Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul 槟城律驰名潮州煎蕊 is our next food destination after eating all the Char Kuey Teow, Char Kuey Kak, Apom Manis and Hokkien Prawn Noodle at Kedai Kopi New Cathay. Not sure why we call this Malaysia dessert as cendol but at Penang here it is called chendul? Perhaps it is Teochew’s slang?
We actually parked quite far from this cendol stall location and walked around 15 minutes to reach. While we were looking for the stall, we noticed the local people does not call the cendol as cendol and it is something else with different pronunciation (sounds something like chendul or was it something like chiannuuk?). So when we asked around, some of the uncles and aunties are actually confused. However as we walked nearer, an uncle pointed us to the correct direction even before we can ask. I guess he must be answering the same question on where is the Teochew Chendul many many times.
Awesome Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul
When we reached here, it was very sunny and hot. Do bring umbrella or apply sunblock as you may need to queue under the hot sun to get the cendol. Do not worry though as the staffs are very fast and efficient as you can see in my video below:
While queuing patiently for our turn, we saw this ninja aunty frying Char Kuey Teow. It is the Famous Penang Road Char Kuey Teow. Looks delicious but we already have Char Kuey Teow on that day.
Still not our turn yet so we killed some time by reading the history of this street, the Lebuh Keng Kwee. This street is named after Kapitan Chung Keng Kwee. Not sure why some of the streets in Penang are named as Lebuh instead of Jalan.
Reaching soon. If you eat here the price is RM 2.50 per bowl and if you pack away, the price is RM 2.70. GST are included.
Staffs working non-stop to prepare the cendol / ice kacang / ABC. Most people here order cendol.
From the photos here you can see many famous people came to try their cendol. Next time if I come again I will try their ice kacang instead.
According to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cendol, cendol is a traditional dessert originating from Southeast Asia which is popular in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar. This delicious dessert is prepared with shaved ice mixed with coconut milk and palm sugar (gula Melaka). The ingredients of Teochew Chendul here are kidney beans and jelly noodles (the green colored worms).
There were no tables around to sit down, so we just stand in front of the shop houses and enjoy our refreshing delicious cendol. This is definitely one of the best cendol I ever had. It is not too sweet and the strong taste of gula Melaka and kidney bean are well mixed together. The green jelly are springy with taste of pandan leaves.
Everyone posing with their bowls of cendol.
Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul
27 & 29 Lebuh Keng Kwee,
10100 Georgetown, Penang,
Can be found in WAZE: Yes.
+604 262 6002
Monday – Friday from 10.30 am – 7 pm
Sat and Sun from 10 am – 7.30 pm