Friday, April 14, 2017

More yummy Indian food

Zaitoon Bangalore

Chain stores featuring Arabic, Indian and Chinese cuisine.
Mildly flavored and suitable to our palate

Pudina naan. Very fragrant minty taste to a piece of roasted Indian bread.

Half chicken kebab. Marinated very well. Roasted to slight charred surface yet tender and juicy chicken thighs.

Hummus and garlic yogurt dip for Lebanese bread. Refreshing.

Finished our meal with nothing left on the plate! Not even the gravy. It's that good

333 hotel
Indians name their restaurants as hotels

Wonderful banana leaf rice and chicken biryani. Side orders are chicken 65 and chicken kebab.

Can never finish their portion of rice. So we always order 2 portions for 3pax.

Of course can't leave the ubiquitous CCD cafe (cafe coffee day)

It's the equivalent of star bucks in India
Caramel coffee
Citrus infused coffee
Khus cocoja

Fruits here are also surprisingly fresh and cheap. Enjoyed mangoes, pomegranate, watermelon and grapes. All in season and juicy :)

On the way from Bangalore to Mysore, our chauffeur Mr Chikana also introduced us to this wonderful roadside onion bhaji

All these wonderful food without diarrhoea!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Food tour at Mysore

Indian food is surprisingly tasty and so flavoursome. Can never get sick of Indian curries and masala. Thanks to my dear sister in law, we survive India for 6 days without diarrhoea! And everything is so cheap here. Imagine 50%discount everyday.

Green leaf restaurant
Had a hearty Indian breakfast here

Deep fried savory Indian doughnut. Nice blend of Indian spices. Fragrant yet not overpowering

Masala Dosa
Indian bread toasted with cripsy skin, filled with potato cubes

My favorite puffy Indian savory pastry. Taste like roti canai in Malaysia.
All served with Dahl, curry and tomato chutney

The cup of masala tea tasted strangely familiar, just like our own teh tarik infused with masala

Polar bear ice cream parlour
Indians love ice creams. From ice cream roadside stalls to eateries, there's always a suitable flavor for one.
Spanish delight
A mixture of rum raisin and butter scotch ice cream sprinkled with peanut
Soft and rich in flavor.
Joy ice cream factory is just around the corner as well.

The sixth main

A nice variety of Indian vegetarian curries, complete with the sweet combination of ice cream with gulab jamun. The set also came with fried rice and curd rice.
Refreshing mango milkshake, thick and creamy banana lassi, sweet lassi (simply because there's salty lassi!)

Pearl restaurant

Masala butter chicken
Everything using a combination of butter, yogurt and tomato paste tastes incredible!

We will never get sick of eating
Tandoori chicken

Le fortune Coorg

Coorg chicken masala
No need to describe further. Anything with masala, perhaps not the beverages, taste heavenly rich and aromatic.

Gobi Manchurian
Apparently Manchurian means Chinese. It's deep fried cauliflower Indian style.

Taste like roti canai...Cripsy. roti here are usually not oily at all unless you order buttered ones

Butter chappati

All for Rs285!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Miller 46 Bangalore- wild wild west in India

Having steak where cows are considered holy. Miller 46 serves wonderful western cuisine.

Nice wild wild west feeling at the restaurant

Leather menu!
Huge portion and of course much cheaper than western food in Malaysia.

Garlic butter bread. Nicely warmed bread.

Double marinated steak with mashed potatoes and blanched vegetables
Rs 600+
Ordered medium. Just the correct texture. Beautifully flavored.

Hot mama steak with French fries and blanched vegetables
Able to taste the original freshness and tenderness. Love it to bits. Drizzled with secret sauce.

Kingfish steak with French fries and blanched vegetables
There are not many places where you can find two perfectly pan fried fish fillet at this price. Crispy skin.

Happy second day in India!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Micasa cafe by the river mega view kuantan

Lunch time with parents in law before flying off for exam in India. Micasa By the river is managed under megaview hotel in kuantan. The place is so beautiful that I would actually recommend wedding photoshoot here! Savouring our lunch by kuantan river.

Spaghetti bolognaise set 
Generous amount of sauce with a spicy kick

Nasi lemak set
With otak otak
Sambal prawns
Rendang chicken
Balanced flavor. Authentic Malaysian food. Being

Tomato fried rice
Chicken yakitori skewers with the right amount of charred-ness dressed with sweet Japanese soy sauce
Salad with sesame dressing
Being a carbohydrate lover, would love a bigger portion of rice though.

Japanese chicken don 
Crispy seaweed with rice cooked to the perfect consistency and mix of texture. Just too much sauce though.

Complimentary passion fruit juice


Love the chocolate seeds

Go and have a look at the fruit and pudding arrangements. Looks fabulous.

Nearby enough for me to visit over lunch time again. After food one can stroll leisurely along Taman Esplanade
Great atmosphere. Good for gathering and birthday celebration too

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