Eating Out

Published: Saturday April 26, 2014 MYT 7:57:00 PM
Updated: Sunday April 27, 2014 MYT 5:50:32 PM

Usha's stall in PJ Old Town serves impressive home-style curries

Banana leaf rice with salted fish curry at Usha's food stall in PJ Old Town food court.

Banana leaf rice with salted fish curry at Usha's food stall in PJ Old Town food court.

Usha’s food stall serves banana leaf rice that rates 7 out of 10 on the 'Samo scale'. Must-try items: goat tripe curry, dry mutton curry and salted fish curry. 

Apart from its wet market, Jalan Othman in Petaling Jaya is especially known for its food court. If you're out looking for a quick lunch fix, there are a couple of decent makan stalls there you can try.

Highly-recommended is Usha’s food stall. It specialises in banana leaf rice and is usually packed during the weekends.

Usha's stall is packed especially during weekends..
Usha's stall is often packed, especially during weekends.

Usha’s home-cooked dishes are way above expectations. Dishes that really stand out are: goat tripe curry, dry mutton curry and salted fish curry. One can also order fried fish and fried chicken a la carte.

Mutton varuvel.
Dry mutton curry, or mutton varuval.

Goat's tripe in curry.
Goat tripe curry.

Price-wise, Usha's veers on the expensive side of hawker dining with lunch for two costing upwards of RM25. And as far as the quality of food is concerned, it rates t 7 out of 10 on the Samo-scale.

Usha's is located at Lot 27, Medan Selera Jalan Othman (N 03 05 249, E101 38.761). Open daily for lunch and dinner.

Tags / Keywords: Entertainment, Food Trail

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