To those of you who don’t know what is “anneh”, it basically means elder brother in Tamil. However, this time around, it is also a modernized, hipster-ish indian restaurant - which is something very different compared to the normal indian restaurants in town.
So, let’s get right to it. Porky banana leaf rice!
Each banana leaf (RM9.90) at Anneh comes with 3 different types of veggie, rice, rassam (indian soup), salted fish acar, salted deep fried chili and curries.
But of course, it won’t be a complete banana leaf meal without any meat as sides. The portion is quite small, so, we ordered a few so that we could taste each dish!
First, we tried the highly recommended signature pork dish, Devil’s Rib Curry (RM11.90). If you’re into super spicy food, you’ll love this. The meat was soft enough, easy to chew. - well worth the burning tongues and red faces after!
But since their specialty is pork, we also tried their Pork Varuval (RM8.90), which was the majority’s favourite! However, don’t expect the usual varuval as the dish is not spicy at all. It is very flavourful and goes extremely well when you eat it with rice.
Come on, everyone gotta have their sotong goreng (fried squid) and mutton curry in their banana leaf. So Squid 65 (RM11.90)...
... and Mutton Curry (RM10.90) it is! There’s nothing really special about these two dishes to be honest, but what’s banana leaf without em’. Unfortunately, it came in really small portions, which was quite disappointing.
Drinks! With all these spicy food, we need drinks!
We tried one of the special drinks from the menu, Lychee Asam Boi (RM3.90). As its name suggests, there’s a combination of sweet and sour taste to it. It was refreshing and it definitely helped to take away the burn in our mouths after all that spicy food!
Pay them a visit at No. 15, Jalan SS21/60, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya. They’re open daily from 10am - 10pm.
P/S: They only serve banana leaf from 11am and the other main meals from 3pm onwards.