There’s something for everyone in Singapore.
Singapore is not short of halal local cuisine, but here are some places that we’d like to bring to your attention, and are definitely worth checking out.
Serving authentic Singapore fare featuring laksa, mee siam, and handmade popiah (spring rolls), Qi Ji is a great place for a simple introduction to local food.
We love the variety of nasi lemak set offered where you can choose chicken wing, otah (grilled fish cake), egg, chicken cutlet, fish, cuttlefish fillet, chicken sausages, among others. Complement your meal with one of their homemade local drinks — bandung, barley, chrysanthemum tea and more.
You can also all of this yumminess order online.
Famed for their coffee, Old Town White Coffee also serves up a decent selection of local dishes such as hor fun, mee hoon, chicken rice, mee rebus, nasi lemak, and pan mee. If you’re looking for something light, choose from their Breads and Bun selection which includes kaya and butter toast, egg toast, and garlic butter toast.
Halal herbal chicken soup is rather hard to come by in Singapore but you’ll be able to get not just chicken but halal herbal beef as well at Singa Goody. Their herbal chicken options include chong cao chicken soup, emperor herbal chicken soup and ba zhen chicken herbal soup (pictured).
Housed in Paya Lebar Square, this joint offers halal casual meals including satay, cheesy chicken meatballs, beef rendang, lontong with seafood, beef laksa, curry chicken rice, ginseng chicken, sweet and sour fish, fried wanton, bee hoon with chicken.
930 Yishun Ave 2, #02-155 NorthPoint City South Wing, Singapore 768019
Specialising in piping hot claypot dishes (pictured), Pot Luck’s menu includes delicious options such as fish head curry, chicken curry, egg, tom yum seafood, seafood tofu, yong tau foo, carrot beef brisket, sweet and sour fish, and sesame oil chicken.
They also have vegetable claypot dishes such as sayur lodeh (soup with vegetables in coconut milk) and nai bai cai (milk cabbage) with mushroom.
But if you’re feeling indulgent, keep a look out for their crab dishes!
#01-101A IMM, 2 Jurong East St 21, Singapore 609601
This popular family restaurant is not only halal but quickly became fan-favourite after opening its first outlet in Marsiling. Since then, not only has the menu expanded, but it now includes several local favourites like hotplate dishes and Sichuan mala, while experimenting to produce interesting dishes like durian chicken.
By Muneerah Bee, June 2016 / Updated by Melodi Ghui, June 2019
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