by Anis Khalila

Keropok lekor is the ultimate, fish-based Malaysian snack – one we’ve been munching on since the Tun Sri Lanang days. No matter which background you are from, there’s just no way you can never say no to this Pantai Timur delicacy – that fresh, soft and crispiness of the texture that makes us want more of it. There are more and more variants available these days, but the classic lekor with cili sauce still sends tingles through every Malaysian’s tongue.

So if you’re craving for Terengganu  keropok lekor but you’re stuck in the mundaneness of KL, here is a list of the best places where you can find the real OG keropok lekor in town.

 

Kepok Lekor Tranung

If you’re in Batu Caves area, make sure to drop by this popular stall to get a taste of the best keropok in town! Their keropok is made out of fresh ingredients so that you can actually taste the Losong in them.

Address:  Kepok Lekor Tranung, No.327, Jalan 6, Taman Greenwood, Batu Caves

Contact Number: 019-363 4009

Opening hours: 9.00am – 9.30pm

 

Keropok Lekor Khalifah

Khalifah is guaranteed to be one of the best places to get keropok lekor in town as they serve fresh lekor hot from the stove. This place is famous around the Shah Alam area, so don’t forget to drop by if you’re taking a trip to roundabout city. Make sure to give them a call first if you wish to pre-order some raw keropok.

Address: Lot 3757 B, Jalan Haji Said, Batu 7, Seksyen 30, 40460, Shah Alam, Selangor

Contact number: 0142142241

Opening hours: 12.00pm – 9.00pm

 

Keropok House

Definitely the best place to go for keropok, as you’ve got tons of variety to choose from. Keropok Trading is known as the biggest producer of frozen and dry food in Malaysia for years. But they sure are most famous for their keropok lekor. They also serve freshly grilled otak-otak for their customers, so make sure to try it!

Address: No.39, Jalan Kota Raja L 27/L Hicom Town Centre, Seksyen 27, 40400, Shah Alam, Selangor

Contact: 0351920090

Opening hours: 8.30am -5.30pm

 

Keropok Lekor Fresh

For a taste of various kinds of keropok, head straight to Keropok Lekor Fresh in Gombak. Starting from a small keropok lekor stall from their hometown in Terengganu, they brought the business to KL in 2012 and have been going strong ever since. Besides keropok lekor, you can also try their homemade satar and spicy otak-otak.

 

Address: Lot 1436-H, Sg.Chinchin,Batu 7 3/4,Gombak,Kampong Sungai Chinchin, Kuala Lumpur

Contact number: 017-370 8004

Opening hours: 9.00am – 8.00pm

 

Upeh Lekor

Upeh is known as one of the famous cafes that serves keropok lekor with interesting variety – you can choose from original, garlic, lemongrass and black pepper. You can also purchase their raw pack of keropok along with their homemade sauce.

Address: A-G-6 Blok A, Jalan PJU 1A/3, Taipan 2, Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Contact number: 017-513 4769

Opening hours: 10.00am – 9.00pm

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