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Mee Siam
(Rice Vermicelli in Spicy Sour Gravy)


Noodle Type:
Rice Vermicelli (Mee Hoon)
Nyonya Cuisine
Food Spiciness:
Medium - High
Famous at:
Throughout Malaysia
Gravy of spices, tamarind &preserved soybeans paste
Main Ingredients:
Toppings of Boiled egg, spring onions, fried beancurd
Price Range:
(Hawker) RM3.00-RM5.00
(Restaurant) RM6-RM10.00



     This noodle dish is famous at both Malaysia and its neighboring country, Singapore. It’s more common to find dry version of Mee Siam in Malaysia, unlike Singapore which offers Mee Siam in gravy version. The ingredients of this noodle dish are minimal, and instead gain much of its flavor from the assorted spices used such as chili paste, shallot, candlenut and tamarind.


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