A couple weeks ago I was invited to participate in a little promotional shooting for Oriental Daily with Ernest Chong (张顺源) on NTV7 Foodie Blogger (愛食客) TV program. The TV show was actually shot earlier and yours truly was featured in the Klang Valley segment which will be aired in a few weeks time on NTV7 Thursday night 10 pm.
Anyway, that explained why I ended up in Connaught Pasar Malam, a place I don’t often go, but glad that I did cos we got to try this pretty awesome smelly tofu (臭豆腐)!
smelly tofu truck at Taman Connaught Pasar Malam
The smelly tofu truck is usually parked at the end of the long stretch of pasar malam at Taman Connaught closest to McDonald’s, or more specifically, on Jalan Pantas. This is rather convenient since you don’t need to navigate through 5,000 people just to get to it.
we got our hands on preparing the smelly tofu too
The process of making smelly tofu starts with fermentation using tofu, fresh amaranth vegetable（苋菜）and brine (卤水) . The fermented tofu is then cut and deep fried with vegetable oil. If you prefer to have it with more pungent taste, you can request the tofu to be fried as a whole.
smelly tofu with chili sauce and “sauerkraut”
The smelly tofu is priced at RM 3.30 for four pieces and served with a sort of home made sauerkraut (but fresher) and chilli sauce on top. The flavor isn’t overly intense and I find myself really enjoying it!
The last I had stinky tofu was actually in Hong Kong, and I like this version more. If you happen to be at Taman Connaught Pasar Malam, check it out!
Chou Wei Xiang Tou stall is located at Connaught only on Wednesdays, their other location is as follow:
- Monday – Serdang pasar malam
- Wednesday – Connaught pasar malam
- Friday – Leisure Mall (Taman Segar), The USJ 19 City Mall
- Saturday – Setia Alam, The USJ 19 City Mall, Taman Midah near Shell
- Sunday – Taman Muda, The USJ 19 City Mall
Chou Wei Xiang Tou
Taman Connaught Pasar Malam
Connaught Highway & Jalan Pantas
GPS: 3.081564, 101.734068
Tel: 012-359 2895 (Mr. Koh Lian Ying)
Hours: Every Wednesday Evening