Malaysia, Kota Bahru Guide (B): 10 Uniquely Kelantan Dishes To Digest

10 Uniquely Kelantan Dishes To Digest
In a recent interview with Fienuts of Travel Chameleon, I was asked about the best place to find awesome street food in Malaysia. Penang was the (obvious) pick but I also slipped in Kelantan as another destination worth looking into.

While Penang’s food is conceived from legendary back lane pushcarts complete with fiery woks and sweaty cooks, Kelantanese dishes attain prominence through wholesome home-cooked meals fit for a large family.Over the course of three days, I went on a massive food hunt of Kelantan’s finest foods centered around the state capital Kota Bharu and stretched all the way to the towns of Pasir Mas and Rantau Panjang. Here are 10 uniquely Kelantan dishes for you to digest.

1. Fish Head Soup With Iced Honey Tea – Warung Pak Mat Pulau Pisang

Kelantanese cuisine has a reputation for being too sweet but the Fish Head Soup at Warung Pak Mat’s is anything but. The fresh and juicy barramundi is bathed together with pieces of Gearbox (colloquial slang for cattle bones and marrow) in a rich and hearty broth made spicy with some chili. Then, wash that all off with a tall glass of their famous Iced Honey Tea stirred to fine frothiness.

Warung Pak Mat Pulau Pisang
7:30 am – 4:30 am, Daily except Tuesday
Medan Ikan Bakar Kedai Buloh, Jalan Kuala Besar, Kota Bharu
Tel: +60139198131

2. Coconut Ice-Cream – Restoran Sapuroh

The evening east coast heat can be unrelenting at times and the best way to cool down is to gulp down the refreshing ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 10 Uniquely Kelantan Dishes To Digest
Guide Location: Malaysia » Kota Bahru
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Warung Pak Mat Pulau Pisang   Restoran Sapuroh   Yati Ayam Percik   Kopitiam Kita   Baba Ice-Cream – Rantau Panjang   Kedai Makan Kak Za   Restoran by-t Laksam   Nasi Kak Wook Recipe   Pasar Siti Khadijah  
Author: Danial Ariff Bin Ahmad Nordin
Read it on author's website: http://www.dansontheroad.com/2016/09/19/10-uniquely-kelantan-dishes-to-digest/