19 Feb 2010

More food at Broga – pan mee & Ais kacang!

After gorging ourselves silly on wan tan mee & Ikan Bakar (previous post HERE ), amazingly some of us still have stomach space for more. Well, as much as I wanted to try the dry butter mantis prawn in Restaurant Ja Xiang, we didn’t think another heavy meal is a good idea.
With the sun beating on our backs, and tongues still on fire from the Super Spicy Chili Fish, I thought ABC is a more approprite alternative.

Like I said before, navigation in Broga town is very simple. On this same main street, I spied this little corner outlet en route to Broga Fish Recreational Park, and yes, the huge ‘ABC’ word got me hooked.

pan mee n ABC

It is just opposite the Broga Police Station. Seriously hard to miss. Anyhow, GPS coordinates provided below.

Meet Uncle Lim. Reputed for churning out bowls after bowls of milky, finely shaven & gula melaka laced ABC for the past decade.

ABC Uncle Lim

The ingredients are the basics; cincau (leong fun/black jelly), cendol, red beans, corn, jelly, red beans & peanuts. For RM1 (or EM1.20?) I’m not complaining. But if we want to start to be critical, then I would say the ice is not finely shaven enough & the red beans not quite thoroughly cooked. But seriously, we were tired, sweaty & wilting from the heat. Who cares?

Uncle Lim was actually featured before in the press as one of the notable ABCs proprietor in Malaysia. This was dated 2007. Number is closed down, Stall 41 is GOOD & cheap, I have no idea of Peggy’s (anyone??) and yes, Penang’s Swatow Lane ABC does not require further pimping. Last but not least, I have not been to Melaka so Ming Chong is on my list of to-eats during my upcoming Melaka roadtrip. ;)

IceKAcang

I’m an oldie (as in years old..) & I just can’t stop myself from looking at all these & wistfully reflecting on my primary school years. Remember burrowing your hands into those plastic jars of sweets? And the bags of tempting junk food (snacks) hanging above? And the tables! Solid ‘marble’? So alike in fish markets where the same tables were used by fishmongers to display their fishes for sale.

ABC n pan mee plc

There is a saying that goes “what the eyes see, the mind wants”? In my case here, I couldn’t divert my eyes from the bowls and bowls of luscious vermillion curry pan mee & clear soup-ed pan mee that whizzed past me as the aunty tossed pots after pots of noodles in keeping up with the non-stop orders.

pan mee (2)

Each order is cooked separately and there were add-ons such as fishballs, bean curd sheets (fu chuk), tau pok (bean puffs), stuffed brinjals, chillis & tau foo (bean curds). The stuffing were more-ish, a combination of moist juicy minced pork & fish (I think). The soup was sweet, clear & light. I doubt there were any MSG.

My order was a take-away. Yup, I just couldn’t resist. But I was stuffed then. Yet I couldn’t forgive myself if I have somehow wasted an opportunity to taste the “famous” pan mee of Broga. I didn’t think I’m likely to be back to Broga so soon (this coming Sun). And oh, the chilli’s awesome! FIERY! & POTENT! I love it!

pan mee

Pan Mee & yong tau fu
Uncle Lim Ice Kacang

Intersection :
Jalan Kesuma 7 & Jalan 7/1 & Jalan Kesuma 6

GPS: N 02 56.179′
E 101 54.676′

Come come!! Who’s going Broga this Sun??

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19 Feb 2010

Sean says:

ooh i think i remember the malacca cafe that’s named on the top 5 list! dunno if it’s still there. but yeah, malacca rocks for ais kacang :d

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Really?? I’m goin this Sun *cross fingers*
U got anywhere to recommend??

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19 Feb 2010

MsXeRoZ says:

OMG..i went Broga last year and ate at this very stall!!!
Actually the blended lemon sour plum is nicer than the ABC =)
*in my humble opinion*

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Really??? Argh!
Hehe.. well we were just staring at the ice..and more ice. Can’t take our eyes awy from the ice!! LOL.

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19 Feb 2010

EVo says:

Looks awesome, but nothing’s gona make me go broga this weekend! :P

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Chis! :s mile:

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20 Feb 2010

Marcky says:

Okay we’re definitely having pan mee and ice kacang! I love a good pan mee because they’re usually VERY mediocre at most stalls.

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Yea..since ur a pan mee fan!
I nvr liked pan mee somehow :x

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20 Feb 2010

minchow says:

Oh my!! Took me this long to realise yr blog wasn’t updating on my bloglist and wander over here! Got many posts to catch up on! :-P

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Aww! I missed you!! Really!
Khun Tai!! weii… hungry la..craving di… :roll:

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20 Feb 2010

Christine says:

sorry for the late visit to you new domain! rebeccasaw.com! nice one :) I’ve been neglecting my blog for a week too! haha. busy with CNY.
Used to frequent Broga during my school days and I don’t remember having the pan mee ;) should go try some day

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rebeccasaw Reply:

I think all of us are! Not much traffic nor blogs that are updated.
Gong xi and thanks for dropping by! :razz:

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21 Feb 2010

iamthewitch says:

Oh my.. ice kacang is definitely my favourite! Especially on the warm days like these… Bliss~

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rebeccasaw Reply:

I can imagine! The worse part is, all the ABC stalls were closed during CNY!
:razz:

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22 Feb 2010

J the chocoholic says:

What a yummy food trip… *drool*
(Stop it Becky! You’re making me feel hungry again even though I’ve had a heavy breakfast!….)

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Cheh!
Hungry just eat again la! :evil:

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22 Feb 2010

SimpleGirl says:

yummy yummy!!!never know Broga is having so much good food besides the hiking….

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Haha.. that’s why i blog about it! :lol:

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22 Feb 2010

Lyrical Lemongrass says:

I always get wistful and melancholy when I go to small towns such as this where time has somehow stood still. Nice writeup. :-)

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Thanks! Tht’s an honour comin from u! :grin:

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23 Feb 2010

Leo says:

never stop at Broga whenever I sent my bro-in-law back to his college in Mantin a few years back. Only stop by in Semenyih for the food once…

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rebeccasaw Reply:

You must take me to Semenyih for food! I heard lots abt it!

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23 Feb 2010

IHSAN says:

I want to go Broga! but this weekend very busy, got workshop some more… sigh.

I’ve missed so many Broga trips already…

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rebeccasaw Reply:

Is it?? Ok next trip I ‘ll call you ok!

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23 Feb 2010

tekkaus says:

Wow…the pan mee there does look good. :p

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rebeccasaw Reply:

I like the soup and the YTF stuffs! Really good! you been to Broga before?

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23 Feb 2010

peteformation says:

Sounds like a good idea to have ABC during these hot days! Dropping by in SS2 tomorrow!

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rebeccasaw Reply:

The SS2 Stall 41 is good! I like small red beans. No kidney beans for me mind you!

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29 Mar 2010

Prakash Daniel says:

I totally agree, that the pan mee and the ice kacang is divine…I experienced it a few years back when I did a drama shoot for TV

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4 Apr 2010

bigM says:

Been there the other day. Good food although the chili sauce was freaking spicy! I think it’s done that way to make sure that you order drinks too especially the ice kacang. :)

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