: Thin Coconut Milk
: To melt, To liquefy.
also called Lada, Cili
[Malay], Lat Chew [Chinese],
in different parts of the world, it is
a hot Chile, Chilly, Chilli or
: Bird Chili, Thai Bird Chili,
also called Cili Padi [Malay].
Lat Chew Chai [Chinese], Usi
: Dried Chili. Lat
Chew Kow [Chinese], Kanjha
: Green Chili. Cheng Lay
Chew [Chinese], Patchai Milahai.
: Red Chili. Hoong Lat Chew
[Chinese], Sovapu Milahai [Tamil].
: To mix.
Campur : Mixed Rice.
A meal of rice with several side
Chai Choy [Chinese]
: To dip in boiling liquid.
called Nangka [Malay], Chempelut, Mung
Kat [Chinese], Palap Palam [Tamil]
is a popular local snack.
Ku, Choh Ku [Chinese], Kalan [Tamil]
Kering : Dried Mushroom. Tung
Ku [Chinese], Kalan Vathal [Tamil].
Chinese for Mustard Greens.
Chinese Roast Pork.
Lean cuts of pork, usually tenderloin,
is seasoned with soy sauce, garlic,
sugar and roasted. The red color roast
pork can be sliced and served with
rice, like the popular Chinese
take-out Roast Pork Rice. It can be used as a
filling for savory snacks and
dumplings such as Char Siu Pao [
Roast Pork Buns].
It can be used as an ingredient or
garnish for fried rice and noodles
Wantan Mee [Thin Egg Noodles with
Chinese Roast Pork and Wontons].
Chinese for Intestines, usually from the pig.
The fresh innards are
thoroughly cleaned, and may be sold
pre-cooked or roasted. It is popular with
the older generation in soups and
Moey or Congee [Rice
Porridge]. Lamb or
goat intestines are sometimes made
into satay [Satay Perut].
Chee Cheong Fun
Rice Noodle Rolls
of this rice noodles is in Chinese
means Intestine Noodles, due to
the way it looks. Flat sheets of made
from rice flour, and soft in texture, are
rolled into 'logs'. Dried
shrimp or chives may sometimes be
embedded in the rice sheets. It is a
popular breakfast dish. The freshly
steamed noodles are garnished simply
with 2 or 3 different sauces, such as
Hoisin [Chinese Plum Sauce], soy
sauce and chili sauce and sprinkled
with toasted sesame seeds.
Kam Ma Lu Lat Chew [Chinese],
Kudhu Milahai [Tamil]
Sweet Green Pimento.
Bubur Nasi, Kanji [Malay]
Chinese for Rice Porridge. It is made by boiling a small
amount of raw rice
substantial amount of water. Leftover
cooked rice can also be used. There are 2
types - one in which the rice grains are still
visible, and the other, a thin white
The rice porridge may be served
with a variety of savory side dishes,
Teochew style. It can be used as a
base for chicken, pork, fish or other
types of rice porridge.
Yu Choy, Yau Choy [Chinese],
Chuka [Tamil], Edible Rape
A popular leafy
green vegetable used to garnish many
Hawker [Street Vendor] noodle
: Black Vinegar. Hak Choe [Chinese], Karuppu Chuka [Tamil].