What kind of food do you prefer for breakfast? Some people will go for oats, breads and milk while some other people would love to have something heavier to get fueled up for an energetic morning. So what’s your favorite? Here are the best 10 heavy breakfast choices that you may like, let’s take a look before you make your decision!
(The restaurants are listed in no particular order. Some of the establishments below are non halal.)
1. Giant Bowl Curry Noodle @ Coca Seafood Restaurant
This Giant Bowl Curry Noodle has been going viral on the internet in recent months. The specialty of this curry noodle is you get to add on fried wantan, roasted pork, char siu, fried 'fu zhuk' and other ingredients to your normal bowl of curry noodle and guess what? With so many ingredients added, the price is still not more than RM9.00. The famous curry noodle always sold out before 9am, so be there early to avoid disappointment.
2. Steamed Rice @ Tuck Cheong Restaurant
Located in Pudu, Tuck Cheong is one of the most popular dim sum places among KL folks. This time-honoured restaurant is famous for its steamed rice. The delicious gravy loaded steamed rice is topped with ingredients similar to loh mai gai (chicken glutinous rice) such as tender chicken, mushrooms and Chinese sausage. The steamed rice is the bestselling hot cake so it always ran out fast before 10am, and it is only available on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
3. Beef noodle @ Kedai Kopi Lai Foong
There are 3 big names that sell beef noodle in Petaling Street: Shin Kee, Soong Kee and this stall in Lai Foong. The beef noodle here is well known for its flavourful soup and plentiful choices of beef innards such as tripe, stomach, tendon, leaf tripe and intestine. Also, ham choi (salted vegetable) and pork lards are added to give a touch of sourness and a more delicate fragrant finish to the soup. They have very tender and juicy meatballs too, do not hesitate to order a bowl for sharing!
4. Hainanese Chicken Chop @ Yut Kee Restaurant
Yut Kee Restaurant is housed in an eye-catching red building located at Jalan Kamunting, Dang Wangi. You will probably see many people waiting outside the restaurant once you’ve reached the place. Yut Kee takes pride on its Hainanese cuisine and its Hainanese Chicken Chop is the must-have. Crispy chicken chop ‘drowned’ in yummy brown sauce, accompanied by potato wedges and colourful vegetables and beans. What a hearty breakfast! Besides, the roasted pork roll with apple dressing that sells only on Fridays and Sundays is one of their signatures too.
5. Chicken Nest Bun @ Clan Dim Sum Restaurant
Chicken Nest Bun is the specialty in Sri Petaling, and Clan Dim Sum Restaurant is the place if you would like to have the most authentic Chicken Nest Bun, because Clan is the seedbed of it! Chicken Nest Bun is Chinese bun stuffed with loh mai gai (chicken glutinous rice). The soft and fluffy bun absorbs the flavourful gravy of loh mai gai so you don’t have to waste a drop. It is not only delicious but also tummy filling which makes it a perfect choice for breakfast!
6. Yong Tau Fu @ Madras Lane Yong Tau Fu
This Yong Tau Fu stall located at Madras Lane food court in Chinatown has been operating for more than 60 years and it is really popular among the locals and tourists. The Yong Tau Fu fish paste is freshly made daily to assure its quality. The perfectly seasoned and kneaded fish paste stuffed in vegetables makes an awesome breakfast as it is nutritious with protein and fibre all in one bite!
7. Nasi Lemak @ Village Park Restaurant
Morning made better with some awesome Nasi Lemak! Nasi Lemak is indeed all Malaysians’ favourite and Village Park Restaurant in Damansara Uptown serves one of the best Nasi Lemak in Klang Valley. Fragrant coconut rice accompanied by crispy and flavourful fried chicken, peanuts, deep fried anchovies, cucumber, hard-boiled egg and fiery hot sambal, the Nasi Lemak in Village Park is pretty straightforward but worth waiting for!
8. Fried Spaghetti @ Mong Kok Food Centre
Early in the morning you can already spot a long queue in front of Mong Kok food centre, and it is for the famous fried spaghetti! Located in Kepong, this western food hawker stall serves delicious fried spaghetti that has delightful essence of wok (or commonly known as ‘wok hei’). You can choose to pair it with sausage and sunny side up, or tender grilled chicken according to your personal preference.
9. Bak Kut Teh @ Kee Heong Bak Kut Teh
Bak Kut Teh is typically eaten as breakfast. It’s a great enjoyment to have your tummy filled with hot soup and a bowl of fluffy rice in the morning. Kee Heong stands the name of the best Bak Kut Teh among folks in Klang area. They serve two kinds of Bak Kut Teh, the common soup-based Bak Kut Teh with aromatic herbal broth and dry Bak Kut Teh that is cooked with additional ingredients like ladyfingers, dried chili and dried squids with a tangy finish.
10. Chili Pan Mee @ Kin Kin Restaurant
Chili Pan Mee is such a hit food among Chinese especially in Klang Valley, and Kin Kin’s Chili Pan Mee has gained quite a huge fame for its springy noodle and aromatic dried chili flakes. The noodle is served with a poached egg and it’s recommended to mix the egg thoroughly with the noodle for a smoother texture. You get to add the dried chili flakes according to your personal liking so feel free to add more if you love spicy food!