Banana Leaf Rice (Vegetarian/ Fish)

ABOUT THIS MENU

Banana Leaf Rice, like its name suggest, is rice and side dishes served on a large banana leaf rice which replaces a plate. A popular Malaysian-Indian meal, it’s the top choice for Malaysian vegetarian or pescetarian.

This meal is always served with Dhal Curry – a vegetable curry made from lentil and various spices and vegetables such as turmeric, fenugreek, tomato, potato, and chili. The will also be a side of meat or fish curry; refreshing cucumber raita salad; and popadum, a cracker.

Savvy foodie will ask for rasam, a hot and sour Indian soup made from spices and tamarind. So potent, its served in a small bowl and you only need a few sips to enjoy the flavourful liquid.

 


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

In this menu, you will make:
  1. Indian Fish Curry (Pescatarian) OR Fried Bittergourd (Vegetarian)
  2. Dhal Curry (Vegetable Lentil Curry)
  3. Cabbage with Turmeric & Mustard Seeds
  4. Cucumber Raita
  5. Rasam (Indian Soup)

 


ITINERARY

Morning class

  • 9:00 am: Meet at our home. Enjoy a glass of flower tea & appetiser from our organic garden
  • 9:15 am: Garden tour
  • 9:45 am: Cooking Class
  • 12:30 pm: Eat!
  • 1:00 pm: End of session

Note: Market tour (at an additional price) starts at 8 am 

Afternoon Class at 2 pm is available with minimum of 3 people.


PAYMENT

  • Your booking will be confirmed via email within 48 hours
  • Payment of USD 65 (RM 250) is then made via Paypal or Bank Transfer
  • Additional charge for market tour (USD 20/RM 80) and hotel pick-up (USD 25/ RM 100)

GETTING HERE

TAXI (recommended): For convenience, take a GRAB taxi (like UBER) directly to the cooking class. It's about 20 minutes ride from the city. Taxi Fee: ~USD 6

TRAIN: My home is just 20 minutes train ride away from the city centre (Bukit Bintang MRT Station). Take a train to Taman Connaught MRT Station and exit at Gate C. We will pick you up there. Ticket fee: ~USD 1

PICK-UP: We also offer pick-up from and back to your hotel at an additional price of USD 25.

ADDRESS
New Malaysian Kitchen
No.2, Jalan 11, Taman Lensen,
Cheras, 56000,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ABOUT THE LOCAL COOK

I’m Sara Khong, a professional cook and author of four cookbooks: Malaysian Meals In 30 Minutes, One Pot Wonders, 3 Ingredient Recipes, and Slow Cooker Recipes.

I'm passionate about making authentic Malaysian cuisine and growing herbs and spices in my edible garden. I look forward to share with you Malaysia's most popular dishes made in my family's kitchen!

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