If North Indian Cuisine is what you’re craving then Jai Hind is the perfect spot to head on to.
The eatery has kept its original appearance and continues to serve delicious and genuine Punjabi cuisine that has made it renowned.
Despite its proximity to KL’s well-known Masjid Jamek, Jai Hind remains as popular among locals and tourists. The restaurant offers a variety of dishes, such as aloo paratha, chapati, various types of dhal, chicken peratal, chicken kurma, and mutton.
Whereas those with a sweet tooth, can enjoy the palkova, gulab jamun, and a selection of milk-based sweets called barfi. Not leaving out, tea lovers to spend their stress-free time here with delicious samosas and vadais.
If you’re going for lunch, it’s best to arrive early, as many loyal customers are old folks who have been regulars since the 1950s. Bhoopender Singh, the current owner, took over from his father, Dallip Singh, in 1974. He is happy to serve customers and says they mean a lot to him.
The menu was much simpler in the past, with a simple chapati and dhal being enough for customers.
“That time, the menu was simple. A simple chapati and dhal were more than enough for hungry customers. Today, if you go to any restaurant, the varieties are abundant and you’ll be spoilt for choice,” expressed Bhoopender to FMT.
Beside the restaurant, there is a sweets kitchen where ladoo, palkova, jelebi, and gulab jamun are made. Jai Hind is renowned for its quality and great-tasting sweets and caters for weddings and special occasions.
Where is this Jai Hind located?
Restoran Jai Hind, 15, Jalan Melayu, City Centre 50100 Kuala Lumpur. The restaurant operates from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm daily.