Ramadhan is just around the corner and food enthusiasts looking for some Ramadhan delicacies and delights can head to Hotel Equatorial Melaka for a culinary journey with an attention-grabbing theme this year - "Balik Kampung Fiesta".
Fondly known as Seri Nyonya Peranakan Restaurant, located on level 3, the assortment will feature 200 typical traditional home-style dishes nightly in the extensive buffet spreads on stalls with love cooking just like what one will find in the kampungs around the country.
Executive Chef Dato Pari Subramanian and his team have designed a special menu that will be alternated daily to showcase interesting dishes, including Daging Kurma, Sop Ekor Berempah, Ayam Palembang, Kambing Kuzi, Sotong Acar Rempah, Nasi Putih, Ikan Siakap Masak Masam Manis and Bubur Lambuk. "We called this the Balik Kampung Fiesta because we want to create the cosy and warm feeling of eating typical home-cooked cuisine, just like the warmth of the Radmadhan month", Pari said.
Highlights include the well-liked Bukhara Lamb Carcass which is served with Nasi Tomato Berempah and black pepper sauce and mint sauce, satay, lemang, shawarma and the Hotel's popular chicken rice, served daily during the Ramadhan period.
The appetizers include kerabu daging, kerabu pucuk paku, kerabu sambal udang dan epal, salad jantung pisang, ikan masin bulu ayam, tenggiri perkasam, sambal belacan, sambal budu, kerabu sotong bercili, sambal tempoyak, sambal padeh, salad belimbing, just to name a few.
Unique dishes that will whet one's appetite include satay celup, murtabak and chicken rendang. Fans of noodles can enjoy different types of serving daily ranging from mee bandung, laksa penang, laksa nyonya and clear chicken soup served with choices of noodles and condiments.
Of course, no meal is comprehensive without dessert and the colourful array of assorted typical Malay kuih alongside the ice kacang and cendol help exemplify Malaysia's racial diversity. The Seri Nyonya Peranakan Restaurant's dining part will play host to various stalls that offer Malay and nyonya sweets, puddings and cakes.
To top off the breaking-of-fast experience, diners will be serenaded by live Ghazal musicians, featuring an entertaining ensemble belting out traditional Malay tunes.
The buffet begins throughout the whole month of Ramadhan starting from 17th May till 15th June 2018, and is priced at RM90 for adults and RM45 for children below 12. Buffet will be served from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Group vouchers are available for sale now at only RM900 for 12 vouchers.
For further inquiry, please call 06-282 8333 extension 3331 / 3380. Visit https://melaka.equatorial.com/ for more info.