This Nasi Lemak Bunga Telang Is Gold Medal Worthy

Malaysian food is obviously the best in the world.

We’re not saying that just because we’re Malaysian, but because people from all over the world love it too - especially our iconic nasi lemak!

this nasi lemak bunga telang is gold medal worthyPhoto: Astro Awani

“Thank God, a gold medal for nasi lemak bunga telang” says Facebook user Siti Safura Mohd Tawil, after she emerged as champion in the Asia-India category of the 2020 Chef Ireland Culinary Competition. 

According to Bernama, the competition was held in Dublin, Ireland, and was organised by a panel of Irish chefs. 

Siti Safura put forth one of Malaysia’s unique and well-loved dish, the nasi lemak bunga telang - made up of blue coloured rice, rendang ayam, kerabu, and crunchy keropok ikan. 

this nasi lemak bunga telang is gold medal worthyPhoto: Astro Awani

In her Facebook post, she also thanked those who have supported her throughout the competition.

“Thank you Malaysian Ambassador Zakaria Nasir and wife, Junaidah for your endless support. Also thanks Chef Boy, Chef Fauzan, Dr. Esa and Razman for your advice and insights. It is very much appreciated!”. 

Malaysians, of course, flooded her Facebook comments with kind words and wishes on her achievement. 

Congratulations, Safura for highlighting our amazing local food! 

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat