10 Of The Cheesiest, Most Sinful Street Food Malaysians Need To Try Right Now

Stuffed with cheese, topped with cheese... everything is just better with cheese!

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1. Roti John stuffed with cheese

Price: RM10.00 per piece

1. Kopi Siam 129, Foodcourt Taman Bukit Teratai, Jalan 1/2, 56100 Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.
2. 129 Burgers in front of 7E Bandar Sri Permaisuri, Cheras

Opening Hours:
Saturday and Sunday, Tuesday to Thursday: 2.00pm to 1.00am
Friday: 4.00pm to 1.00am

Contact Details: Call or send a text to 017-555 1790 if you have any enquiries.

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2. Chicken or beef murtabak stuffed with cheese

Murtabak Cheese Jumbo @ Masjid Murtabak Special No. 1.

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Price Range: RM13 to RM29, depending on the size and type of meat.

Location: Majid Murtabak Special No. 1, No. 38, Lot 5581, Jalan Kurniawan, Kampung Kurnia, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Opening Hours: 12.00pm to 5.00pm daily.

Contact Details: Call or send a text to 012-756 3245 if you have any enquiries.

Murtabak Cheese Sijangkang.

Image via Murtabak Cheese Sijangkang Facebook

Location: Lot 2421, Jalan Bunga Raya, Batu 8 Sijangkang, 42500 Telok Panglima Garang, Selangor.

Opening Hours: 5.00pm to 12.00am from Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday.

Contact Details: Call or send a text to 013-311 0021 if you have any enquiries.


Murtabak Cheese Sungai Penchala.

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Call 013-606 2500 or 013-924 4288 for the exact location at Kampung Bukit Lanjan, Sungai Penchala, Kuala Lumpur. The stall is open from 5.00pm to 10.00pm on weekdays and from 3.00pm to 10.00pm on weekends.

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3. Satay topped with cheese sauce or slices of cheddar cheese

Satay Wak Man.

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Location: Satay Wak Man, No. 34, Kompleks Medan Suri, Sungai Nibong Besar, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang.

Opening Hours: 8.00am to 7.00pm daily.

Contact Details: Call or send a text to 012-541 5216 if you have any enquiries.

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Satay Crown.

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Location: Satay Crown, Kampung Batu Maung, 11900 Batu Maung, Penang. The stall is temporarily closed for business until further notice.

Contact Details: Call or send a message to 017-475 9836 if you have any enquiries, or get updates from their Facebook page.

4. Pisang goreng (banana fritters) topped with grated cheese (sometimes dyed in bright colours). They may also be paired with condensed milk, chocolate drizzle, and other sweet toppings.

These banana fritters can be found in various roadside stalls across the country. Just keep your eyes peeled! :D For starters, you can order some from The Pisang Cheese.

Alternatively, make some colourful ones for yourself!

5. Apam balik with cheese filling

Apam balik special VIP (egg+raisins+cheese) @ Apam Balik Sabar Menanti SpongeBob.

Image via Apam Balik Sabar Menanti SpongeBob Facebook

Location: Apam Balik Sabar Menanti SpongeBob near Masjib Bandaraya Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

Contact Details: Call or send a text to Alfian Yan at 016-847 4790 if you have any enquiries.


Apam balik with cheese and peanuts filling @ Apam Balik Nusantara

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Price Range: RM3.50 to RM9.50 per piece, depending on how many types of filling.

Location: Call Eddie at 017-251 5185 for the stall's exact location at Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur. Alternatively, you can also e-mail [email protected].

Opening Hours:
Sunday to Thursday: 4.00pm to 9.00pm
Friday and Saturday: 5.00pm to 10.00pm


Location: Kiosk @ Jalan SU11, Taman Selayang Utama, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor (main road in front of Selayang Mall).

Contact Details: Call or send a message to Hizami (012-437 4473) or Hamidon (019-281 9804) if you have any enquiries. You can also e-mail [email protected].

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6. Curry puffs with cheese-based filling

Most are actually homemade from recipes you can easily find on the Internet, but you can order ready-made or frozen ones from Instagram @yaticooking4 or Instagram @deannilylee respectively.

Cheese and mushroom curry puffs from @yatiecooking4

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Homemade sausage and cheese curry puffs.

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Cheese currypuffs from Armani Kitchen, London.

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7. Rojak topped with cheese and strawberry pieces

A home-based business in Johor, you can send a message to 013-733 2379 for booking enquiries. Alternatively, you can also reach them via Facebook.

8. Keropok lekor balls with cheesy lava

A specialty snack in Terengganu, you can order some frozen ones here.

9. Ice cream and sponge cake with grated cheese on top

Price: RM18.00 for a 350g cake, available in chocolate, pandan, tiramisu, strawberry, moist chocolate, lemon, and vanilla.

Contact Details: Send a message to 012-387 1976 for booking enquiries.


10. Fried chicken topped with generous amounts of cheesy sauce... and it's only RM2.00 per piece!

Location: Familia Fried Chicken, Jalan 5/27A, Seksyen 4, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur.

Opening Hours: 2.00pm to 7.00pm from Tuesday to Sunday. Closed on Monday.

Contact Details: Call or send a text to 019-243 5974 or 011-2680 5390 if you have any enquiries.

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There truly is no such thing as too much cheese:

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