Today’s dish is very popular in Malaysia, this dish is Yau Char Kwai. It has many names yau char kwai, youtiao, Chinese cruller, Chinese fried churro, Chinese oil stick, Chinese doughnut, Chinese breadstick, fried breadstick, and the Malay call it cakoi.
Yau Char Kwai is a long golden-brown deep-fried strip of dough popular in Malaysia. It usually served for breakfast with rice congee or dipped in soy milk, the long golden-brown snack is also eaten with bak kut teh or simply to munch on when you’re feeling puckish.
But the Malays in Malaysia ate it with Kaya jam. You can find it at street venders.
Yau char kwai is light, airy and chewy texture and the Malays in Malaysia ate it with Kaya jam. You can find it at street venders.