In a recent TikTok post that has taken the platform by storm, popular creator Newt shared his culinary adventure in crafting the beloved Malaysian dish, Nasi Lemak. The unexpected encounter with a Malaysian named Khalif and his family in Kyoto inspired Newt to take on the challenge, resulting in a mouthwatering creation that left fans craving for a taste.
The video, captioned "It was lovely running into you and your family in Kyoto! Please tell your mom that she's a liar, making this was not easy. My grocery list was 16 items," showcased Newt's humour and humility as he navigated the complexities of preparing Nasi Lemak, a dish renowned for its rich flavours and diverse components.
Nasi Lemak for Khalif It was lovely running into you and your family in Kyoto! Please tell your mom that shes a liar making this was not easY. My grocery list was 16 items ️One More Last Time - sped up - Henry Young & Ashley Alisha
Despite the light-hearted jab at the perceived difficulty of the dish, the end result showcased a visually appealing and apparently delicious plate of Nasi Lemak. Many Malaysians flooded the comments section, praising Newt for his attempt and affirming the dish's authenticity.
It seems that Newt's foray into Malaysian cuisine had truly impressed Malaysians as many of them reacted positively in the comments section.
Here are some of their comments: