Cendol Dessert

Kuala Lumpur Travel Guides / October 23, 2016
Cendol Dessert Image credit: Li Tsin Soon

Now any foodie knows very well that a great meal would only be perfect if it is capped off with a sweet ending. And when in Malaysia, nothing gets any better than having a refreshing tub of cendol for dessert. It is the best way to cleanse your palate after all the rich food that you had.

A simple recipe of green pandan-flavored rice flour strands with palm sugar syrup, coconut milk, kidney beans and shaved ice is the most glorious thing one can have, especially under the heat of the sweltering sun. If you’re feeling fancy, add some creamed corn, grass jelly or even durian to your cendol.

Here are the best places to get cendol in KL.

  • PENANG ROAD FAMOUS TEOCHEW CENDUL at Cheras Leisure Mall
    For tasty cendol and other penang-style desserts
    What to order: Desserts, Penang curry mee, Rojak
    Price range: RM6.50 to RM9 ($1.56 to $2.16)
    When: 10:00 - 23:00 daily
    Where: L1-43 and 44, Jalan Manis 6, Taman Segar, 56100, Kuala Lumpur
  • STRAITS FOOD COMPANY
    For scrumptious snacks and more in an old-school setting
    What to order: Cendol, Pai tee, Old-fashioned biscuits, Nyonya laksa
    Price range: RM4.50 to RM16 ($1.08 to $3.83)
    When: 10:00 - 22:00 daily
    Where: 2, Jalan Abdullah, Off Jalan Bangsar, Bangsar Utama, 59100, Kuala Lumpur
  • UNCLE CENDOL
    For the best thirst quenchers and desserts
    What to order: Fruit juices, Cendol, Rojak
    Price range: RM3.50 to RM10 ($0.84 to $2.40)
    When: 10:00 - 23:00 daily
    Where: Brein Mall, Jalan Kepong, Jinjang Selatan, 52000, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur
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