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n. A spicy stew from Indonesia or Malaysia.


Laksa is a popular spicy noodle soup in the Peranakan cuisine, which is a combination of Chinese and Malay cuisine. Laksa consists of rice noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup; either based on rich and spicy curry coconut milk, or based on sour asam ( tamarind or gelugur). It can be found in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Southern Thailand.