[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h682kDfPcg]KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — For a taste of the finest crabs in South-east Asia, crustacean cravers in KL just need to head to Aliyaa Island Restaurant and Bar in Damansara Heights.
The first authentic Sri Lankan restaurant in the city, it imports Sri Lankan crabs which are known for their size and succulent meat.
Well-known for its crab dishes which range in prices from RM180 to RM270, Aliyaa’s house specialty is the Colombo which is a fiery dish with a rich, thick gravy made from roasted curry powder and a melange of spices.
Or try the Sri Lankan Jaffna which is a perfect marriage of fresh produce, blend of spices and house-made curry powder with some tamarind.
Also on the menu is the Sri Lankan Sothi Crab, the only non-fiery crab dish on the menu, which is cooked in fresh coconut milk without a single drop of oil.
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