Friday, October 26, 2012

Food in Melaka - All About Rice Balls

Chicken Rice Ball / Flavoured Rice Ball

a. Kedai Kopi Chung Wah

Immediately after the Dutch Windmill and across the bridge. You will not miss it as people are lining up right up to the bridge before it is even open. 

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Famous Melaka chicken rice ball restaurant - 01

Famous Melaka chicken rice ball restaurant - 02

b. Restaurant Famosa Chicken Rice Ball

Further down at Restaurant Famosa Chicken Rice Ball, the shop sell different kind of Rice ball, Yam with dried shrimp rice ball was very unique and delicious much more flavour than the Chicken Rice Ball.

 Famosa restaurant

Halal Chicken Rice Ball by Famosa at Sentral

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                                 TEL : +606-281 6546  

c. Hoe Kee

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d. Heng

Heng is along Taman Melaka Raya. try their Black Bean Soup (with free refill) & Assam Fish as well.


e. Ee Ji Ban Chicken Rice Ball ~ Halal

This one is located also in Taman Melaka Raya

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Ee Ji Ban Restaurant
275, Jalan Melaka Raya 3
Taman Melaka Raya
Melaka, 75000
M: +6016 366 5220

& Many Many More....


Malacca Chicken Rice Balls by Coco Chiang

Taken from Astroview May 2010
Malacca Chicken Rice Balls
  • 1 cup of chicken oil
  • 5 cloves of garlic, diced
  • 3 shallots, diced
  • grated ginger (amount should be roughly equivalent to the shallots)
  • 2 strips of pandan leaves, folded
  • fragrant Thai rice (enough for 10 people)
  • 6 cups of chicken stock
  • 3 tsp of chicken powder or granules (use crushed chicken stock cubes in the absence of granules or powder)
  • salt to taste
  1. Preheat your wok. Add about 2 ladles of chicken oil and set aside the remainder
  2. Stir-fry shallots, garlic and ginger till fragrant
  3. Add pandan leaves and butter
  4. Once the butter has melted, add the rice and stir-fry
  5. Once the liquid has been absorbed by the rice, transfer the contents of the wok to a rice cooker
  6. Add the chicken stock, chicken powder and salt to taste
  7. Cook for 30 mins
  8. Once ready, stir the rice so that it doesn’t clump up
  9. Scoop out individual balls of rice using a metallic spoon and lay them on a plate
  10. Coat your hands lightly with the remaining chicken oil and shape the balls of rice into perfect spheres by rolling them to and fro between your palms
  11. Serve the rice balls with steamed or roasted chicken

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