And now, there’s cheesy char kway teow in Malaysia – but some people are completely cheesed off at the idea

This isn’t any ordinary char kway teow.
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From cheesy fries to cheese fondues, everything seems to go well with lots and lots of cheese, right?

Apparently not.

The addition of cheese to char kway teow, a fried noodle dish commonly eaten in Malaysia and Singapore, has riled up many people on social media who cannot fathom why such a dish even exists.

The dish’s inventors are from a stall called Spark Cheese at Cyberjaya, and their version of Penang char kway teow is liberally drizzled with cheese sauce, and priced at RM7 (US$1.72, S$2.34).


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Needless to say, the unique dish has piqued the curiousity of many Malaysians, who have gone to the Western food stall to try it for themselves.

One particular customer, who goes by @ShibliVision on Twitter, has sparked a whole discussion and a thousand retweets with his photos of the cheesy dish.

The majority of those who responded did not seem to take well to the idea of eating char kway teow with cheese, and openly rubbished the unique concoction.

Cheesy Penang char kway teow is but one item on the growing list of unconventional food concoctions.

Last month, many netizens were appalled and disgusted by Pontian MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan’s strawberry fried rice. He had also caused a stir earlier with his own recipe for durian fried eggs.

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