Nasi Kandar Kampung Melayu @ Kampung Melayu, Air Hitam

I have heard a lot about the famous Nasi Kandar at Kampung Melayu but never tried it before due to their operating hours from 6:30am to noon. Having Nasi Kandar early in the morning just seems kinda odd, don’t you think? Well, at least for me.
But hey everything gotta have its first time, right? Moreover it is said to be one of the best and also the hidden gem among the already well known ones like Hameediyah, Kayu, Pelita, Line Clear, Merlin and Shariff so there’s simply no reason to skip this.

Nasi-Kandar-Kampung-Melayu

A huge piece of chicken, some squids (full with eggs) and a portion of long beans cost RM8. Not too expensive considering its Nasi Kandar but not cheap as well. Reasonable at best, as I could be easily ‘chopped’ RM12-15 for the same dishes at other places.


customers

Don’t be discouraged by the huge crowd of customers because the service is quick and efficient. The workers have good attitude and genuinely wants to serve you unlike some large chained Nasi Kandar restaurants. You should know what I mean lol.

Nasi-Kandar

I felt Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar’s curry dishes are cooked with generous but balanced amount of spices, making them pleasantly rich in taste. One taste was enough to tell the difference between them and the rest. And you will be happy to know that not much oil is present in the gravies, which is always a good thing in any food.

Nasi-Kandar-dishes

Almost 15-20 dishes are available everyday, in which they are not fixed. I was kinda sad my favorite kari kambing was not available that day lol.

roti-canai-kampung-melayu

If Nasi Kandar is really too heavy as breakfast, roti canai is available as an alternative. It has received equal acclaim among the frequent customers.

kedai-kopi-kampung-melayu

In all, a very good Nasi Kandar but Shariff Nasi Kandar Istimewa remains my favorite for being equally good and much more affordable. Anyway, Nasi Kandar Kampung Melayu is located at Kedai Kopi Kampong Melayu, a coffee shop located at the ground floor of a large flat, next to a morning market. So you should know the the surrounding is pretty questionable and not so hygienic.

Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar
A-29, Ground Floor, Rumah Pangsa,
Jln Kampung Melayu,
Kampung Melayu, Air Hitam
GPS Coordinates: N5 24.007 E100 17.067
Tel: 019 5755 877, 012 5839771
Open 6:30am to 12:30pm (days off not fixed)

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I have heard a lot about the famous Nasi Kandar at Kampung Melayu but never tried it before due to their operating hours from 6:30am to noon. Having Nasi Kandar early in the morning just seems kinda odd, don’t you think? Well, at least for me.
But hey everything gotta have its first time, right? Moreover it is said to be one of the best and also the hidden gem among the already well known ones like Hameediyah, Kayu, Pelita, Line Clear, Merlin and Shariff so there’s simply no reason to skip this.

Nasi-Kandar-Kampung-Melayu

A huge piece of chicken, some squids (full with eggs) and a portion of long beans cost RM8. Not too expensive considering its Nasi Kandar but not cheap as well. Reasonable at best, as I could be easily ‘chopped’ RM12-15 for the same dishes at other places.


customers

Don’t be discouraged by the huge crowd of customers because the service is quick and efficient. The workers have good attitude and genuinely wants to serve you unlike some large chained Nasi Kandar restaurants. You should know what I mean lol.

Nasi-Kandar

I felt Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar’s curry dishes are cooked with generous but balanced amount of spices, making them pleasantly rich in taste. One taste was enough to tell the difference between them and the rest. And you will be happy to know that not much oil is present in the gravies, which is always a good thing in any food.

Nasi-Kandar-dishes

Almost 15-20 dishes are available everyday, in which they are not fixed. I was kinda sad my favorite kari kambing was not available that day lol.

roti-canai-kampung-melayu

If Nasi Kandar is really too heavy as breakfast, roti canai is available as an alternative. It has received equal acclaim among the frequent customers.

kedai-kopi-kampung-melayu

In all, a very good Nasi Kandar but Shariff Nasi Kandar Istimewa remains my favorite for being equally good and much more affordable. Anyway, Nasi Kandar Kampung Melayu is located at Kedai Kopi Kampong Melayu, a coffee shop located at the ground floor of a large flat, next to a morning market. So you should know the the surrounding is pretty questionable and not so hygienic.

Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar
A-29, Ground Floor, Rumah Pangsa,
Jln Kampung Melayu,
Kampung Melayu, Air Hitam
GPS Coordinates: N5 24.007 E100 17.067
Tel: 019 5755 877, 012 5839771
Open 6:30am to 12:30pm (days off not fixed)

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16 Comments on “Nasi Kandar Kampung Melayu @ Kampung Melayu, Air Hitam

  1. Wah!! ur nasi kandar is full of dishes.. we oso wish to have a plate of that, but would be best to have tat as lunch instead of breakfast..
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  2. I think this was our ex-PM’s favourite nasi kandar.
    Can’t seem to locate this particular stretch of flats, but the plateful of goodness (though it may look otherwise to first timers!) for RM8′s rather reasonable.
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  3. I just discovered your food blog on my search for new food blogs to read. Absolutely love it!

    I live in Thailand (been here 8 years) and visit Malaysia several times a year (it’s my second favorite country, after Thailand, and I love Malaysian food. Have really enjoyed looking through your photos and will definitely be checking back daily.
    .-= Michelle@TastyThailand´s last blog ..Fried Chicken and Som Tam at Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok =-.

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  4. JD

    Wah the Nasi Kandar looks very oily. But the oilier the better…
    .-= JD´s last blog ..BBQ Japanese Style @ Yakiniku, Pandan Indah =-.

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  5. Even our ex PM Tun Dr M was there to have his fix.
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  6. rm8 is quite cheap eh….nice…
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  7. madbosco

    ahaks..it’s my kampong nasik kandar…
    very mouth watering temptation…

    even some of kampong’s cabin crew staff tapau it to overseas…
    morning nasik kandar at kampong melayu and the evening at london…

    wadda curry flavour smelly hand… yummyyy…

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  8. I just discovered your food blog on my search for new food blogs to read. Absolutely love it!

    I live in Thailand (been here 8 years) and visit Malaysia several times a year (it’s my second favorite country, after Thailand, and I love Malaysian food. Have really enjoyed looking through your photos and will definitely be checking back daily.
    .-= Michelle@TastyThailand´s last blog ..Fried Chicken and Som Tam at Chatuchak Weekend Market, Bangkok =-.

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  9. This is much cheaper than many other nasi kandars around.
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  10. It’s really helpful for me which I have ever seen.Its presented well and nicely written which easy to understand.Thank you very much for the information.

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  12. tobasco

    this is indeed the best nasi kandar imho
    mainly bcos of the generous amount of shallots/onions in their cooking
    and the price is much much more reasonable compared to other places
    and for others info, this nasi kandar opens at night too but at their branch in Farlim, believe me i know :)
    happy eating

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  13. wow..!! Its Superb nasi kandar…. and very cheap!!
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  14. laili hanum merican

    the very best nasi kandaq ever, really miss my kampung, kampung melayu ayer itam.

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  15. Hana

    hi. i would like to use your images in my speech about “nasi kandar” :)
    thanks.

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    1. OK, please credit your sources appropriately
      Thanks

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