Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ngoh Heong – Chap Teo Seng

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Ngoh heong (literally “five spices”) is a much-loved hawker snack of fried items. It has its roots from the Hokkien and Teochew dialect groups.

Traditionally, ngoh heong consisted of four classic items—meat roll (popularly known as “ngoh heong”), liver roll, pink sausage and egg slice. Later, prawn fritters were also added. Now, most hawkers include supplied items like tau kwa (firm beancurd), fish ball, and century egg to extend their range.

Chap Teo Seng

off Jalan Nenas,
Sena Hawker Centre
Klang

Selangor

Cucur Udang / Tauhu Goreng – Semenyih

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And the place that put Semenyih on the food map is an un-named stall located near the Semenyih field (beside the Sekolah Kebangsaan China Semenyih) which is referred to by locals as “Malek Tauhu”. We just call it the ‘Semenyih cucur udang’ place.

They also sell plain fried tauhu pieces, which explains the name, “Malek Tauhu”. The cucur udang are tasty, light and fluffy, with sufficient air pockets inside to soak up the sweet and tangy chili sauce. The fresh prawn (with shell) tops the cucur and chives are added to enhance the taste. This contrasts with the plain taufoo which are dense and rather tasteless. Cucumber slices are added to the order which serve to soothe the taste buds of those who can’t take the pungency of the chilies.

Cucur Udang / Tauhu Goreng

Semenyih

Selangor

Chicken Rice – Nasi Ayam Hiang Kee

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I am a huge fan of chicken rice especially the hainanese chicken rice and the steam version which is always great. The chilly sauce is truly impeccable. If you are not from Klang you will not be using the dark soy sauce with the rice. It’s practically a ritual for Klangites to shower the rice with plenty the dark sauce. An awesome sight and if you have not tried it please do so because you will not regret it. 
Nasi Ayam Hiang Kee
Emporium Makan
Jalan Raja Hassan
41400 Klang
Selangor

Briyani Rice – Tetra House of Briyani

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Briyani  is an Iran-derived recipe of rice with spices and occasionally with vegetable, meat, fish, lamb, poultry and etc. Brought by merchants and traders to South Asia, it has grown in varieties, elaborations and flavors for generations now in various countries.

The name says it all, Tetra House of Briyani serves more than a dozen of Briyani Rice flavors and occasionally, one or two daily Briyani Specials.

This place has been in existence since the begining of bandar bukit tinggi township. Simple yet tasteful flavors.

Tetra House of Briyani 

10, Lorong Batu Nilam 4a,

Bandar Bukit Tinggi 1,

41200 Klang

Selangor,

Claypot Chicken Rice – Number One Claypot Rice Restaurant

Claypot Chicken Rice @ Berkeley, Klang

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In the daytime they serves Pork Noodles. Apart from Pork Noodle, you can also order the pre-cooked Yong Tau Foo as side dish. Tofu, brinjal, lady fingers and bittergourd, stuffed with fish paste, served with sweet sauce and chilli sauce, is a simple yet delicious Hakka’s dish.

During the evening is where the claypot chicken rice is served until finished with a number of different types of Chinese soups. Overall the food is good.

Number One Claypot Rice Restaurant (corner shop lot)
55, Jalan Lang,

Taman Berkeley,
41500 Klang,
Selangor

Coffee and Tea – Seraph Awaken

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Husband and wife Cheau See and Chun Hoong the young entrepreneurs. 

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Coffee from Tanzania beans

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Seraph Awaken serves mainly coffee – siphon brews (Tanzania Kilimanjaro, Guatemala Antigua blend), lattes, their signature hibiscus coffee – in addition to flower teas and hot chocolate made with locally-sourced cocoa.

Seraph Awaken

28, Jalan Stesen 1,

41000 Klang,

Selangor

Local, Indonesian, Vietnamese and Western Cuisines – Bayu Timur Restaurant and Cafe

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The first thing you would notice about this restaurant is the antique and traditional items lying around the place. The best part? They’re all for sale. Bayu Timor is one of those uncommon restaurants where you can come in, order your food, and walk around the place and browse through their interior decorations while waiting for your food to arrive. If you see something you like, all you have to do is ask. All the teak furniture displayed are for sale including the tables and chairs that customers actually sitting on it.

Serving local, Indonesian, Vietnamese and Western cuisines. The Laksas’, nyonya kuih, rojak and sago pudding with gula Melaka are all very delicious. Last but not least the Indonesian ice kacang deserved to be mentioned by it’s own. Comes with gula Melaka and the usual ABC ingredients and with additional fresh coconut flesh strips and chunks of avocado. Totally awesome!

Bayu Timor Restoran & Kafe 

13&15, Jln SS24/8,
Taman Megah,
47301 Petaling Jaya
Selangor