This new Thai restaurant opened 6 months ago at Plaza Manjalara, owned by a Malaysian with a Thai wife, serves good Thai food, Mookata and steamboat. Mookata is a Thai barbecue steamboat originated from Northern Thailand, ‘Mookata’ loosely translates from Thai meaning ‘pork’ and ‘skillet’. Interesting way to eat Mookata, pork lard is used to grease the metal skillet, which you then use to grill the meats. The surface eventually gets really charred though. Clear pork bone soup is poured into the moat surrounding the skillet. Traditional Mookata in Thailand just use plain water, but the version in Malaysia has been tweaked to use broth. The light clear soup allows the broth to easily take up the essences of the grilled meat juice that flow down, mixed well with the boiled vegetables in the broth to create a flavourful and rich taste in the soup.
Senthai and Mookata (Thai Steamboat) @ Bandar Menjalara
Unit 1-12 and 1-13, Plaza Menjalara
Bandar Menjalara, 52200 Kepong
Tel: 012-333 9027 / 03-6262 3757
Business hours: 10.30am – 10.30pm
Special Thai Milk Tea, RM11.50
Kuey Chap, RM15.90
The dark broth is full of flavour, suited my tastebud.
Grilled Pork Neck Salad, RM16.90This juicy pork neck are very appetising dish, a great dish to start of your meal.
Thai Chicken Rice (Breast), RM9.90
Tasted good, great for a quick ala carte meal here
Thai Charcoal Steamboat Soup, RM17Using tradition charcoal pot to keep the heat even and boiled faster. Tom yam flavour clear soup which the broth was boiled with pork bone for hours, not spicy but aromatic.
Fresh Seafood Set (2pax), RM58Seafood Set come with prawns, scallops, mussels, abalone, squid, crabsticks, meat balls and vermicelli noodle.
Pork and Shoulder Slices, RM15 per set
Both good for grilling and boiling, tender and juicy pork meat.
Mushroom Set, RM23There are additional la carte items for you to add on like mushrooms, meat slices, seafood and others
Coconut Ice Cream, RM12
Lighter version of coconut ice cream, it's good though
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