Saturday, December 29, 2012

Chong Hwa Curry Laksa-Sri Gombak

I was in the Sri Gombak area around noon today so I swung by Chong Hwa Curry Laksa restaurant for a bowl of curry laksa - something I just needed to do after a very disappointing bowl of curry laksa in Neighborhood food court Menjalara a couple of days ago.

Nice thick gravy with half cooked "siham" (cockles). Yum. The taufu pok (bean curd puff) were nice and tender.
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Really not bad. But I still prefer the Penang style curry mee such as this one or this one.

I opted for hor-fun as I dislike the typical yellow noodle with strong lye water taste.
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Only siham (cockles) and tau fu pok besides the noodles. No chicken. RM3.80 for small.

Besides curry laksa, this shop sells nasi lemak, pan mee and pork porridge too. I will try the nasi lemak next.
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Nice and clean place.
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I added a dollop of chili paste for extra kick!
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Bottoms up! :D
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RM5.10 including a cup of black coffee (kopi-o). RM3.80 for the noodle and RM1.30 for the kopi-o.

Edit: RM4.00 now (Nov 14, 2013)

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Edit: (Nov 27, 2013)

Finally had a chance to try the nasi lemak there as well.

Nasi Lemak. I actually asked for Nasi Lemak ++ which included ham as well. But the staff got my order wrong. This one was RM6.00
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It was okay but not great. The rice, while fragrant, wasn't fluffy. I even bit into tough and dry part at the bottom. The curry wasn't as good as that from my fave stall either.

I much prefer this cheaper (RM4.50) yet way better nasi lemak here.

Chong Hwa Curry Laksa Restaurant
No. 1, Jalan SG 3/1,
Taman Sri Gombak, 681000
Batu Caves, Selangor

Closed on Tuesday.

Ong Bee Lan
016-336 9913

GPS Coordinates: 3.240963,101.702320

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Check out this stall too if you like curry laksa.