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Tuesday, 23 December 2014

DINNER AT PAKEEZA RESTAURANT, IPOH

Last Monday afternoon, my friends and I, all from the same church met up at one of our houses for a time of prayer and fellowship and after that, we made a trip to the hospital to visit a friend who has been admitted. After the hospital visitation, we adjourned to Restaurant Pakeeza for our dinner. Tonight one of our friends wanted to give us a treat to celebrate her passing with excellence a very important exam.

It was almost 7.30 pm when we reached Restaurant Pakeeza. By then I could hear my tummy making all kinds of rumbling sound inside me.
We found a quiet place near a corner and got ourselves seated. The waiter handed the menus to us and gave us time to look through. I have  been to this place a few times for lunch when I was still working. When we first arrived, there were about 4 tables including ours. A short while later, the customers started to stream in and the place was almost three-quarter filled.

For a start, while waiting for the dishes to be served, we were served our drinks.
1 glass of Orange Lassi MYR 8.00

2 glasses of Mango Lassi MYR 16.00 (MYR 8.00 each).

1 Kashmiri Tea (authentically brewed hilltop tea, milked and garnished with diced roasted almonds).

Kashmiri Tea - nice fragrance, with almond flakes floating on top. We each took a teaspoonful to sip to taste. Nodding our heads, we would like to order one for ourselves after our meal - MYR 8.00

Chicken Masala - MYR 12.00

Mutton Kerahi (mutton cooked with oriental spices in a small wok - MYR 14.00).

Aloo Brinjal (Brinjal cooked with potatoes) - MYR 5.50.

Dhall Palak (yellow lentil cooked with mashed spinach) - MYR 9.00

Fish Curry Gravy - no charge

1 Khima Naan - MYR 8.00

1 Chapati - MYR 3.00

1 Potato Pratha - MYR 5.50

3 pieces of "bread/roti" to be shared by four of us.

This is my first serving.

As we enjoyed our meal, we continued with our fellowship with jokes and laughter. We had a wonderful time. We thank you, our dear friend (sister-in-Christ) for this yummy, delicious dinner. Believe or not, good fellowship makes the food tastier.

It is a very satisfying and filling dinner. Once in a while, it will be good and interesting to try something different for a change. We finished every morsel of food except the curry gravy. Just to prove to you that we almost wiped clean our plates, I took some pictures to show.
excuse me ... burp...belch...so sorry...(giggles...)

Oh my, I was so full...that we decided not to order the Kashmiri Tea after all.

Total bill - MYR 96.10 (for 4 persons)
(including 5% Gov. Tax 4.58, rounding up 0.02)
15-17 Jalan Dato Seri Ahmad Said, 30450 Ipoh.
Tel: 05-2530407, 05-2414243

This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you:

God is light, in Him there is no darkness at all.

If we claim to have fellowship with Him yet walk in the darkness,

we lie and do not live by the truth.

But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light,

we have fellowship with one another,

and the blood of Jesus, His Son, purifies us from all sin.

(1 John 1:5-7, New International Version-NIV)

19 comments:

  1. What a lovely place and a good selection of choices. The orange lassi looks so good! :)

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  2. I love Indian food. Mango Lassi and Aloo Brinjal for me anytime.

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  3. You are a sweetheart for visiting your sick friend in the hospital!!

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  4. The drinks in so tempting, but me not into Indian foods, hehe...

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  5. Wow...a very hearty dinner indeed with all the burps and Giggles!

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    1. Ha Ha Claire, very, very hearty and "puas"

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  6. Nancy, so it is Indian food this time! I love it a lot and would have cleaned up my plates too hee..hee...

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    1. In order to know what to order, have to go with friends who knows about Indian food.

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  7. That's an awesome dinner, makes you full and happy. Blessed Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you & your loved ones.

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    1. Blessed Christmas and Happy New Year to you and loved ones.

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  8. Dear Nancy, thank you for your nice Christmas greetings!
    I am glad you liked to see for the first time a lychees tree. I have two of them in my orchard and both are big trees. In this season is the lychee time.
    These dishes looks delicious! Great photos of all them.
    Wishing you and yours loved ones a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
    Lots of hugs.

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    1. Hi Sonia, so nice of you to drop by. You are so blessed with the lychee trees. How I wish to have one in my garden. Hugs, hugs.

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  9. I like their tandoori chicken and mango lassi ! Blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and family.

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    1. Next time you must try all these dishes, I am sure you will like them too. Don't forget to try the Kashmiri tea too.

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