PUCHONG: Though the foodie hangouts in busy Puchong are discovered primarily within the city’s industrial district, it may be value your whereas to take a look at locations on the outskirts.
Like Taman Putra Perdana, as an example. There, by a highway shoulder, you will see that a humbly constructed eatery which has turn into one thing of an attraction because it was arrange about two months in the past.
Sai Meals Stall could seem like simply any roadside stall or warung that Malaysians are accustomed to. Nevertheless, it’s set aside by the dimensions of the group that gathers as quickly because it opens at 7.30pm.
Maybe it’s the aroma of heat spices that has drawn them there, however Malaysians younger and outdated and of all races line up at this spot to take pleasure in a hearty night meal of banana leaf rice within the open air.
The sheer variety of prospects makes it virtually sure that you simply’ll have to attend a little bit earlier than a desk is out there. It’s frequent apply on the stall for solo diners to share a desk. And there’s nothing extra Malaysian than a communal meal.
The particular curry served together with your rice is named tiruvilla sappadhu, a delicacy generally served throughout festivals. Diners can take pleasure in a wholesome serving to right here, which comes with a alternative of rooster or mutton.
The drinks served are the usual stuff you could find elsewhere; it’s the meals that individuals go to Sai for.
Your order might be taken proper after you’re seated. And why order something apart from the stall’s signature banana leaf rice?
A contemporary banana leaf might be positioned earlier than you. Sizzling on its path might be a serving to of steaming rice, one vegetable dish and a hard-boiled egg.
Sai’s frontman and chef, Sri BV, will then prepare dinner up a storm with one more serving of tiruvilla sappadhu.
It involves the desk served in a standard clay pot. You possibly can then gawk or snap images because the scrumptious curry is drizzled onto your rice.
As with most Indian eateries, you might be greater than welcome to take pleasure in your meal together with your fingers.
First order of enterprise: Combine every part up right into a tasty and actually messy meal. This helps to get each morsel of rice soaked with curry.
Priced at RM10, the rooster banana leaf rice set is value each penny. There’s loads of meat within the thick curry.
A very good phrase additionally must be put in for the mutton choice, which comes for RM13, an inexpensive value given the big portion.
Endowed with robust and wealthy flavours, the curry has many items of tender meat chunks in it.
With or with out the meat, the curry-soaked rice is sweet to eat by itself. You might even wish to have your banana leaf flooded with vivid purple curry.
And, in fact, there are aspect dishes available. You possibly can by no means go unsuitable with a little bit of fried rooster so as to add to your meal.
Nicely-seasoned, the fried rooster might additionally make for takeaway snack if you happen to so want; it’s cooked in response to the household’s secret recipe.
Whether it is Friday or Saturday, when the stall is busiest, you’ll be able to order the weekend particular of prawn varuval. It’s a bestseller; so order shortly earlier than it runs out.
Sri, 30, hails from a household of caterers and cooks. He advised FMT Life-style that the meat for his tiruvilla sappadhu is sourced from halal suppliers so that everybody can take pleasure in it.
“I made a decision to open Sai as a result of my ardour is cooking,” he stated. “I learnt all of it from my mom.”
He additionally stated Sai had opened a second outlet in Kepong in order that extra folks might take pleasure in his household’s recipes.
Sai Meals Stall (Puchong)
35, Taman Putra Perdana
Sai Meals Stall 2.0 (Kepong)
6, Jalan Kuang Bulan
52100 Kuala Lumpur
Enterprise hours: 7.30pm-12am
Contact: 013-288 8379