Quickie Review

Nasi Lemak Bungkus at Restoran Ameer Ehsan

by Edwan S. on Wed, August 26, 2015

It's not often that I find good nasi lemak bungkus at mamak shops. Here's one though from Restoran Ameer Ehsan at Taman Maluri. It's mysteriously non-branded i.e. there is no identifying stamp or mark. The waiters at the shop just said they get it every morning. Further questioning (and perhaps a language issue) yielded no further answers.

It's cheap (RM1.50) and basic: just rice, sambal and an egg. The rice is good - nutty and not too creamy with a crumbly texture. The sambal is great. Hot and laced with chillies and ikan bilis. It's hot enough that a drink of teh tarik afterwards gives your tongue and throat a nice, comfortable and slow burn going down. A good nasi lemak bungkus... even if the origins are unknown. I'll find out more with the next packet I have....

Restoran Ameer Ehsan
No. 186, Jalan Mahkota, Taman Maluri, Kuala Lumpur, 55100, Kuala Lumpur


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