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This 24-Hour Restaurant In KL Serves Briyani In Coconuts

Move aside bamboo briyani, it's coconut briyani's time to shine.

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You’ve probably heard of nasi briyani cooked in bamboo, but have you heard of coconut briyani?

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The unique dish is a signature at Tengga Briyani, a 24-hour restaurant that just opened in Bandar Sri Damansara

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Briyani and your choice of mutton, chicken, or prawns are stuffed into a fresh young coconut and then steamed. The coconut flesh and aroma will then seep into the rice and spices, taking the classic dish to a whole new level of flavour.

Tengga Briyani is the brainchild of owners Dally, a musician, and Mark, who also owns a liquor store

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Dally, who learnt how to cook from his father, said that the restaurant’s recipes have been in his family for more than 50 years.

As for how the coconut briyani came about, Dally said he had a lightbulb moment when experimenting in the kitchen one day and decided to steam briyani in a coconut

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To his amazement, the results turned out great.

Tengga’s coconut briyani is served on a banana leaf with a side of pickles and hard-boiled egg. Psst… our favourite has got to be the mutton one!

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Tengga only uses mutton thigh, so the meat turned out super soft and tender. If mutton is not quite your thing, the dish also comes with either chicken or prawns.

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Aside from their signature coconut briyani, Tengga also serves local staples like big prawn char koay teow, Penang fried cuttlefish noodles, and mutton fried rice

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Wanna try the coconut briyani for yourself? Tengga Briyani is open 24 hours daily and located at Bandar Sri Damansara

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Address: No 1, Jalan Cempaka SD, 12/1 Bandar Sri Damansara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: 24 hours daily

Contact Details: 016-301-3016 or 016-324-1455

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