Did you know, banana leaf rice originated from the Southern of India, in the State of Tamil Nadu, Kerala?
This menu was introduced in Malaysia during the British colonial era. Banana leaf rice is very popular among Malaysians especially for lunch because it comes with a variety of sides which makes it a complete meal.
In this article, Tourism Selangor has listed for you, 5 restaurants which offer banana leaf rice menu around the State of Selangor!
#1 Yap Kee Banana Leaf, Klang
Yap Kee Banana Leaf is a restaurant that offers delicious banana leaf rice. It is very popular among tourists and locals. The must-try menu at this restaurant includes spicy fried chicken, fried fish, chicken curry, fish curry or lamb curry served with papadom and cabbage! Also, you should try the amber juice, which completes the meal!
#2 Kanna Curry House, Petaling Jaya
If you come to Section 17, Petaling Jaya, you must try the very appetizing banana leaf rice at Kanna Curry House! The restaurant has been serving banana leaf rice since 1976. Like other restaurants, you can enjoy banana leaf rice with a variety of sides including fried squid, fish curry and many more!
#3 Sri Nirwana Maju Restaurant, Subang Jaya
This restaurant will most likely be your favourite! Sri Nirwana Maju Restaurant located at USJ 9, Subang Jaya serves the unique banana leaf rice with a selection of sides such as bitter gourd which is particularly crispy! In addition, this restaurant also serves other menu such as fried noodles, fried rice and many more!
#4 Laxmi’z Kitchen, Rawang
Located in Rawang, Laxmi’z Kitchen delivers wonderful banana leaf rice to its customers! Are you a fan of crabs? If that’s the case, here is the perfect place for you to enjoy delicious crab masala. Make sure you stop by this restaurant if you are in Rawang!
#5 Acha Curry House, Petaling Jaya
Acha Curry House is a restaurant that offers delicious banana leaf rice in Petaling Jaya. The restaurant serves several options of curry -- from chicken curry, salted fish curry, fish curry, to crab curry. Not only that, you may choose from a variety of vegetable menu such as pumpkin puree, pickled cucumber, bean sprouts and more! Do not miss out the chance to taste it all here!
If the thought of banana leaf rice makes you drool, then what are you waiting for?!
Bring your friends or family together to “Pusing Selangor Dulu” and enjoy banana leaf rice at the restaurants listed above.
Hear hear, banana leaf rice is one of the most-loved meals by Malaysians regardless of age and race!
But remember to always adhere to the SOPs that was set by the National Security Council (MKN) like wearing a face mask in public places, clean your hands regularly and maintain physical distancing!
Jom, let's makan while staying safe!