holy month of Islam in the most delicious ways
(From left to right) Lawrence Paul, Food n Beverage Manager, Isaaz Ishak Yunus, General Manager, Chef Ahmad Rosnie Mohamed Nor, Sous Chef for Resorts World Genting
That time of the year has come again.
When Muslims the world over embark on a month-long spiritual commemoration of
one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The holy month of Ramadan is a time of
adherence and celebration, and Resorts World Genting once again invites all
Malaysians and international guests to break their daily fast on the
mountaintop this May, while counting down to the beginning of Syawal and Hari
Raya Aidilfitri on June 4.
Gerard Walker, Vice President of Food & Beverage of Resorts World
Genting said, “At Resorts World Genting, we love celebrating the different
cultures of Malaysia. For our Muslim friends and visitors, the celebration of
breaking fast is a great way to celebrate food, family and friends in the
spirit of togetherness. It has also become a tradition for some of our visitors
to do that at Resorts World Genting where they can concurrently enjoy a quick
getaway. We take pride in featuring an excellent menu of Malay cuisine each
Ramadhan season in our outlets that everyone, even Non-Muslims can enjoy.”
This year, the famous Ramadan
Buffet at the Rajawali Coffee House at Resorts World Awana returns once again.
Featuring over a hundred dishes, the theme of the buffet this year is Bazar
Malam di Awana – a collection of food and drink stalls arranged like a vibrant pasar malam.
Start off with an
international spread of appetisers, including Ulam-Ulaman Zaman Jepun (Japanese
colonial-era salads) like Pegaga, Ulam Raja, Terung Pipit, Terung Bulu, Petai,
Pucuk Janggus, Pucuk Mata Itik, Umbut Kelapa, Jantung Pisang. There’s a Mendeka
Kerabu station featuring all sorts of salads like Prawn, Squid, Fish and Crab,
as well as traditional pickles like Jeruk Nyonya Masdor, Jeruk Kelubi, Jeruk
Mempelam and Jeruk Salak.
The feast then moves into
the main courses, with over 15-20 stalls serving up Malay specialties from
across the country. At the main Rosnie’s Stall, a whole Roasted Australian Lamb
is presented in all its glory with Homemade Black Pepper Sauce and Mint sauce.
Other stalls include ones specialising in Ayam Percik, in Otak-Otak and Satay,
in Tempura-style Deep-Fried Seafood, in Mamak favourites like Murtabak and Roti
Canai, in Nasi Kerabu/Nasi Lemak, in Kebabs and in Laksa and noodles such as
Mee Jawa and Mee Rebus. There will even be a stall for fragrant Pais Ikan
Tempoyak, a luscious spread of Nasi Kandar/Briyani at Gopal’s Stall, a sizzling
Ram Lee WoW Burger stall, a touch of Chinese at Cho’s Local Counter and
aromatic broths at the Sup Meletup ‘Abe’ Awana stall. Don’t miss out the main
specialty of Rajawali, which is the “Awana Rendang Tok”.
Completing the buffet is a
full spread of soups, breads and rice. Remember to save some space for snacks
like Keropok Lekor, Apam Balik, Durian Goreng, Pisang Bakar Kelapa Parut/Cempedak
Goreng and Rojak. And, of course, a spread of premium Kurma (dates) imported
from the Middle East – which is the traditional way to break fast.
After the satiating meal,
cool down and sweeten up with the freshest of local fruit at the Pondok Buah
stall like Watermelon, Nangka, Dragonfruit, Rambutan, Bananas and Papayas or
tuck into Rajawali’s amazing selection of over 40 Malay kuih at Taman Manisan “Che
Re” including Kueh Lapis, Kueh Talam, Kueh Lompang, Ondeh-Ondeh, Kueh Dangai,
Kueh Akok, Kueh Bingka, Kueh Kole Kacang, Kueh Lompat Tikam, Badak Berendam and
Kueh Bunga Tanjung. Other dessert options includes cooling down with some
Cendol or Ais Batu Campur, indulging in warm stews like Bubur Cha-Cha, Pengat
Pisang Raja and Bubur Penambah Rase, or freshening up with a sweet selection of
traditional pasar malam drinks like Air Sirap Bandung, Air Sirap Selasih, Air
Mata Kucing, Air Tebu or Air Jambu Batu.
The Ramadan Buffet at
Rajawali Coffee House (6pm-9.30pm) is priced at RM118 nett per person for
adults and RM59 nett per person for children below 12 years old and senior
citizens above 60 years old). An Early Bird promotion rate (bookings made
before 9th May) RM98 per person (Adult) or RM88 per person for Group
reservations above 30 pax (Adult) is available for advance bookings.
Beyond the amazing spread at
Rajawali, there will also be plenty of outlets offering Ramadan specials over 6
May – 4 June 2019. At the Medan Selera food court on the Lower Ground Floor of
SkyAvenue – where favourite dishes from all over Malaysia and the world are
celebrated – there will an all-day promotion dining set consisting of 1 main
course, 1 assorted jelly, 3 pieces of kurma (dates) and 1 drink for RM21.90 per
set. Available from 11am-9pm (Monday-Thursday) or 11am-10pm (Friday-Sunday,
Public Holidays), observing guests may choose to break their fast at sundown
with a main course choice of Nasi Ayam Penyet, Nasi Kukus Ayam Berempah, Nasi
Minyak Ayam Percik, Murtabak Ayam or Murtabak Daging.
Several floors above Medan
Selera, there are even more choices to be had. On Level 4 of SkyAvenue, the al
fresco Jom Makan stalls will be offering a mouth-watering selection of local
favourites from 9am to 9pm. With four stalls and a drinks station for Ramadan,
guests will be able to order delicious dishes such as Nasi Ayam, Nasi Ayam Claypot,
Mee Rojak, Koay Teow Goreng, Mee Kari, Nasi Goreng Kampung, Nasi Goreng Petai,
Nasi Lemak, Nasi Lemak Kunyit, Fried Mee, Banana Leaf Rice, Roti Naan and
Tandoori Chicken. Select a main course and complete it with a drink (including
Orange Juice, Lemonade, Iced Lemon Tea, Masala Tea, Ginger Tea and Teh Tarik)
and a dessert (Ice Kacang or Cendol) for only RM28 per set. The Jom Makan
Ramadan set will be available from 9am to 9pm daily.
Coffee House, Medan Selera and Jom Makan are all halal-certified food outlets
in Resorts World Genting. The Ramadan promotions at all three outlets run from
6 May to 4 June 2019.
For more information,
please call +603 6101 1118 or visit www.rwgenting.com. For reservations at
Rajawali Coffee House, please call 016-3880390/03-64369000 (ext: 7605).
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