Sambal udang The Baba Nyonya people, also known as Peranakan or Straits Chinese, are mainly of Chinese descent, originally from Fujian province in southeastern China. They settled along the coast of Malaysia mainly in Penang and Melaka, as well as parts of Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia. These days, they're famous for their incredible food. A popular Peranakan dish, sambal udang is all about prawns.
Peranakan Wedding in Phuket: Peranakan are the descendants of the Chinese immigrants who settled in the Malay peninsula from Malaysia to singapore to s. Thailand in the late 15-16th century. The baba and yaya were traditionally the offspring of Chinese men and local women.