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Toothsome noodles

Sanuki udon is a specialty of the Kagawa region – long and thick white noodles with a silky texture and toothsome bite. I’ve heard a lot about Sanuki Udon in Taman Desa, said to offer delicious bowls of perfectly cooked udon, served plain or with a choice of topping. The outlet is simple and the food, affordable and unpretentious.

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Lunch crowd

It was only last week that I finally gave this a try while rif has been here a few times with his colleagues. During lunch rush, the place functions like a fast food joint. Sit, order, eat, and then pay. The udon is made fresh with Japanese wheat dough and cooked till ‘koshi’, where the texture is supple yet elastic.

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Kakiage (mixed vegetable tempura) Udon

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Light and flavourful broth.

Kakiage Udon (RM7) featured thick udon in simple broth, with a side of mixed vegetable tempura. While Curry Udon (RM7) came with a richer and thicker broth, laced with diced vegetables and minced chicken. This would have been tastier with an onsen (runny egg).

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Curry Udon (RM7)

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House Special with Egg (RM5)

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Simple and tasty

The House Special Udon (RM5) came with a runny egg and chopped spring onions for a zing. I liked how the runny yolk adds richness and a silken feel to the chewy noodles – simple yet delicious. We also ordered a side of chicken karaage (RM3) and assorted kushiage to go with the udon. Not the best I’ve eaten, but these were pretty decent. Reasonable too.

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Chicken Karaage (RM3)

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Kushiage – Ebi tempura, quail eggs and chicken

I’ll be back, definitely. For the pleasures of freshly made udon with tasty toppings. :)

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Ambiance: 6/10
Price: 6.5/10
Food: 7/10 (pork free)
Verdict: Fresh udon noodles made well. Love that this place is unpretentious.

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Sanuki Udon

Sanuki Udon
9, Jalan Bukit Desa 5,
Taman Bukit Desa,
Jalan Klang Lama,
Tel: 03-78903704
Business Hours: 11.30am to 3pm, 5pm to9pm
(Closed on Mondays)

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