Jom! makan 'bak kut teh'KUALA LUMPUR: The "halal" version of "bak kut teh", a popular Chinese dish, can be savoured at the "Fabulous Food 1Malaysia" event at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) from Dec 18 to 20.
The dish will be prepared by the executive chef of the JW Marriot Hotel, Zaffar Abdul Samad, for 300 people daily, said Eileen Chew, director of projects and public relations of Expomal International, which is organising the event with Tourism Malaysia.
"Like nasi lemak, the traditional food of the Malay community, which can be savoured by all Malaysians, we also want this popular Chinese dish to be experienced by the other communities," she told reporters.
The halal bak kut teh dish will have chicken, seafood and vegetables as the ingredients, and will be cooked with 10 types of herbs, including angelica, cloves and orange peel.