30 Oct '12, 10am
Try some jack fruit curry at this #NasiPadang Restoran in #Penang
Text and images by CK Lam @ Makansutra Family-run business, Restoran Nasi Padang Minang is managed by Alias Rahman and his family. Located in Transfer Road in Penang, the restaurant has been serving up delectable Sumatran delights in Penang for decades! Nasi Padang is actually referring to the style of cooking from Western Sumatra, Indonesia. Though Padang cooking is characterized by lots of chilies, lemongrass and turmeric, surprisingly, most of the dishes are not very spicy. It emphasises a great deal on the taste and flavours rather than outright spiciness. The array of dishes displayed at Nasi Padang Minang during lunch hour is extremely inviting, where you can sample from a list of fish, meat and fresh vegetables dishes. Popular dishes include fried catfish, ikan bakar (grilled fish marinated in tamarind), ayam bakar (grilled chicken) and fried cincaru sambal (mackere...