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How to Find a Halal Restaurant In Malaysia

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In Malaysia. we are extremely blessed because finding halal food is a walk in the park. Whether it’s Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Indian, or Western cuisine, most of the time you can easily find halal variations of it, especially in big cities like Kuala Lumpur, Georgetown, and Johor Bahru.

But for K, it wasn’t that easy for him. Back in China, most of the restaurants and fast food giants like KFC and McDonald’s aren’t Muslim-friendly, so it took him a while to come to the realisation that these fast food joints are in fact halal in Malaysia. In fact, he used to only eat at restaurants that carry the halal logo.

Now if you are a foreigner and are not sure on how to determine whether a particular restaurant in Malaysia is halal, here’s a quick guide that would insha’Allah make it easier for you.

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#2 – Top 3 Chinese Muslim Food Links

In this month’s link roundup, you can find 3 of the best Chinese Muslim food industry’s content. Here are our top picks:

Ikhwan berdakwah melalui ‘bakkwa’

Selalu hati tertanya-tanya, bagaimanakah rasa bakkwa ini terutama apabila ia daripada daging ayam? Tapi hajat itu dipendam saja kerana tahu ia tidak halal.

Apabila mengetahui sudah ada keluaran yang halal, tentu saja ingin merasanya. Ia dijual oleh Ikhwan Ng, yang berpusat di Taiping, Perak.

Jenuh juga merancang pertemuan dengan Ikhwan supaya dapat mendengar sendiri dia bercerita mengenai bakkwa ini. Namun jarak antara kami membuatkan ia tidak mudah direalisasikan sehinggalah pertengahan Oktober tahun lalu apabila penulis ke Taiping kerana menganjurkan program ziarah amal dan menceriakan wad 14, Hospital Taiping.

Kunjungan ini dimanfaatkan untuk bertemu Ikhwan dan bakkwanya.

I’ve known brother Ikhwan since his active blogging days. He still blogs at Another Chinese Muallaf, though not as often. He’s more active on Facebook now.

About a few years ago he started his Chinese Muslim food business and we did an entry on it – Ikhwan Ng’s Halal Delight.

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3 Chinese Light Food You Should Try

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Lotus leaf rice 糯米雞

Gone are the days when you have to go all the way to China just to eat halal Chinese food. Nowadays, there are many restaurants in Malaysia that serve Chinese Muslim cuisine. These restaurants are usually owned by local Chinese Muslims or Chinese Muslims from China. While some restaurants retain the authentic Chinese flavour, some would adapt it to the local taste. Continue reading “3 Chinese Light Food You Should Try”