Malaysia is Like a Plate of Nasi Kandar

By Ahmad Al Farooqi Bin Haja Mohideen, Nidhal Mujahid

November 2016 FEATURE
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“You can travel the world, see the sights, hear the slang and sounds, breathe fragrance otherwise foreign to you and taste exotic food. But home is where the spice and rice is more than nice – especially 7am nasi kandar.” – Jahabar SadiqNasi Kandar as we know it today would be almost unrecognisable to those living during the time of its origin. In the bustling streets of colonial George Town, meandering their way among Indian-Muslim immigrants who were mainly merchants,...

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Ahmad Al Farooqi Bin Haja Mohideen

s an officer at the Penang State Executive Council. A graduate in Political Science from the International Islamic University of Malaysia, he enjoys keeping himself occupied by reading Malaysia's political issues.

Nidhal Mujahid

is just an ordinary man who works as an analyst at Penang Institute. He is inspired by the unique diversity of cultures that exist in Penang.