Melaka's Food Paradise

There are various types of food in Melaka which are famous such as the Satay Celup and Tandoori Chicken. It is not a surprise that the popularity of these food could attract lots of tourists !

Nyonya Laksa

This Nyonya cuisine was initiated by the Peranakans, descendants of early Chinese migrants who inter-married the local Malays.

There is a difference between Nyonya laksa and curry laksa where Nyonya laksa broth is prepared using chicken and prawns, while curry laksa uses chicken stock.


Satay or sate is a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, served with a sauce. These are grilled or barbecued over a wood or charcoal fire, then served with various spicy seasonings.

Good consistency on the peanut sauce and the taste is just right without being overly sweet.

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken is a popular Indian dish consisting of roasted chicken prepared with yogurt and spices.

The name comes from the type of cylindrical clay oven, tandoor, in which the dish is traditionally prepared.

Asam Pedas Fish

The main ingredients of this dish is fish or seafood, okra, eggplant, long bean and tomato. This dish is cooked in asam (tamarind) juice with chili and different spices.

A very hot and mild sour fish curry making it very appetizing and is best to go with white rice.

Satay Celup

This is a dish where an assortment of raw and semi-cooked seafood, meat (including raw meat) and vegetables on skewers are dunked into a hot boiling pot of satay gravy.

The price of a skewer usually varies from RM0.80 – RM1.00 subject to restaurants.

Coconut Shake

Nothing can be more refreshing and rejuvenating compared to having a glass of tropical coconut shake while watching the sun goes down in the evening.

This hottest drink in town is made up of fresh ice-blended coconut juice topping with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream.