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Arguably The Best Roti Canai in Penang

Penang Best Roti Telur

About the Sheikh Usman Gerai

Looking for the best roti canai (Indian Pancake) in Penang to savor? Head out to Sheikh Usman Gerai Roti Canai at Argyll Road which serves the best roti-telur (egg pancake) and beef curry combination. Although the curry is a bit spicy, it tastes excellent when it goes with the roti-telur.

The secret of this tasty meal lies in the fact that the beef curry is prepared with a secret family recipe the evening before it is served the next morning. The purpose of doing this is to thoroughly have the flavors infused into the meat.

What to eat at Sheikh Usman Gerai

The roti-telur is made with two eggs instead of the usual one found in other stalls. Therefore, it costs RM1.50 which is slightly a bit more expensive but the bread is definitely worth the money. For any reason, if you don’t feel like having eggs, you can order the plain roti which is as good as the one with eggs. The plain one is thick and fluffy and it costs only RM1 per piece. It tastes as good to eat it with a cup of coffee in the morning.

Penang Roti Telur

The Penang Sheikh Usman Gerai Roti Telur

Business Hours

The stall is open 5.30am to 12pm 24/7. It closes a few days during Hari Raya.

The stall is located opposite Utusan Malaysia at Argyll Road.

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