Banana Leaf Rice – A Mouthwatering Introduction

By | October 17, 2014

The pleasing and charming kolams that adorn a floors of a selling malls remind us that Deepavali is usually around a corner. To get into a suggestion of a festival of lights, a blogging organisation motionless to indulge in one of Malaysia’s favourite Indian dishes – banana root rice. After all, if there’s one thing that brings Malaysians together, it’s food!

So armed with a inspired tummies, we ventured to a community banana root rice eatery for a gratifying meal.

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What is banana root rice?

It’s a normal process of portion rice dishes on banana leaves instead of plates that was brought over to Malaysia during a emigration of South Indians. A singular dining experience, it will torment your ambience buds with all kinds of flavours, while stuffing your stomach with contentment.

A standard portion of banana root rice

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There is no tough and quick order when it comes to banana root rice. No dual restaurants are alike, with any carrying their possess specialties. Some of a favourite side dishes are boiled ikan bulus (silver whiting fish), mutton curry and telur ikan (fish roe).

How should we eat it?

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For a some-more authentic experience, we were speedy to use a hands as it is pronounced to worsen a senses and raise a taste. However, we were reminded to never eat with your left hand, as it is deliberate unclean.

To overlay or not to fold

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At a finish of a meal, we learnt that we should overlay a root to weigh that we are done. It is best to overlay a root inwards towards you, as that shows a appreciation for a meal. Folding a outwards is customarily finished during funerals and wakes as a pointer of upraise to a family of a deceased. So, remember, always overlay it towards you!

Help, my stomach is on fire!

mangolassi

For those of us with ethereal stomachs, a mango lassi is a ideal accompaniment to a meal. It’s a yoghurt-based splash that is not usually refreshing, though helps put out a glow in a stomach too!

Where can we get a taste?

Indian restaurants are aplenty during Brickfields, home of Little India in Kuala Lumpur and it’s simply permitted by open transport. But if you’re feeling adventurous, here are some of a many renouned banana root rice eateries around Klang Valley:

  • Devi’s Corner (14, Jalan Telawi 4, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur)
  • Krishna Curry House (D-G and E-G, Jalan SS9A/14,Seri Setia Sungai Way, Petaling Jaya)
  • The Lotus Family Restaurant (13 15, Jalan Gasing, 46000 Petaling Jaya)
  • Raju’s Restaurant (27, Jalan Chantek 5/13, Off Jalan Gasing, Petaling Jaya)
  • Sri Ganapathi Mess (47, Jalan 1/10, Seksyen 1, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor)
  • Sri Nirwana Maju (43, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur)

 

Know of any other must-try banana root places that we missed? Let us know in a comments territory below.

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Want to be partial of some Deepavali festivities? Join a Deepavali Open House celebrations, that will be hold in Malacca on a 1st of Nov 2014.

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