Street food is by definition found along the streets. In Singapore’s case, the government goal towards modernization caused a huge change in the production, sale, purchase, and consumption of street food products, with the creation of the open-air food markets, called Hawker Centers.


  1. Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee

Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee has densely flavoured roasted noodles. It is made with eggs, bean sprouts, yellow noodles, bee hoon noodles, shrimp, squid, and special seasoned broth and soy sauce. You can finish it with sambal and lime.


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  1. Prawn Vadai

Prawn Vadai is prawn covered in flavourful flour – like a savory prawn donut. It’s remarkably light, airy and fluffy. You can eat it with green chili too!



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  1. Satay Bee Hoon

You’ll only find this in Singapore. This is iconic! They take rice bee hoon noodle and slather it with savoury sweet malty sticky peanut sauce. It’s almost creamy and they rain it with seafood. It’s made with thin rice vermicelli noodle with a variety of proteins such as pork liver, cuttlefish, shrimp, tofu and also kangkong vegetable. It’s so aromatic and peanuty. The flavour of the cuttlefish stands out.


  1. Hainanese Curry Rice

This dish is actually introduced by British Indian – they got fried pork chop, fried prawns, and little meatballs that is so British and slather on sticky yellowish curry sauce. You can choose from dozens of proteins and vegetables.

  1. Tutu Kueh

Rice flour, coconut, peanut chocolate and gula melaka. Sweet and steaming hot.


Hawker food, once sold on the streets and nowadays found exclusively in the hawker centres. Enjoy Singapore!

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