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Yang Tau Foo, a Chinese Hakka dish, has its most famous origin is from Ampang near Kuala Lumpur. It has been popularized all over Malaysia including Penang.

The basic type is the finely minced pork stuffed in a white bean curd (tofu). It is cooked in hot water and served in a soup. Then it is eaten dipped with chilly or tomato or soya sauce.

There are now many varieties including stuffings into different vegetables like "Lady's fingers", brinjal, chilly, bitter gourd.

Other additions are all kinds of fish, squid, beef or pork meatballs and fresh leafy vegetables and slices of cuttlefish, coagulated cubes of chicken blood, etc.

You use a tong to select a sample of the variety you want and it will be all combined and prepared in a bowl of clear soup for your indulgence.

There are many Yang Tau Foo stalls including at Gurney Drive Hawker Center, Mandarin Cafe near USM campus at Sungai Dua.

Price: less than US$10
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Theme: Local

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  • Updated Jan 13, 2007
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