Restoran Lot 85 is famous among the local for its nasi briyani and asam pedas. Usually packed during lunch hour. To avoid the crowd, consider going for an early lunch or brunch. You will end up with limited choices of dish if you chose to go after lunch hour.
Asam Pedas is translated as sour spicy. It is a stew dish originated from Minangkabau and is very popular among the locals. Asam Pedas is usually cooked with seafood or freshwater fish.
Nasi Briyani + Ayam Rendang
Nasi Briyani (biryani or beriani) is a wholesome rice-based dish prepared using various spices. It’s aromatic flavours and distinctive taste is what makes the rice so special. Most nasi biryani dishes around the country are served with dahi chutney, korma, curry, a dish of eggplant, boiled egg and salad. Restoran Lot 85’s Nasi Briyani Ayam Rendang is their must try dish!
The name ‘briyani’ is derived from the Persian word ‘berya(n)’ which means ‘fried’ or ‘roasted’. From Iran (Persia), the dish was brought to S.E.Asia by Iranian merchants and travellers who shared the ‘secret recipes’ with the locals. The main ingredients of ‘nasi briyani’ include spices and condiments such as ghee, nutmeg, mace, cumin, pepper, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, bat leaves, coriander, mint leaves, ginger, onions and garlic. Non-vegetarian nasi biryani, the more popular version, has meat as the main ingredient and this is usually beef, chicken, mutton, fish or shrimp.
Address: Jalan Putri Hang Li Poh 75400, Melaka
GPS Coordinate: 2.208456, 102.260710
Tel: +6 06-292 2045