), Singapore (Tiger), the Philippines (San Miguel) or Europe (Heineken).