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Savour Affordable And Authentic Kelantanese Food At This Eatery In KL


Faruq Senin •  Jul 31, 2019


There's nothing better than having a hearty yet affordable meal for lunch and you know you can always count on good 'ol kampung cuisine for that ? If you're in KL and constantly looking for an awesome eatery to fulfill your kampung food cravings, then we've got great news! Credit: GiphyKelate Kitchen in Setapak serves authentic and yummy Kelantanese food that has gotten a thumbs up even from the Kelantanese themselves. We know, Setapak might be out of the way for many of you but trust us, Kelate Kitchen is a good enough reason for you to travel all the way to the other side of town! P.S. Heading to Kelantan soon? Check out our 5D4N itinerary to conquer Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu!
Credit: @kelate_kitchen on Instagram If it's your first time there, their specialty, the Nasi Kukus King (from RM7) is a must-try. You'll get to see the stall vendors take the rice out from a tall stack of steamers and then it's topped with homemade sambal and their special curry. A piece of freshly fried Ayam Goreng Berempah (spiced fried chicken) is added and voila, your meal is served ? Tuck into the dish and you'll be greeted with a mix of spicy-sour chilli taste and thick delicious curry. The sambal is not for the faint-hearted though! P.S. Looking for a place to eat with your foodie friends? We've got you covered with these 12 halal eateries in KL!
Credit: @annafoodie108 on Instagram Next on the must-try list is their Nasi Kerabu (from RM7) - a quintessential dish in the east coast of Malaysia! While most of the nasi kerabu you see is blue, Kelate Kitchen's rice is yellow instead. You can choose what meat goes together with your meal, but most customers would recommend getting their Ayam Bakar (grilled chicken) or Kambing Bakar (grilled lamb). Both of these options are lip-smackingly good and pair well with the aromatic nasi kerabu. If you'd like, you can also add a couple of dishes to your meal (ranging from RM1 to RM9.90 each) with options like ayam masak merah, telur masin (salted egg) and various fish and beef.
Credit: @kelate_kitchen on Instagram Last but not least, don't leave Kelate Kitchen without trying out their Teh Beng Jebok (RM5.50). For those of you who are unfamiliar with this, it's actually teh tarik with honey but with a huge amount of froth that it spills over the cup. The drink went viral earlier this year and it's actually a craze in Kelantan ? Well, it's not hard to see why! Not only is it sweet and tasty but super Instagrammable too. So, if you're ready to have your authentic Kelantan food fix, then you need to head over to Kelate Kitchen ASAP! One tip though - if you're planning to visit for lunch, do make if before 12pm as it gets really crowded and snaking queues are not uncommon. Time for a feast! Halal status: Muslim-owned, halal ingredients used Address:B-G-7 Plaza Prima Setapak, Jalan Prima Setapak 1, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Opening hours: 10am - 10pm daily Contact No: +60 13-885 9988 P.S. Are you a fan of cafes instead? Check out our 2019 guide on halal cafes in KL!