Thusi Banana Leaf Rice Penang

When visiting Penang, one should only think about nothing but food (apparently). FOOD FOOD FOOD, is what every Penangite is famous for!
Today, we will be trying out and blogging about “Banana Leaf Rice”. If you are new to Penang or if you are looking for a good place to have banana leaf rice, this is the blog for you!

famous banana leaf restaurant penang

Thusi Banana Leaf Restaurant in Penang

thusi banana leaf rice penang

Roommates Guesthouse can arrange for bicycle tours to the best food in town

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Man demonstrating how to make roti tissue a type of pan-fried thin bread that is conical and tall in shape

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There is plenty of dishes which you can order from

Penang banana leaf

Yummy curries!

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Comfortable and clean seating

Eating with some guests and friends (some of which who refused to have their picture taken) ๐Ÿ˜›

Here is a DUMMYS guide to ‘BANANA LEAF’ rice. Read it and keep it to heart. Because we think that this is certainly, and truly one of the most delicious thing you will ever eat in Penang! Enjoy!

STEP 1: Authentic BANANA leaf is used as a plate

famous penang banana leaf

STEP 2: Scoops of vegetables are given

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STEP 3: Hot Steaming rice is served - You can have as much as you want. The rice, dhal (lentil curry) and vegetables are refillable

famous banana leaf penang

STEP 4: Papadom (delicious crispy crackers) are given, but they usually give only 2-3 pieces. ASK FOR MORE! ๐Ÿ˜€

STEP 5: Curry is doused on to the steamed rice, creating a delicious mix of flavor and appetite

famous banana leaf penang

FINAL STEP: VOILA ! Dinner is served! DIGG Innnnn!!

famous banana leaf rice penang

Thosai – A type of thin bread that is slightly fried and is usually eaten with curry.

Curry chicken and another type of roti (don't know what its called)

This roti (bread) was different because it was also gently fried but it had potatoes and onions in it. Delicious! Sorry we don’t know the name of it.

digging in and showing you how good the food is! Can you tell from his face??

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7 responses to “Thusi Banana Leaf Rice Penang

  1. Loved the blog!!

    Would love it if you would write a monthly piece for our magazine ‘What’s On Penang’. We cant pay but the publicity is great!!
    Steve

  2. Pingback: Banana Leaf Rice and Roti | Roommates Penang

  3. Max

    Sir, can i know the location of this restaurant ?

    • Hi there Max. This restaurant is on Penang Street in Georgetown.
      If you are at the junction of Penang Street and China Street. At the intersection is Sri Ananda Bahwan Restaurant.
      Turn right in to Penang Street. Thusi is on your left.
      Happy eating!

    • Hi there Max! This restaurant is along Penang Street.
      If you are at the junction of Penang Street and China Street. You will see Sri Ananda Bahwan Restaurant at the corner. They also have great banana leaf rice there. At the junction, turn right, and Thusi Restaurant is on your left!

      Enjoy your banana leaf rice!

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