Monday, 21 July 2014
MyOri Penang White Curry Noodle Extra Spicy Flavour 馬來西亞正宗超辣/原味檳城白咖哩麵
It's July 2014. The fire set alight by MyKuali Penang White Curry Noodle last year (2013) may finally be subsiding but new hot spots are still emerging hoping to burn gloriously like MyKuali before.
MyOri was among the 8 different brands of Penang White Curry Noodle which my friend from Penang brought to Johor Bahru for me to taste :P
There are still quite a few more other brands of Penang White Curry Noodle in the market.
Inside the MyOri packet, there was a noodle block, sachet of seasoning powder and a sachet of curry paste.
MyOri's noodles were oil fried but they were slightly more slender and slightly less greasy than the average instant noodles.
The spice aroma in the curry paste was pronounced and I could also smell the hae bee (dried shrimps) and base oil (palm).
Seasoning powder of sugar, fish and seafood powder, non dairy creamer and synthetic taste enhancers like MSG.
My bowl of noodles in a fiery looking curry broth was ready to eat within 5 minutes.
I like these slender noodles which had a slight wheat flavour and a nice light spring. MyOri's noodles were not spongy which let down other brands of Penang White Curry Noodles.
MyOri's curry broth had a relatively thick body. It felt slightly grainy on the tongue due to the ground spices.
MyOri's curry was spicy but not overwhelming even though the packaging warned that it is "super spicy". To me the spiciness level was just nice. The spiciness lingered pleasantly for a while in the back of the mouth. The flavour and aroma of spices like lemongrass was pronounced and there were notes of shrimps.
MSG was present but it did not feel excessive.
Overall, it's a good instant curry broth that reminded me of the curry from the street side hawker stalls.
If you are far from Singapore or Malaysia and you crave curry, MyOri can get it fixed in 5 minutes :D
Johor Kaki's signature dipstick test.
MyOri did averagely well in the dipstick test. The film of oil wasn't off putting.
I ate the whole bowl of noodles and drank the entire bowl of curry because I enjoyed it.
I found MyOri Penang White Curry Noodle very similar to MyKuali's version.
MyOri Penang White Curry Noodle is certified Halal.
Rating: 7/10 based on Johor Kaki standardised instant noodle rating system.
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