[Updated 9 September 2020]
Ask anyone who has tried halal ramen in Japan and they'll sing praises of its rich, umami-flavoured broth and springy noodles. Now, don't you just wish that you can get that in Malaysia? Well, the answer is that you can! Seirock-Ya, a Japanese ramen chain originating from Tsukuba City, has an outlet right here in the city and they're one of the few ramen spots that are halal certified! ?
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Located at Uptown Damansara, Ramen Seirock-Ya specialises in toripaitan ramen, which has a creamy, thick and flavourful broth made from boiling chicken bones for hours. Their signature dish is the Toripaitan Extreme Egg which comes with tender chicken slices, generous portions of thick noodles and nicely done eggs. With the umami flavour from the chicken, vegetables and a seafood flavouring oil, we guarantee that you'll be slurping every last bit of the broth in no time. A slice of lemon is served together with the ramen as a balance to its rich taste. You can also opt for a spicy version of the ramen if you like!
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One fun fact about toripaitan broth is that it's gaining popularity with a lot of Japanese women due to its high collagen content. For the uninitiated, the toripaitan style of cooking ramen is based on the traditional Japanese tonkotsu ramen which is made from boiling pork bones for hours (but with chicken instead!). So, many Japanese women favour toripaitan over tonkotsu as it's better for their health.
If you prefer a more well-rounded taste of ramen, get their miso toripaitan instead. The savoury and slightly tangy miso taste complements the toripaitan. For those of you looking for lighter options, their shoyu (soy sauce-based) and shio (salt-based) ramen would suit you perfectly. All three broths have spicy versions too. For an even clearer broth, try their Tokyo Ramen or Hokkaido Ramen - the Tokyo Ramen's broth is called chintan, made from chicken bones, soy sauce and 5 types of vegetables which give it a refreshing taste.
Looking for some light bites to go with your ramen? Order their gyoza! Homemade and grilled to perfection, this will be the cherry on the cake to your satisfying meal at Seirock-Ya ?
So, if you've been missing Japan or just craving to have a bowl of fulfilling and yummy ramen, call your foodie buddies and plan a date to Seirock-Ya. You'll definitely feel like you're right in the Land of Rising Sun ??
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Halal status: Halal-certified
Opening hours: Mon-Thu; 11:30AM-9.30PM (last order at 9PM), Fri-Sun/PH; 1:30PM-10PM (last order at 9.30PM)
Address: No.6, Jalan SS21/35 Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: +603-7492 7509
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