Char kway teow is very similar to Kwetiau goreng, but Char Kway teow is softer and moister. The dish is one of the most popular street dishes in Malaysia.  

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Char kway teow is made from flat rice noodles. In the Hokkien vernacular, char means “stir-fried” and kway teow refers to flat rice noodles. it is usually cooked with shrimps, eggs, cockles, bean sprouts, chives, and Chinese sausage.  

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All the ingredients are usually fried and coated in soy sauce, while some versions also incorporate shrimp paste, garlic, fried pork lard, and sometimes even yellow wheat noodles. But as Muslim community in Malaysia the char kway teow is without pork lard.  

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You can find char kway teow in streets vendors of Kuala Lumpur city and Goerge Town, Penang at evening till med night. 

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