Malaysian Dinner Takeaway Style

Malaysia has an eating out culuture, it’s the way it is’s generally cheaper to buy something outside at the mamak, hawker centre or food court than to buy the ingredients and cook it at home (without factoring annoying parts like also having to wash up the pans, cooking utensils and plates).

It’s common to see people after work ordering food ‘bungkus‘ or ‘tar pau‘.

Pretty much everyone eats out, it’s only really economic when there are 4 or more people then it’s ok, plus you know it’s more healthy, less MSG, less oil and no other flavouring additives..

So sometimes I don’t want to eat out, or maybe it’s raining, or maybe I just wanna lounge at home, watch a movie, lay on the sofa and eat my dinner in comfort.

One night I did just that, I picked up a few of my favourite things on the way back..

It starts out with a table full of food, nicely protected with newspaper of course 🙂

The delicacies on offer were Malay style Otak Otak (Brains 0_o)..

Cooked to perfection..

My favourite, Malaysia Ramly burger, this monster is a ‘Daging double cheese

Along with that, of cours, had the best chicken wings in the inhabited world…he only had 9 left though, woe is be.

They are simply the best!

And we grabbed some drinks from the Mamak on the way back ‘Teh o ais limau – GURANG MANIS YAH!

Eating this well at home is great, and it’s pretty cheap too:

Otak Otak = $5 for 10
Chicken Wings = $12 for 10
Burgers = $6 for 2
Drinks = $4 for 3

So with plenty enough to feed 2 hungry people, total hits around $27 bucks.





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28 Responses to Malaysian Dinner Takeaway Style

  1. FireAngel June 8, 2005 at 1:41 am #



  2. suanie June 8, 2005 at 1:43 am #


  3. S-Kay June 8, 2005 at 2:10 am #

    where did you get those chicken wings? I think I could’ve finished it all myself and yes, I’m a very big eater and you’d be shock to see the amount of food I can eat..

  4. tim June 8, 2005 at 2:28 am #

    interesting blog you have. just wanted to point out, it’s “Kurang Manis”, haha.

  5. ShaolinTiger June 8, 2005 at 3:17 am #

    They are the famous party chicken wings which can be found in Bandar Sri Damansara, near McDonalds.

  6. tiger June 8, 2005 at 3:28 am #

    bro, you forgot dessert.

  7. ShaolinTiger June 8, 2005 at 3:32 am #

    I am ang moh…Have to make some mistakes mah!

  8. Dabido (Teflon) June 8, 2005 at 4:05 am #

    Bet we’d be worried about amount that comes out as well. 🙂

    Is like the elephant – eats one ton of food, drinks one ton … and we’ll be digging the tourist out later who stupidly stood behind it! 😉

  9. Robert51 June 8, 2005 at 4:19 am #

    Who’s we?

  10. kimberlycun June 8, 2005 at 6:11 am #

    chicken wings :P~~

  11. ShaolinTiger June 8, 2005 at 6:14 am #

    Had McDonalds sundae….but put it in the freezer so forgot to take pictures 😉

  12. ShaolinTiger June 8, 2005 at 6:15 am #

    That’d be tellin wouldn’t it 😉

  13. Robert51 June 8, 2005 at 7:06 am #

    <3 <3.... when are you coming Northend for dota?

  14. Galvin June 8, 2005 at 7:20 am #

    Goddamn it!!! Can you guys not blog anything related to food during this period of my diet?


  15. frank_omatic June 8, 2005 at 11:12 am #

    Only teh o Ais? No beer?

  16. ShaolinTiger June 8, 2005 at 12:10 pm #

    Hahaha, beer was later 😉

  17. ShaolinTiger June 8, 2005 at 12:11 pm #

    Hahahah, not post about food? That’s unlikely…

  18. god June 8, 2005 at 10:46 pm #

    pwnd…the best combo..otak otak plus world best chicken wing plus teh limau ice

  19. EF June 8, 2005 at 11:13 pm #

    uhuk uhuk uhuk 🙂

    I wanna dig into some of those otak-otak and feel the spices and taste of seafood — yummy, almost taste like you, G!

  20. Zena June 9, 2005 at 3:42 am #

    How the hell did I forget to eat ramlee burger and chicken wings when i was in k?! *beats self up* oh gawd, looks damn good. share?

  21. jennhuiwen June 9, 2005 at 9:45 am #

    woww…bandar sri damansara?…gosh.thats far huh…u live in petaling jaya rite?..

  22. TheGreatFaggot June 10, 2005 at 12:11 pm #

    Time For Some Kepala Butoh Masak Asam?

  23. ShaolinTiger June 10, 2005 at 1:13 pm #

    Jom, I belanja you!

  24. ShaolinTiger June 10, 2005 at 1:14 pm #

    Far from where? Haha, not far from Tesco…Ikea…Ikano…The Curve…1 Utama…etc etc etc

    Yeah edge of PJ, almost Kepong.

  25. jennhuiwen June 12, 2005 at 5:54 am #

    huh?..haha…true also….btw…need to go thru that stupid toll?

  26. ShaolinTiger June 12, 2005 at 8:20 am #

    Yeah just past Penchala Toll.

  27. jennhuiwen June 14, 2005 at 10:20 am #

    oiks…hhmmm….there was 3 books on the table…i wanna know the middle one..hehe

  28. summer June 14, 2005 at 10:40 am #

    wei!! you made me dem hungry now…. food looked so good… yum yum!!!