The Calories In These 9 Common Singaporean Hawker Centre Dishes Will SURPRISE You

How much of your daily 2000 calorie limit are you busting with these delicious food?
30 September 2020

Singapore’s food heavens

There’s everything to love about hawker food – fuss-free, and delicious, served quickly and cheaply by seasoned hands.

But what makes them delicious is also their very undoing – especially when we look at their calorie count.

Are we fearful of hawker food now that we’re armed with this newly-gained knowledge? Perhaps more than slightly.

Is that going to stop us from indulging in them? Probably not.

* Statistics from Health Promotion Board. Calories are calculated based on a typical portion of a 23 cm plate or 16.5 cm bowl.

By Pinky Chng, May 2016 / Updated July 2019 / Updated by Jashleen Kaur, September 2020

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