Home Fashion Anuar Fish Head Curry, Bangsar

rif and I have been patronizing this fish head curry stall for many years. He started eating this when he was a kid and introduced me to this stall when we started dating. Prices haven’t changed much since then, and I hope it remains this way.

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This is the only place I can go to when I’m dead broke, order a large plate of rice with a fried chicken thigh, beansprouts and fish curry gravy, and walk away just RM3 poorer. But if you order the fish head, be prepared to pay more.

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Fried squid

Had a meeting is Bangsar so I popped by for lunch with a colleague. I was lucky I didn’t get curry stains on my off-white top. Since it was just us two, we shared a small fish head (RM25) and two fried squid (RM6 each) with white rice and beansprouts. The squid is awesome stuff. Juicy, chewy and well spiced from the curry powder marinade, it was insanely addictive.

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Taugeh basah (beansprouts)

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Curry Fish Head

We didn’t get the jenahak fish because the head was too big and that dish alone was RM50. #nomoney They claimed we got ikan kerapu, but it didn’t look or taste like kerapu. This fish was grainier and the flesh wasn’t as flavourful. Oh well, I guess I need to round up more makan kaki to attack the jenahak next round.

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The experience of eating under the tree can be a challenge for some, especially if you’re not accustomed to the humid weather. There is no fan to keep you cool, so if you don’t want to sweat it out, I suggest you have your lunch to-go.

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Or suck it up, eat your lunch al-fresco and walk into TMC’s ice cream section and enjoy your free air-con there. They do a pretty mean version of fried chicken, prepared in batches. Make sure you catch a fresh batch. :)

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Ambiance: 3/10
Price: 7/10
Food: 6/10 (halal)
Verdict: I wouldn’t say this is the best fish head curry I’ve eaten, but the fried squid is good stuff!

Anuar Fish Head Curry
Corner stall, Pusat Penjaja Taman Lucky,
Lucky Garden Bangsar

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18 comments

ulric November 28, 2012 - 6:43 pm

No stains on my off-white top after a curry meal? Expert and careful eater lar…hehe =)

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Bangsar Babe November 28, 2012 - 11:02 pm

Hehehe. I had to be super careful. :D

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ulric November 28, 2012 - 6:43 pm

No stains on ur off-white top after a curry meal? Expert and careful eater lar…hehe =)

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Kash November 29, 2012 - 5:37 am

The fish head is big,so for the price its good value. You should be an expert at this stage to identify the fish head la!

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Bangsar Babe December 1, 2012 - 10:20 am

No la…hardly an expert. Fish is fish. Lol

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Timing November 29, 2012 - 8:37 am

Ooooooh fish head curry! Gotta try this when I’m next in KL, it’s surprisingly difficult to find good fish head curry around town.

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Choi Yen November 29, 2012 - 11:07 am

The beansprouts is uncooked?

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Bangsar Babe December 1, 2012 - 10:19 am

Lightly cooked only. ;)

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Sean November 29, 2012 - 1:57 pm

ooo, i’m not sure i’d know how to recognize ikan kerapu. i need to have a crash course in tasting different fishes :D

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Bangsar Babe December 1, 2012 - 10:19 am

Hahahaha!! You and me both! :P

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Pureglutton November 29, 2012 - 2:26 pm

OK, one day we all wear singlets and shorts go eat here under the tree, hehe! And sweat buckets!

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Bangsar Babe November 30, 2012 - 9:13 am

On! :D

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Tania November 29, 2012 - 5:58 pm

Looks so good! Gotta try it the next time I am in Lucky Gardens since it’s so near my dad’s fav sarawak laksa place.

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Bangsar Babe November 30, 2012 - 9:16 am

Enjoy!

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unkaleong November 30, 2012 - 5:37 pm

Is the Taugeh Raw? Lovely bumping into you at the TOKL food awards. Congrats on your well deserved win yar ;) *hugs*

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Bangsar Babe December 1, 2012 - 9:30 am

Not raw. But just a bit undercooked. ;)

Thanks! It was good seeing you and Steph. Looking good, both of you. :D

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Dankit October 21, 2013 - 12:27 am

Its a tenggiri fish head, to be precise-tenggiri batang fish head. Commonly used in Malay n mamak stall. Overcooking makes the flesh dry n hard. If u like fine flesh, sweet n juicy try kerisi bali fish head. In hokkien they called it karlak/karlap. Well known fish in the northern states.

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Jeremy May 5, 2015 - 1:03 pm

It is not kerapu fish head as shown in the picture. But yeah their sotong goreng is nice and you need to wait for it.

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