Definitions

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  • n. A spicy stew from Indonesia or Malaysia.

Etymologies

From Malay laksa. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal This traditional spicy soup called curry laksa is made with shrimp paste, coconut milk, string bean, cucumber, fish ball, tofu puff and Vietnamese mint.

    Malaysian and More

  • The old Indonesian and Malaysian name laksa shows that this pasta originated in Persia, not from a Chinese source as in the case of the modern Indonesian name mie.

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  • Edmond Ho, Jambu Studio for The Wall Street Journal To describe laksa, seen here at the StraitsKitchen, as noodles in a fish broth ( "laksa" refers to the noodle) falls somewhat short of doing it justice.

    Street Food, Smart Setting

  • I found the house in time for breakfast, ready to feast on wonderful Malaysian food, especially Chinese peranakan dishes, such as laksa and nasi lemak, and Indian drinks like teh tarik and susu bandung.

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  • POOR Penang, ever since it was ruled by the Pakatan Rakyat government, there has never been a good story when it comes to federal assam laksa which is otherwise known as Penang laksa - which is close to the hearts and palates of Penangites.

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  • 5 Jalan SS21/37, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya The northern state of Penang has Malaysia's richest, most-varied hawker-food scene, and Little Penang Kafe in the Suria KLCC mall brings the street inside with its assam and curry laksas ( "laksa" refers to the noodle, by the way) and smoky char kway teow

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  • There are as many versions of laksa as there are chefs that cook it, so feel free to experiment with different substitutions depending on what is fresh and what is available.

    How To Make Singapore Laksa With Chef Brad Farmerie

  • We recently visited the kitchen of Double Crown in New York, where chef Brad Farmerie also of Public showed us how to make their Singapore laksa.

    How To Make Singapore Laksa With Chef Brad Farmerie

  • The only hard thing about the laksa paste is finding all of the unusual ingredients but a trip to an Asian market should meet this challenge.

    How To Make Singapore Laksa With Chef Brad Farmerie

  • Our take on traditional Singapore laksa came on the menu courtesy of Chris Rendell, the Chef de Cuisine at Double Crown.

    How To Make Singapore Laksa With Chef Brad Farmerie

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