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A slice of malaysia …..

Chennai is getting introduced to various international cuisines these days, Pelita Nasi Kandar is a Malaysian speciality restaurant. The meaning of Nasi Kandar, is supposed to be, Rice (Nasi in Malay) and Yoke (Kandar in Malay) and this is a traditional dish with the origins from Indian Muslims.

I’ve just had the crushed ice with ice cream and others don’t suit my taste buds because of the Non-veg content. πŸ™‚

5 Comments to “A slice of malaysia …..”

  1. hey yea me been to tht place totally agree it has tht nonveg smell allover th place including the veggie dishes ..
    nice to meet a fellow foodie from chennai πŸ™‚ i write reviews on u can chek it out and write ur reviews too …

    u got an awesome blog here keep writing πŸ™‚ n hey chek my blog too at

    Ram : Great Swarna, been following you in Burrp. Will check out your weblog too…. thanks for dropping by & your lovely comments.

  2. With branches all over Asia when you got to eat look for one of these places. I bet it is more popular than Kentucky Fried Chicken.

    Ram : Yes Abraham, and there more to come in this weblog about these eateries ….. watch out

  3. The place kind of grows on you… I believe etymologically ‘kandar’ is closer to ‘shoulder’ – so the man with the rice bags across his shoulder would sit down and light a ‘pelita’ – a small candle! At least that was the story I was told the first time at PNK, many many moons ago!

    Ram : Thanks for more light Shantaram …..


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