Malaysia is a melting pot of cuisine and culture, especially the former. From Malay cuisine, Chinese cuisine, Indian cuisine to different ethnics cuisines in East Malaysia, Malaysians will never run out of choices when it comes to food. Malaysian Chinese cuisine comes with a long list of noodle dishes, one, in particular, Pan Mee Soup.
What Is Pan Mee Soup?
Pan Mee is a springy and chewy noodle dish that is popular in the capital of Malaysia and food lovers from all over the world would come to have a slurp of this amazing dish. Pan Mee is a hand-torn type of noodle, made by tearing the noodle dough into small bite-size chunks and boiling them until they are all soft and chewy.
It is cooked in anchovies broth with ingredients such as minced meat, vegetables, mushrooms, shrimps, fish balls, half-boiled egg, and some chilli paste for those who love the spicy flavour in their meal.
Varieties Of Pan Mee Style
There are two types of Pan Mee, namely Chilli Pan Mee and Pan Mee Soup. Chilli Pan Mee is commonly found in hawker stalls and food courts in shopping malls. It is generally spicy and has always been one of Malaysian’s favourite noodle dishes. Meanwhile, Pan Mee Soup is usually made in clear soup broth with moderate spiciness. So for those who want to go easy on their bellies and taste buds, you can opt for Pan Mee Soup.
Where To Find Pan Mee Soup?
Pan Mee is a famous noodle dish, especially in Kuala Lumpur. The very first Pan Mee eatery was established in Kuala Lumpur, and today there is a lot of restaurants and hawker centres that sell Pan Mee Soup. Here are some recommendations on where to find this amazing dish:
- Pan Mee
- Face To Face Noodle House
- Heng Heng Pan Mee (Wei Yi Unique Cafe)
- Meet Mee Danau
- Bo Kei Pan Mee
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