General Stall: "Ice Nuts & Rojak" Street Food & Hawkers Tip by city_guy

Street Food & Hawkers, Penang: 129 reviews and 152 photos

  A Rojak & Ice Kacang stall
by city_guy

Rojak means a mixture of many different things. It is the same as the salad you can find in Western countries. This dish has been very much appreciated by Malaysian. There are many types of rojak, Malay rojak, Indian rojak, Penang Rojak, Fruits rojak, Rojak with cuttlefish and others.

Penang rojak is a famous dish in Penang. Fresh pineapple, cucumber, sweet turnip (bangkwang), star fruit, green mangoes, pink guavas, bean curds (tau kua) are mixed in hoi sin sauce, prawn paste (hae ko), white sugar, chili powder, shrimp paste (belacan) and finally garnished with pounded roasted ground nuts.

Rojak could be easily available in hawker centers and food courts. The price is reasonable. Therefore, it is a great value for your money.

Favorite Dish:

Ice Kacang (Ice Nuts)

A very popular refreshment and local dessert is Ice Kacang. Yum..yum.!!

It is a sweetish and a combination of crushed ice on top of sweetened red beans top with red sugar syrup and evaporated milk. You can also add in some chestnuts and fruits such as bananas and pineaples if desire to add the flavours.

Ice Kacang is sold at various stalls in town as well as in restaurants too. You can get tour Ice Kacang just RM0.80 - RM2.50 per bowl.

This delicious local dessert must be tried if you're a foreigner. Of course, if you like your refreshments simple, let's try and get yourself a bowl of Ice Kacang today!!

Address: Found all over the island.
Price Comparison: least expensive
Directions: Located throughout the city.
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 0
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 28, 2003
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