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Chola Spice Garden is slightly different from the usual Indian restaurants dotted around the country, serving a mixture of both northern and southern Indian cuisine instead of only concentrating on one. I was invited for a food tasting session and brought two noobs (Terence & Dree) along with me.

Chola Spice Garden at Sunway
ready to eat as well as order to cook options available

Food is served in two ways here, there is the mamak/nasi kandar style self served food on the buffet line, and order to cook items from the menu as well.

Chola Spice Garden at Sunway
Chicken Chitinat Masala, Chicken 65, Bombay Fried Rice

The first things we had was the strangely named Chicken 65 and the Chicken Chitinat Masala, to go with two types of tosai, the normal and “paper” version. I particularly like the strong tasting Chicken Chitinat Masala with it’s flavorful albeit spicy gravy. The Chicken 65 is a type of deep fried marinated chicken served with fresh onion and curry leaves. The contrasting texture and taste between the chicken and raw onion was quite refreshing and it became on the fastest dish to have gotten empty.

Chola Spice Garden at Sunway
Pataya Fried Rice, Potato Cheese Paratha, Tosai, Poori

I like the aromafrom the Bombay Fried Rice, it carries a slightly tomato-ish taste while being not overly spicy. We also had the Poori with potato masala as the condiment. However, the most interesting dish would be the Potato Cheese Paratha. At first I thought it was just a normal “roti”, but as the bread is cut, fillings of potato cooked with cheese and spices is revealed. The deceptively simple combination actually tasted very good!

Chola Spice Garden at Sunway
Madras Masala Tea, Mint Lime, Ice Blended Lemon, Mango Lassi, Saffron Almond Milk

As for drinks, we sampled 5 different types of thirst quenchers for the 3 of us. The mango lassi was very fruity and sweet with mango taste, ice blended lemon refreshing, and the iced mint lime drink rather interesting. My favorite though, would be the saffron almond milk. Creamy with a dash of sweetness and taste from saffron. It was the first time I had this drink, and I am sure it won’t be the last.

Chola Spice Garden at Sunway
Chola Spice Garden is located just next to Sunway Pyramid

As for the price, Chola Spice Garden is rather reasonable. For a semi air conditioned restaurant, you can have a rice dish with a piece of chicken and vege for just a few ringgit. Dishes from the menu ranges from a few Ringgit onwards. You can certainly get a pretty interesting meal for just above RM 10 per person here. Do try the saffron milk!

No. 5, Jalan PJS 11/28
Bandar Sunway
46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

GPS: 3.072681, 101.609845
Tel: 03-5633 9449

Discuss : KY eats – Chola Spice Garden at Sunway

  1. walio! you know how to make us salivating and being hungry!

  2. adryazad

    the awesome food helped me score an awesome goal with my left foot.

  3. Big Boys Oven,
    Best! 😀

    But you’re a left hander anyway, cis

  4. that means u fellas makan this and then went futsal and then went to 223 to makan again

  5. wah….love to read ur blog….nice food guide and news update…keep it up man!

  6. i was reading and re-reading this particular word which sounded so strange, finally it hit me. It should not be “Chitinat” The correct one should be “Chettinad” 😀

  7. Terenceg

    i scored too….good food comes good score !!but the food indeed very good 🙂

  8. foodcrazee

    dree toh makan meh ?

  9. Kelvin,
    You are right! 😀

    Thanks thanks. 😉

    Ooo, but I was copying from the menu. I guess there’s no definite spelling.

    Hahhaa, no doubt!


  10. Yeah, now got a new place to nim teh. The Potato Cheese Pratha looks fulfilling enough.

  11. Mama BoK

    I could use some mango lassi right about now. 🙂

  12. cannot believe it’s so reasonable! what a steal !

  13. Simon Seow,
    Yea that dish is quite good.

    Mama Bok,
    Do it! 😀

    True, true. 😉

  14. aeroplane1234

    what is manggo lasi – something that makes ur lai see?

  15. howeyelaine

    the Saffron Almond Milk looks gooooooooooood!

  16. aeroplane1234,
    Hahaha, you can try!

    oOo it was!

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    Kindly be informed that this post has been reprinted on, thanks.
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