After 90 years, nasi kandar goes back to Chennai

PENANG: Penang’s famed nasi kandar has, literally, returned to its “birthplace” after almost 100 years with the opening of the first outlet in Tamil Nadu, India, recently. 

The opening of Pelita Samudra Pertama’s first branch in Chennai, is all the more significant because this was where nasi kandar’s original masala (mixed spice paste) recipe came from. 

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