Indian

Acha Curry House

by Honey on Tue, December 05, 2017

We visit a favourite banana leaf joint in Petaling Gardens to try out their delicious curries, crispy sambal ikan bills and of course all the delicious dishes that comes with a nasi daun pisang. Check it out!

6 types of curry here like crab curry and salted fish curry!

Foodster's Verdict

Acha Curry House
  • Address

    271, Jalan 5/51, Petaling Garden, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
    Tel: 012-273 5096, 016-296 8809

  • Open

    7am- 4pm

  • Pros

    6 kinds of curry! Need we say more?

  • Cons

    Service can be a little slow during lunch rush but they have friendly staff

  • Price Range

    RM6- RM15

  • Parking

    Canlah

  • Certification

    Pork Free

Folks in PJ have been coming to this hidden banana leaf place for more than 5 years. Relatively young compared to other curry institutions in PJ like Kanna or Raju's they are nevertheless enthusiastic and consistent with their fare.

There is an excellent selection of curries here including kari ketam and kari ikan masin alongside the usual, fish, chicken, onion and mutton. That's 6 kinds of curries to choose from! Plus they bring you all the curries and the vegetables to your table so you can help yourself to however much you like.

Here there's of course have all the other usual selection like fried bittergrourd, spinach, cucumber raita and a wicked fried tenggiri (recommended!) Everything an honest to goodness banana leaf joint should have. A basic vegetarian banana leaf will set you back RM6.50 and the rest are add ons. Pretty reasonable we think.


However, one of the hot items here that keeps people coming back is their sambal ikan bilis. Oh yeah, you heard us sambal ikan bilis, that’s a little crispy with lots of onions. It spicy with caramelisation. It's an extra RM1 but go for it! This is what you should not miss here.


Opt for the Indian rice here since it’s not as heavy as the normal rice and soaks up gravy better. Have it with all the trimmings including the crispy chilli and papadoms. We recommend the lamb and chicken varuval and if you come on Sundays, their special dish is mutton bone marrow.


This little corner lot is hidden without a signboard but just look out for the road sign Jalan 5/51 and it's right there under a green roof. They cook just enough daily so it usually finishes up by the time lunchtime is over. So come a little early for lunch so you can have everything.

TAGS

COMMENTS

See You at Ayam Lejen 2017!
1:00 min

What Are You Gonna Get at Ayam Lejen 2017?

Malaysia’s 1st Fried Chicken Festival
0:45 min

Taste the Top 8 Fried Chickens in One Location!

KLIA’s Sama Sama Rack for RM30
1:00

We Discovered a Hidden Food Gem in KLIA

Fresh Dim Sum at KLIA
1:00 min

It's made fresh daily at Eden KLIA

Worlds Biggest Nasi Lemak Event
1:00 min

I Eat Nasi Lemak 2016 is Back!