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Is Ah Cheng Laksa Halal In Malaysia? Here's What You Need To Know

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Ili  •  Jul 01, 2021

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In Malaysia, we're blessed to have a variety of yummy local dishes to keep our taste buds happy. Satay, nasi lemak, nasi kerabu, nasi kandar - you name it! One popular dish in the mix of it all is Assam laksa and most people tend to look to Ah Cheng Laksa to get their fix of it. But is it halal? Here's what we know.
What is Ah Cheng Laksa?
Ah Cheng Laksa is a popular restaurant chain in Malaysia that started out as a small family business in Alor Star, Kedah in 1960. Selling affordable northern style Assam laksa and curry mee, the business was brought into Klang Valley in 2004 and has now expanded into multiple outlets across the country. Besides the two popular main dishes, they also serve local snacks and desserts such as rojak, cucur udang and ABC.
Is Ah Cheng Laksa halal?
According to Ah Cheng Laksa's director, Goh Chun Hiang in this 2019 news article , the chain's central kitchen is halal-certified by JAKIM and they've been working towards applying halal status for all of their branches ever since. As of July 2021, select outlets are officially halal-certified based on JAKIM's website. Check them out below 👇 Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Alamanda Shopping Centre Putrajay, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, IOI City Mall Putrajaya, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, IPC Shopping Centre Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Jaya Shopping Centre Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, The Mines Resort City Petaling, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Subang Parade Shopping Centre, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, DPULZE Shopping Centre, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, IOI Mall Puchong, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, TESCO Setia Alam, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Kota Kemuning, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Selayang Mall, Selangor
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Sunway Pyramid Petaling, Selangor
Kuala Lumpur
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Publika, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Sungei Wang Plaza, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Sunway Putra Mall, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Nu Sentral Shopping Centre, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Kompleks Sogo, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Setapak Central, Kuala Lumpur
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, TESCO Kepong, Kuala Lumpur
Negeri Sembilan:
  • Ah Cheng Laksa, Pusat Bandar Putra Point, Negeri Sembilan
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