Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun

Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun located in Jalan Pasir Pinji 5, this is definitely a MUST-EAT in Ipoh. For more than 60 years, the founder who better known as “Tuck Gor” have been making Chee Cheong Fun using traditional method.

A little history of Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun

The founder who better known as “Tuck Gor” inherited the skills of making Chee Cheong Fun from his father, from selling in the streets and finally settles in his own house. As Tuck Gor and his wife is getting old, his daughter and son-in-law decided to help take-over his business (although Tuck Gor he himself never intended to inherit his hard-work to his children).

Nowadays Tuck Gor and his wife still actively working together in the preparation. They are still using traditional method in making their Chee Cheong Fun.

Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun the stall
Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun – the local’s delight signature

Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun Price List

Small portion starts at RM2.50, medium/large is RM3.50 while the extra large comes at RM4.00. If you would like to add an additional side dish such as fried fish ball, fish cakes just add RM0.80. They even offer various packed and canned drinks as well.

Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun Price list
Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun Price list

The Rules

  1. Upon arrive you should directly approach the aunty who stands beside the square table to take your number and let the wait begin
  2. Find a seat and wait for your turn, or you can even grab some packed / canned drinks in their thermos
  3. Once your turn they will ask you for the portion size, quantity, sauce options (any combination), add-ons (fried fish cake / fried fish ball), let them know if you would like to takeaway few packets just in case
  4. They’ll serve you and
  5. Pay once you finished
Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun preparation
Tuck Gor’s daughter in handling the serving preparation
Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun
Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun
Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun the sauces
Simple combination of sauces for your Chee Cheong Fun

Sauces used in Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun are pretty simple (clockwise from top) sweet sauce, green chili, fried onion oil, soy sauce, and homemade chili sauce

For starter or those who can’t eat spicy, you can start with just soy sauce and fried onion oil and you can taste the smooth and silky Chee Cheong Fun.

Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun Soy sauce and fried onion oil
So sauce with fried onion oil, topped with fried onions

For those who are looking for a complete full taste the you should order complete sauce mix of homemade chili sauce, sweet sauce, soy sauce, fried onion oil and topped with fried onions.

Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun all mixed sauce
Pasir Pinji Chee Cheong Fun all mixed sauce

So if you’re visiting Ipoh next time, be sure to check out this Chee Cheong Fun in Jalan Pasir Pinji 5.

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