When we think of Ramadhan we will always link to local Malay cuisines and that is what most of the restaurants are offering.
This Ramadhan, Aloft KL Sentral have come out with something special for its guests. Besides our local Malay cuisines available, they will also be offering a sensational spread of traditional Indonesian cuisines in their Nook restaurant.
Nook will be offering more than 150 dishes (serving rotationaly) on the buffet spread for guests to enjoy when they break fast during this spiritual month. The Selera Indonesia-themed menu this year was carefully created by Nook’s Sous Chef, Ahmad Zaki Harun and Junior Sous Chef, Muhammad Hafiz Izham.
Enhanced with features of Indonesia’s traditional cuisine along with a Malaysian Ramadan favourites, the highlights of the buffet will include dishes like Kambing Bakar Bumbu, a lamb dish marinated with a combination of local spices including turmeric, coriander seeds, chilli powder, ginger and lemongrass. In addition, dishes including Indonesian’s favourite soup Bakso, Gerai Nasi Ayam, Ayam Cabe Ijo, Tempeh Goreng Berempah and Ikan Bumbu Berempah will be available on the buffet.
Taking centre stage at the carving station is the Daging Sapi Gongso, Nook’s signature this Ramadan. Marinated with an Indonesian sweet soy sauce, red chilli and a mixture of Asian spices which includes cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, anise and fennel.
A selection of Sambal and Indonesian Curry dishes including Sambal Matah, Sambal Cabe Ijo, Sambal Terasi, Sambal Bawang, Gulai Ayam Padang, Gulai Daging Tetel, Gulai Masak Lemak Nangka will be offered along with Indonesian rice dishes, the Nasi Kebuli, Nasi Sagung Madura and Nasi Kuning to complement the meal.
Malaysian favourites will also make an appearance on the buffet including the must-have Bubur Lambuk, Sup berempah, Murtabak and a special stall setup Warong Satay, for freshly cooked satay.
No buffet is complete without a spread of desserts. A variety of Indonesian, Malaysian and Western desserts will fill the buffet line headlined by a variety of Indonesian specials including Kuih Lapis Bandung, Kolang Kaling (palm fruit), Bubur Sumsum (sweet coconut rice porridge), Sago Air Gula and Kolak Ubi. Other desserts will include Tapai Ubi, Bubur Pulut Hitam, Warm Chocolate Brownies, Warm Apple Crumble, Warm Banana Bread and Butter Pudding all three served with Vanilla Sauce, ABC Station, Lemon Meringue Pie, Strawberry Mousse Cheese Cake, Trio Chocolate Mousse Cake, Fruit Berries Tart and more
Thirst quenchers to complement the Ramadan spread at Nook will include Air Tebu, Sirap Bandung, Air Kurma, Teh Tarik, Nescafe Tarik and Kopi Hang Tuah.
The Ramadan Early Bird vouchers for Joms Buka @ Nook Selera Indonesia will be available for sale from 1 April – 3 May 2019. Vouchers are priced at RM105 nett per voucher for purchases of 1 – 35 vouchers and RM95 nett per voucher for purchases of 36 vouchers and more. The voucher validity is only for the Ramadan period from 7 May – 3 June 2019. Diners are encouraged to call ahead for reservations prior to dining at Nook.