Tai Hong Kopitiam Lei Cha Fun Inwards Taman Pelangi 大丰擂茶 |Johor Kaki Travels For Food
Johor Bahru together with nearby Kulai town are adept places to larn the Hakka staple Lei Cha Fun 擂茶飯 (also known equally hum cha 咸茶). There are many lei cha fun stalls together with this dish is inwards many eating theatre menus inwards JB. It says a lot , that amongst thence many lei cha shops or thence , Tai Hong Kopitiam 大丰擂茶 serves the favourite lei cha of many Johoreans.
Tai Hong started equally a unmarried humble lei cha stall inwards a Taman Sentosa java shop. Today , Tai Hong has 2 java shops - ane inwards Taman Pelangi together with some other inwards Taman Sentosa , serving a broad hit of local favourites from mee siam to kway teow soup , yong tau foo to eggs together with toasts.
Lei Cha Fun , Tai Hong's master copy claim to fame is all the same Numero Uno on its menu.
(This dish is likewise known as 河婆客家擂茶飯 Hopo Hakka Lei Cha Fun equally it is the speciality of the Hopo branch of the Hakka community.)
For this morning's brekky , nosotros shared a bowl of lei cha fun together with indulged inwards yong tau fu addition a brace of pieces of kueh. Lei Cha Fun costs RM7 a serving together with yong tau fu costs RM1.50 a piece.
Lei Cha Fun is a bowl of patently white rice (you tin terminate opt for "healthy" brownish rice) blanketed amongst a thick layer of stir fried vegetables together with nuts. There are long beans , cabbage , chives , fried tofu , chye poh (preserved turnip) , spinach , toasted peanuts etc. The vegetables are cutting into piffling pieces together with stir fried separately , thence nosotros tin terminate sense of savor the distinct layers of flavours.
Lei Cha Fun comes amongst a large bowl of dark-green broth or "tea". It's a blend of herbs together with several greens similar cilantro etc which are pureed together with and thence boiled into a "tea". (In the quondam days , the vegetables are manus grind 擂 using a thick branch from a Guava tree. 擂 agency "to grind" inwards Hakka language.)
Tai Hong's "tea" has ever been relatively thick , slightly grainy together with a flake creamy. It likewise has an underlying minty sense of savor beneath the dark-green vegetable flavor - I like.
Many people consume their rice , vegetables together with "tea" separately which is polite 😊
Me... I ever dump the whole bowl of "tea" over the bowl of rice together with vegetables... 😛
Drowning everything nether the dark-green overflowing 😱
The tender nutty rice is of adept quality. The fried vegetables all the same convey a squeamish juicy compaction despite soaking inwards the dark-green tea. I similar the refreshing together with minty sense of savor of Tai Hong's reason vegetable tea. I likewise similar it that Tai Hong's stir fried vegetables produce non experience greasy.
We had 10 pieces of yong tau foo at RM1.50 each.
We similar this sweetness savoury clear soup of boiled soy beans together with anchovies.
The pieces of yong tau foo are huge. The vegetables , tofu together with fillings are all fresh. The pork together with fish filling convey a large proportion of fish surimi , thence I didn't relish it thence much. Personally , I prefer to a greater extent than minced pork inwards my yong tau foo.
4-Stars (out of 5). I similar Tai Hong's lei cha because the ingredients are fresh , together with nicely done - the vegetables are juicy together with crunchy fifty-fifty afterward soaking inwards vegetable "tea". The "tea" tastes refreshing amongst a slight minty flavour. I likewise similar it that Tai Hong's lei cha is consistently adept during every visit.
My shipping service on Tai Hong when it was a java store stall 👈 click
Restaurant name: Tai Hong Kopitiam 大丰擂茶
Address: 48 , Jalan Kuning , Taman Pelangi , Johor Bahru
GPS: 1.483541 ,103.775069
Hour: 8:00am to 6:00pm (closed on Thursday)
Date visited: 29 December 2017
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