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Dishes to make taste buds sing

Be spoilt for choice with the extensive selections at Nada Lama.

Be spoilt for choice with the extensive selections at Nada Lama.

REUNITE and revive the traditions of the holy month with family and friends this Ramadan at Hotel Equatorial Penang’s Nada Lama restaurant. This halal outlet has lined up a lavish Muhibbah Ramadan Buffet from May 27 to June 26.

Be spoilt for choice with six rotating menus featuring an exciting combination of Asian and international live cooking stations, churning out the very best of buka puasa delights.

All-time favourites include kibas panggang served with Nasi Arab, signature Equatorial chili crabs, Mongolian BBQ and chicken shawarma.

The Thai Corner showcases a mouth-watering array of dishes such as crispy fried crab with turmeric, red curry chicken and deep-fried quail Thai style, while the Grill Station is all about satay, beef steaks, sausages, chicken wings and squids grilled to perfection.

Also, catch the action over at the stalls serving Japanese tempura, dim sum, noodle soup, roti jala sulung berinti, ikan bakar, nasi kukus, murtabak, goreng-goreng, milkshakes, sugar cane/nutmeg juice as well as ice kacang and cendol.

For noodle enthusiasts, there will be clear noodle soup daily besides featured creations like soto beehoon, prawn mee, mee rebus, laksa lemak and Penang curry noodle with fish balls.

The nasi kukus dish offers a choice of nasi lemak pandan or nasi kerabu to go with ayam sri lengkuas, daging rendang bonda, udang bercili petai and ikan tongkol sambal tauchu, to name a few.

The delectable kambing bamia (Catherine Chong - Equatorial Hotel)//20 April 2017
Look out for the delectable kambing bamia.

There is also a drink counter featuring refreshing sirap bandung, soya milk, sirap selasih, air mata kucing and teh tarik.

To complement all these is an extensive selection of salads, acar-acar, ulam-ulam kampong, pasembur, taukua sumbat, fruit rojak, lemang and serunding, assorted kerabu, pickles and keropok, and seafood on ice.

Soup choices consist of sup kambing berlada, sup ayam aneka, soto ayam Madura, mamak-style sup tulang, Hainan seafood soup, cream of vegetables or sweet corn chowder.

A traditional staple is, of course, the bubur lambuk or Ramadan porridge. Light and soupy, it makes for an appropriate starter to break your fast.

Your gastronomic adventure continues with hot selections comprising kambing bamia, nasi minyak pancawarna, beef Hungarian goulash, deep-fried gyoza, vegetable lasagna and stir-fried French beans with minced chicken.

Dessert-wise, there are 12 types of sweet indulgences per day. Indulge in creations like coconut pudding, cinnamon churros, turmeric cake, jackfruit creme brûlée and durian mousse cake.

Rounding up are bubur specialties such as bubur pengat pisang, bubur nangka, serawa durian dengan pulut, bubur kacang hijau and bubur gandum.

Served from 6.30pm to 9.30pm during Ramadan, the buffet is priced at RM128 nett per adult, RM64 nett per child and RM98 nett per senior citizen (60 years and above).

Grab the Early Bird Specials with the purchase of the RM78 nett voucher that is available from now until April 30 (valid from May 27 to June 2) and the RM98 nett voucher from May 1 to 26 (valid from May 27 to June 26).

For reservations or enquiries, please contact 04-6327000 or email

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