Penang Nasi kandar


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  • Friday, 16 Sep 2016

NASI kandar started out as food for the coolies, but today is a sublime treat for fans who can’t get enough of its addictive tastiness.

In the 1900s, itinerant Indian Muslim hawkers would sell rice and curry to dock workers at Weld Quay in George Town, Penang. They would carry their rice and curries in pots which they hung on a bamboo pole carried on their shoulders.

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