There isn't a better way to experience Perlis than to have a local breakfast by a paddy field. After all, the main economic activity at the northernmost state in Malaysia is rice farming, so Perlis has nothing short of the most beautiful views of expansive paddy fields and the best rice dishes to offer its visitors.

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    Breakfast by the Paddy Field: Warung Tepi Sawah, Kangar, Perlis

    We arrived at Warung Tepi Sawah a little over 10 in the morning, but it was already brimming with people. Cars of customers were parked on both sides of the road, causing a mild congestion but the food and view that await you will definitely be worth the wait.

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    Breakfast by the Paddy Field: Warung Tepi Sawah, Kangar, Perlis
    Warung Tepi Sawah Kangar, Perlis
    Warung Tepi Sawah, Kangar, Perlis is located right by the main road
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    Beautiful view at Warung Tepi Sawah, Kangar, Perlis
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    Warung Tepi Sawah gets filled up really quickly, so be sure to get here early!


    Affordable Traditional Perlis Dishes

    Once inside, you need to search high and low for a vacant table or stand around and wait until there is one. A server will come to take your orders (although you might need to catch their attention with either a wave or an eye contact as everyone is pretty busy) and everything in the menu except Nasi Lemak will be brought to your table. For Nasi Lemak, simply make your way to the counter up front to grab your own portion.

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    The making of Warung Tepi Sawah's signature Roti Bakar Telur Gedik
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    Roti Lenggang with sambal at Warung Tepi Sawah
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    Capati Peknga station at Warung Tepi Sawah
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    Menu Warung Tepi Sawah
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    One of the many skillful cooks at Warung Tepi Sawah
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    Menu Warung Tepi Sawah, Kangar, Perlis


    Food Menu at Warung Tepi Sawah, Perlis

    We had to try everything on the menu.

    All the dishes offered here are authentically local - using locally sourced ingredients and cooked the local way. If you are hoping to try dishes that can only be found in this region of the world, be sure to order Roti Peknga - a type of soft coconut flatbread that is dipped in either curry or sambal, as well as Roti Lenggang which is a type of thin savory pancakes very similar to crepes - also to be dipped in curry or sambal. (You'll soon notice that most Malay dishes in Malaysia are wonderfully accompanied by flavorful dips and sauces!)

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    Nasi Lemak at Warung Tepi Sawah comes with beautiful green rice steamed in fragrant pandan leaves and coconut milk 
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    Breakfast by the Paddy Fields: Warung Tepi Sawah
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    Nasi Lemak at Warung Tepi Sawah
    Rice cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaves, served with fried anchovies, peanuts, chili sambal and egg.
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    Pulut Ikan Masin at Warung Tepi Sawah
    Glutinious rice with salted fish and grated coconut
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    Every Malaysian meal must be accompanied with local black coffee Kopi-O and Teh Tarik
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    Peknga or soft coconut flatbread served with curry and sambal
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    Roti Bakar Telur Gedik
    Margerine toasts topped with runny eggs
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    Our breakfast at Warung Tepi Sawah, Kangar, Perlis
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    Roti Lenggang with sambal - one of the top favorite at Warung Tepi Sawah
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    Warung Tepi Sawah opens at 7am, so be sure to arrive early to secure a table!
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    The crowd at Warung Tepi Sawah in the morning


    Opening Hours

    Located at Kangar, Perlis, Warung Tepi Sawah is open for breakfast hours from 7am to 12 noon. Be sure to come early to avoid queues!

    Warung Tepi Sawah

    Address: R111 Kg Bohor Janggus Jln Wang Ulu Bintong, 01000 Kangar, Perlis
    Contact number: +601110837769 | Facebook
    Opening hours: 7am–12pm daily. Closed on Mondays.

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