Noodles are a staple in most Asian households and one of the core ingredients of its culture. Yellow noodle, glass noodle, vermicelli and many more are some of the versatile ingredients when it comes to creating easy, and quick delicious meals. Packed with flavour when fried, noodles are comforting even when paired with broths. Here are some authentic Malaysian recipes from fellow Malaysians themselves!

1. Fried Glass Noodle

Fried Glass Noodles
Fried Glass Noodles

Bring out your wok for this! Fried Glass Noodle is one of the easiest noodle dishes to make at home. You can add on any leftover ingredients from the fridge and pop it in this dish, it’ll be delicious either way.

2. Bihun Soto  

Bihun Soto

Perfect start of the day and super simple! This dish hugs you like a warm blanket, it radiates comfort. It consists of chicken broth and some additional spices, and you can customise it with your noodle of choice and even add some begedil (deep fried potato patty) to this dish.

3. Sizzling Yee Mee

Sizzling Yee Mee

Smokey, sizzling gravy on a cast iron plate. This dish is commonly found in Malaysia cafeterias and shops. It can easily be replicated at home, give it a try! The ingredients for the gravy are already in your pantry – oyster sauce, and sweet soy sauce. 

4. Mee Bandung

Mee Bandung
Mee Bandung

Despite its name, this dish originates from Malaysia, not Indonesia. For the Malaysians of the South, this is an everyday delicacy in Johor. Savoury, sweet and spicy – it has a combination of earthy flavour and rich spicy broth too. So try and make it yourself to know exactly what we’re talking about!

5. Laksam (Flat Rice Noodles in Fish Gravy)


Let’s venture up north of Malaysia, where you can find this dish to be commonly eaten for breakfast in Kelantan. Challenge yourself and make the noodle yourself, it’s super simple and little room for failure. All you need is rice flour, water and oil. 

These are just some of the few Malaysian noodles for you to try. Explore more on our site from Malaysian noodles to Vietnamese noodles, we got the taste of Asia ready for you!

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