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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Yap Kee ( 叶记),Klang- Banana leaf rice

If we think to take banana leaf rice, we will first think of Yap Kee, Klang. This shop is very popular to local especially older generation and it has been there easily for 20-30 years !! This shop really truly reflect One Malaysia spirit, Chinese taukeh (owner), Indian cook and customers are Malay, Chinese, and Indian.


-This shop is very packed during lunch.


-First, they will place a big banana leaf on the table and serve you some stir-fried tumeric cabbage (they only serve one type of veggie, no other choice !!)


-Then followed by white rice.


- And gravy- either fish or chicken curry


-Add Indian cracker (papadum).


-You can choose to top up with fried fish with curry powder (sorry for the poor quality of photo, too many peoples look at me when i taking photo, I'm too shy, so loose control of the camera setting, hehehe..)


-Or to have a very nice piece of fried chicken with curry powder.


They also have very nice mutton curry, we didn't order this time.

I don't have the exact address of this shop, the shop is located opposite the famous under the bridge bak kut teh, Seng Huat Bak kut Teh. And they only operate during lunch time.


Namitha said...

Wow..you made me nostalgic..For all the auspicious occasions and festivals we do eat on banana leaves..

Bakeling said...

They serve the food on the real banana leaves !It is hard to find now. The food must be very delicious just look at the patrons there .

My skin is thicker than yours and not shy to take food photos around :)

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

Gulmohar, ya, nice banana rice.

Bakeling, not many serve with real banana leaves nowadays..You know what i did, quickly press and quickly keep inside my handbag, not easy man..

Zurin said...

wow im so hungry now! just came back frm the gym and I see this! yum yum :)

Jane Chew said...

My hubby will definitely loves this.
Malacca got few famous indian shops
still served in this method.
My hubby will always nagging to go there :)

kitchen queen said...

Its a real pleasure to have food served on banana leaves.Especially on auspicious occasions and our traditional weddings we eat food served on these leaves.you have a nice blog.Do visit my blog and give ur comments.

Colin Woon said...

Too many people looking at you taking photos, therefore you feel shy...hahaha...I'm like that too! Good thing is that some photos came out well!

Klang has so many nice food.

tigerfish said...

I like that! I like that!

choi yen said...

Banana leave rice open by a Chinese?

Angie's Recipes said...

How interesting! Didn't expect it's served in a local Chinese restaurant.

pigpigscorner said...

I've never had this in Klang before, but I've tried the one in PJ. So yummy!

Unknown said...

Great muhibbah and good cooking too!

Simon Seow said...

Wah. Banana leaf rice restaurant owned by Chinese lol.

AlloyTM said...

Live in Klang all my life .. and I never knew about this place :P

Tomorrow lunching there !!!

Thanks for the post

Waisekmeow said...

Just had my lunch there yesterday ! The food is excellent ! Never knew about this place until my manager brought me to this heaven after i told him about my sudden crave of banana leaf rice while we were traveling yesterday !

Only set back is dat they dont serve the fried salted chilli :(

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