Penang Street Food: Assam Laksa

Assam Laksa was originally a local Malay delicacy, which later modified by the Chinese ethnic. It is basically a sour and hot soup noodle. The soup base is a fish broth with the addition of the fresh from Assam fruits, spices, groud chili, ginger and onions. The noodles used in Laksa are spaghetti-like rice noodles.

The Laksa is presented by pouring the steaming hot soup onto a bowl full of spagehetti-like rice noodles, shredded fish meat, sliced pineapplesm cucumbers, onions, chopped lettuce, chopped chili, wild ginger buds and mint leaves. With a spoon full of black shrimp paste, this delicacy smells and taste deliciously, and is well liked by the locals.

Recommended hawkers:

1. Keck Seng Coffee Shop

Address 382 & 384, Penang Road
Business Hour: 10.00AM – 4.00PM
Closed: N/A
GPS Coordinates: 5.4164624N,100.3296204E

2. Joo Hooi Coffee Shop

Address: 475 Penang Road
Business Hour: 12 PM – 5.30AM
Closed: Wednesday
GPS Coordinates: 5.4171524N, 100.3306808E

3. Lok Pin Cafe

Address: 72-B, Anson Road, Penang.
Business Hour: 9 am – 6.00 pm
Closed: Alternate Mondays
GPS Coordinates: 5.4162164N, 100.3208084E

4. Nan Guang Coffee Shop

Address: 67, Main Road, Balik Pulau, Penang.
Business Hour: 12:30pm to 3:30pm
Closed: Wednesday
GPS Coordinates: 5.351892N, 100.235846E

5. Indian Laksa (Halal)

Address: 2, Jalan Bawasah, 10050 Penang.
Business hour 12pm – 5.30 pm
Closed: Monday and Tuesday
GPS Coordinates: 5.4215317N, 100.3257065E

Category: Food @ George Town
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