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Mallung also spelled Mallum is a traditonal dish from Sri Lanka made from a a mixture of greens and coconut cooked in a dry skillet. In making Mallung, the green vegetables used are cooked without oil, but from the fat coming from the coconut. Typical, Green vegetables or greems used in making Mallung are Silverbeet, Kale, Ranawara, Kathurumurunga, Gotu kola, among many others.

Mafe which is also known as Domada is Gambia's meat stew simmered in sauce thickened with ground peanuts Gambia is situated on West Africa's Atlantic coast. It is the smallest and westernmost mainland African nation.

Mee Katang Cantonese-style noodles from cambodia which is usually cooked with various meat and vegetables in oyster sauce

English: Eat / Deutsch: Essen / Español: Comer / Português: Comer / Français: Manger / Italiano: Mangiare /

Makan is the Malaysian word for "eat" , "to eat". It also often refers to food or meal. In Malaysian, Makanan means food in general. The three (3) main meals of the day all start with the word Makan meaning "to eat" followed by the time of the day when it is taken, to wit:

Makan Pagi is Breakfast. Pagi is morning

Makan Tengah Hari is Lunch. Tengah Hari is noon

Makan Malam is Dinner. Malam is night

Makan Lewat Malam means food which is taken late at night. For a late night meal, Lewat means "late" and Lewat Malam means "late at night".

Makan Buka Puasa is Breakfast, as in "breaking" the fast during the religious fasting period.

Jemput Makan means "Please eat" or simply "Makan, Makan" means "eat, eat!, an invitation to eat.

It sound like our Ilocano dialect in the Philippines for "eat"/"to eat" which is "mangan". "Mangan Tayon" in Ilocano means "let us eat" , an invitation to eat. Mangan, mangan also means "eat, eat!, Sounds so familiar, it evoked childhood memories when my daddy used to speak to us in simple Ilocano words.

Maras Peppers is another name of Maras peppers.
Marash Pepper is another name for Maras or Maras (Peppers).

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