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Vegan dishes

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Spicy pickled vegetables, made with carrots, cucumber and beans in a peanut butter and sesame sauce

Acar

Traditional fruit-based salad with chili and peanut dressing

Rojak

A ball shaped sweet made from glutinous rice, coconut and palm sugar and covered with coconut flakes

Onde-Onde

A sweet desert made from coconut cream, red beans, sugar and green rice flower jelly

Cendol

Boiled whole corn

Jagung rebus

A crispy pancake made from fermented rice, filled with a semi mashed spiced potato and served with lentil stew

Dosa/ Thosai

Stuffed fried tofu cubes filled with cucumber, bean sprouts and a spicy chili sauce

Tahu Sumbat

Deep fried lentils mixed with spices, curry leaves and chili

Parippu Vadai

Deep fried battered Banana slices served as a snack or dessert

Piseng Goreng

Dishes that can be Vegenized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

White rice served with many sides including vegetables and/or animal products. To veganize: Ask only for vegetables

Nasi Campur

Rice cooked in coconut milk with anchovies, eggs, peanuts and sambal. To veganize: Ask for rice with vegetables

Nasi lemak

Fried or fresh spring roll with fillings. To veganize: ask for vegetarian filling and make sure no fish/ shrimp sauce is used

Popia

Glutinous rice with coconut and dry fish. To veganize- ask for no fish

Nasi Pulut

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be.

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Often made with milk

White breads

Most of the wheat noodles are made with eggs

Noodles

Spicy noodle soup, usually contain fish/ meat broth

Laksa

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