Kueh/ Kuih are Malaysian and Singaporean cakes usually steamed or deep-fried. Kueh are food normally taken for breakfast, afternoon tea, supper or as snacks. Some kueh are also taken like a dessert or even appetizer.

Check out some of the many types of Kueh you can get in Penang.....

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Cukuk Udang - Prawn fritters, Malay-style (halal)

  • Stall at Hawker centre Jalan Johor, beside Datuk Kramat Padang (Padang Brown)

Egg Tart

  • Ng Kee Cake Shop, Lebuh Cintra, George Town

Ham Chim Peng/ You chia Kueh - Fried pastry/ bread

  • Stall along Lebuh Cintra (evening) or shop behind De Tai Tong Café, George Town
  • Back lane of Jalan Citra

Nonya Koay/ Nonya Kueh / Nyonya Kuih

  • Medan Selera Taman Free School, Jalan P. Ramlee
  • Stall at Hawker Center, Bayan Baru market (near Sunshine Square)
  • (Mee Koo Kueh) Hoo Peng, Lorong Selamat, George Town
  • (Ang Koo Kueh or Sweet bun) Eaton Kuih Centre Sdn Bhd., 101/139M Jalan Teh Ewe Lim
  • Ah Kheng’s nyonya kueh, Batu Lancang Market, off Green Lane
  • Moh Teng Pheow Nyonya Kuih, 53, Muntri Street. Tel: 012-415 2677. Open 10am to late afternoon. Closed on Mondays.
  • Lorong Delima 6, Island Glades
  • (Chai Kuih & Kuih Talam) 1W, Gotlieb Road; 12pm-5:30pm

Pepper biscuits

  • Ng Kee Cake Shop, Lebuh Cintra, George Town


Bak Chang

  • Corner shop across the junction of Cintra/Cambel street

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