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Indian cuisine

Food Heritage

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  • Traditional Chinese Pastries

    Traditional Chinese Pastries

    The huge diversity of Chinese pastries in Singapore, ranging from kueh (sweet or savoury snacks) to biscuits and cakes, reflects the cultural traditions of the local Chinese community. These delicacies have been adapted over time to suit local tastes. For example, ingredients from the region such as pandan (derived from the Pandanus leaf) and kaya (coconut jam) have been added to recipes.

  • Kueh

    Pulot Enti Kelapa

    Kueh (or kuih in Malay) are types of snacks that have become a staple in Singaporean food culture.

  • Roti Prata

    Roti prata

    Roti prata is a type of flatbread with origins from India. The word “roti” is derived from the Hindi language, meaning bread, while “paratha” means flat.

  • Popiah

    Popiah making

    Popiah (薄餅) is a traditional snack believed to be of Chinese Hokkien origin. Popiah, which means “thin snack” or “pancake” in Teochew, refers to a spring roll made from thin flour skin wrapped around finely chopped vegetables and meat.

  • Peranakan Cuisine in Singapore

    peranakan cuisine

    Peranakan cuisine can be described as a hybrid of Chinese (mainly Hokkien but also Hainanese), Malay, Indian, Thai and Western colonial (Portuguese, Dutch and English) influences.

  • Laksa

    laksa

    Laksa is a popular dish in Singapore, containing influences from Chinese, Malay, and other cultures.

  • Malay Cuisine in Singapore

    malay cuisine

    Malay cuisine in Singapore is diverse and rich in traditions. In the past, many Malays were seafaring people and their diet usually included a huge amount of seafood such as squid, prawn and especially fish.

  • Chicken Rice

    chicken rice dish

    Chicken rice is a ubiquitous dish found at almost all eateries in Singapore, from hawker stalls to high-end restaurants.

  • Hainanese Curry Rice

    fried pork

    A plate of Hainanese curry rice usually comprises rice, braised cabbage, and a pork chop, drenched in fragrant curry. Other signature components are braised pork cooked in the Hokkien or Peranakan style, and chicken curry.

  • Char Kway Teow

    Char kway teow (炒粿条), or stir-fried flat rice noodles, is a popular dish which can be commonly found in hawker centres, food courts and coffee shops in Singapore.

    Char kway teow (炒粿条), or stir-fried flat rice noodles, is a popular dish which can be commonly found in hawker centres, food courts and coffee shops in Singapore.

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