Best Nasi Dagang in Kuala Lumpur

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Hailing from the eastern coast of our Peninsular, the Nasi Dagang is one enticing dish that shouldn't be missed out. It involves a hearty portion of fragrant rice, which varies between the Terengganu and Kelantan states; with a slight difference of using white rice and red-grain rice respectively. Other than that, it's all about the scrumptious and luscious Gulai Ikan Tongkol, which is Mackerel drenched in savoury and spicy curry. Now, to counter that watering mouth of yours, take a look at this list of the best recommended Nasi Dagang in Kuala Lumpur, and never miss out again. 

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    Warung Kak ZaiHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    Imagine a fist, no- two fistfuls of chunky white rice, all infused in a wonderful mix of sweet coconut milk. It’s also known for being perfectly balance between moist and dry textures, fulfilling every bite with satisfaction. But the most alluring part of this place is their Gulai Ikan Tongkol, glazing the entire meal with its savoury and spicy flavours. 

    Tips

    It’s across Ameen Bistro.

    Things to expect

    Signature dishes.

    Best with

    Gulai Ikan Tongkol, Nasi Lemak

    Price

    RM3.00 to RM7.00

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    Warung Kak Zai View restaurant

    No. 1, Jalan AU3/1, 54200, Taman Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
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    0173147566

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    07:00AM—12:00AM
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    Kedai Kak Som

    Ah, seeing them scoop the primarily red grained rice onto the plate will send your heart pounding furiously for some aromatic Nasi Dagang. As the juicy mackerel is ladled out from the curry bath, the luscious combination of dish and rice sends out an aroma that teases your nostrils. Wait till you’re your palate get a hold of this rich, savoury, and spicy dish. 

    Tips

    It’s usually sold out after dinner.

    Things to expect

    They also have other local Eastern dishes.

    Best with

    Nasi Kerabu

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM8.00

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    Kedai Kak Som View restaurant

    No 13 B, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, 50300, Kampung Bharu, Kuala Lumpur
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    0123964082

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    09:00AM—04:00AM
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    Tuu Dok Ko 1488

    A hearty meal can never hurt; in fact, it’s one of the best things you can achieve in a day. The Nasi Dagang here is known for its early sell out, implying that it’s good. You are in treat for some scrumptious dishes here like generous chunks of curry coated fish, stinging sambal, and sweet kerisik; all accompanied by excellent fragrant rice. 

    Tips

    It’s near the Giant Hypermarket.

    Things to expect

    A variety of local dishes.

    Best with

    Extra Kerisik

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM7.00

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    Tuu Dok Ko 1488 View restaurant

    Jalan Samudera Utara 2, Taman Samudera, 53100, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur
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    0192158106

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    06:30AM—08:00PM
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    Che Nah Nasi Dagang

    If you’re looking for your much needed dose of Kelantanese cuisine, you have stumble upon the right place (food truck). The utmost fragrant Nasi Dagang here will taste ravishing when topped with savoury chunks of mackerel, hard boiled eggs, kerisik, and of course, acar. Nothing beats this classic way of getting your breakfast. 

    Tips

    They have a few tables laid out.

    Things to expect

    Quick selling dishes.

    Best with

    Ikan Tongkol (Mackerel), Acar

    Price

    RM3.00 to RM7.00

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    Che Nah Nasi Dagang View restaurant

    Jalan Setia Murni, Damansara Heights, 50490, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    07:00AM—09:00AM
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    07:00AM—10:00AM
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    Nasi Dagang Ulik MayangHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    Why travel to the east coast now that Ulik Mayang is here. Just pulling up by the shop will have you salivating involuntarily. The Terengganu style of Nasi Dagang uses white rice, nevertheless still fragrant and chunky. Top that off with their sweeter version of Gulai Ikan Tongkol and acar for a local relish that is proved suitable even for the uninitiated palates. 

    Tips

    It’s located beside Petronas and Esso.

    Things to expect

    Terengganu’s style of Nasi Dagang.

    Best with

    Nasi Kerabu

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM9.00

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    Nasi Dagang Ulik Mayang View restaurant

    55 & 57G Jalan Melati Utama 4, Taman Melati Utama, 53100, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur
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    0126292342

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    08:30AM—12:00AM
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    Nasi Arab Wadi Daw'anHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    Nasi Arab Wadi Daw'an has kicked every other nasi dagang stall and restaurants idea of nasi dagang to the curbm and reinventing the favoured Malaysian dish and implementing Arabic elements to it. Thus, making it the most Muslim-friendly, tastiest plate of nasi dagang anyone can try today.

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    Nasi Arab Wadi Daw'an View restaurant

    5, Lorong Bukit Keramat 5, Au 1, 54000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 54000, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    07:30AM—06:30PM
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    07:30AM—03:00PM
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    07:30AM—12:00PM
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