Scrumptious Menu for Cooks Who Need a Break

Scrumptious Menu for Busy Cooks

Explore delicious yet simple Malaysian recipes that you could probably cook half asleep! Try our chef-approved lazy day recipes. So scrumptious and so easy that you might be tempted to make everyday a lazy day.








Preface: Everything a busy yet sometimes malas family needs. Feeds 4 people for a budget of RM160 for up to 6 days (because Sundays are rest days). And only takes 15 – 30 mins to prep. 



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“Today’s menu has two choices; either you TAKE IT or LEAVE IT


Breakfast-Char Kuey Teow

char kway teow

You can always depend on fried food when you’re lazy. Put in the ingredients and done!

Ingredients: flat noodles, beansprouts, cockles, prawns, fishcake, fishball, egg, chilli paste, soy sauce, oyster sauce

Fish Curry

slow cooker fish head curry

Curries are great for lazy cooks. You cook once and don’t have to worry about dinner.

Ingredients: fish, tamarind, curry powder, santan, ginger, onions, curry leaves, mixed spice, okra, chillies


DinnerSpicy Belacan Asparagus

Asparagus belacan

Although you have curry for dinner, you still need some greens. In 5 minutes, you have one great vege dish!

Ingredients: asparagus, sambal belacan, shallots, dried shrimp




I cook like reading science fiction. It is not going to happen.”


Breakfast-Anchovies Fritters

Thank God for fritters! If not, there won’t be any cooking done and you’ll be hangry.

Ingredient list: anchovies, chives, holland onion, red chillies, eggs, self-raising flour, anchovy granules, pepper

Teh Tarik Cake

Grab a quick lunch with this teh tarik mug cake when you’re lazy to get lunch outside.

Ingredients: tea, milk, all-purpose flour, baking powder, vanilla extract, vegetable oil, sugar


DinnerNasi Goreng Kampung

After a long day, you won’t even have the energy to cook. That’s why fried rice is the go-to dish everyone loves.

Ingredients: rice, meat, soy sauce, egg, shallots, chilli paste




Three words a woman loves; “NO COOKING TODAY”


Breakfast-Mee Goreng Mamak

mi goreng mamak

Noodles for breakfast will be sure to make you full till lunch time. That we guarantee.

Ingredients: noodles, sliced beef, egg, beansprouts, potatoes, tofu, green chillies, soy sauce, onions, chilli paste

Oxtail Soup

sup ekor

Warm your lazy soul with this quick and easy oxtail soup, especially on rainy days.

Ingredients: oxtail, beef stock, cinnamon stick, star anise, ginger, galangal, lemongrass, onions, celery


DinnerChinese Style Steamed Eggs

chef zam recipe chinese-style steamed eggs

When you cook a lot for lunch, make dinner simple with this scrumptious Chinese Style Steamed Egg dish.

Ingredients: eggs, spring onion, chillies, black pepper, soy sauce




Today’s forecast includes me not cooking.



mashed banana fritters

You want something fast and enough to keep you full? Make some cekodok!

Ingredients: ripe bananas, all-purpose flour, self-raising flour


Lunch-Chicken Curry

chicken curry

The best dish ever would be chicken curry because you can eat it for days after cooking it once!

Ingredients:  chicken, yogurt, shallots, ginger, green chillies, tomatoes, potatoes, curry leaves, spices, curry leaves




Capati is the most versatile dish. You can pair it with anything and it is quick to make.

Ingredients: atta flour, salt, wheat flour




“I find JOY when my husband cooks.”


Breakfast-Pisang Goreng

Pisang goreng for breakfast? Unusual but yes.

Ingredients: bananas, flour, baking powder, butter


LunchMinced Meat

daging cincang

Minced meat is a dish that is perfect to be eaten whenever, especially when you’re lazy to cook!

Ingredients: beef, sweet potato, potatoes, carrot, onions, spring onions, celery, chicken stock, soy sauce, oyster sauce


Dinner-Beef Kwayteow

kway teow halia daging

Since you made a beef dish for lunch, might as well continue with the them for dinner.

Ingredients: flat noodles, beef, garlic, coriander leaves, prawn stock, corn flour, eggs, soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil




“GOOD FOOD makes me have a GOOD MOOD”


Breakfast-Prawn Fritters

prawn fritters

With just one bite into these prawn fritters and your mood will improve.

Ingredients: cabbage, chillies, onions, prawns, flour, stock


Lunch-Kuah Kacang

slow cooker kuah kacang

This easy peanut-y recipe is perfect for lazy cooks! Pour over your favourite raw veg and done.

Ingredients: groundnuts, shallots, galangal, lemongrass, chilli paste, palm sugar, tamarind, shrimp paste




Bored of eating fried food? Eat light with this delicious sodhi for dinner instead.

Ingredients: coconut shavings, spices, shallots, chillies, turmeric powder, lime juice, ghee, curry leaves, eggs

Let’s Get Cooking!

Do you like our lazy menu? It is simple and quick yet delicious. Even during the laziest of times, you can still wow your family, friends and guests.

Can’t even bring yourself to go out and get the ingredients? No worries! Download the shopping checklist, visit Happy Fresh and start making your orders.

This is truly a lazy menu that every lazy chef needs!

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