Delve into the culinary magic of Malaysian Cuisine


Kochi Marriott Hotel Presents “Tourism Malaysia Food Festival” at the Kochi Kitchen !

Celebrate the tantalizing taste of Malaysian Cuisine at Kochi Marriott from 8th to 14th July 2019 from 7 pm to 11 pm for dinner and a massive Malaysian special brunch on the 14th of July at 12:30pm to 4 pm- all at Kochi Kitchen, in association with Consulate General of Malaysia, Tourism Malaysia and Malindo Air. Chef Zainal from Malaysia, who brings with him over 25 years of experience in the field of culinary arts will be heading the food festival along with Chef Ravinder Panwar, the Executive Chef at Kochi Marriott. The food festival will showcase rustic and authentic cuisine of Malaysia to the people of Kochi. As Tourism Malaysia begins the era of their campaign Visit Malaysia 2020, Kochi Marriott invites you to come celebrate the land of Malaysia and stand an exclusive chance to win a free return ticket for a couple to Malaysia.


Chef Zainal and his team of Malaysian chefs will be flown into Kochi Marriott hotel to create the most authentic street delicacies for a week featuring a unique blend of spices, depth of character and complex recipes that will leave an imprint on your memory. Some of the authentic dishes that will be featured during the festival are REDANG AYAM – a dry type of curry, TRADITIONAL MALAYSIAN CHICKEN RENDANG- is a version of a dry chicken curry dish and is one of the specialties in Malaysian cooking, AYAM MASAK MERAH – a Malay Style Red Chicken Curry or Chicken in Red Chili Sauce, IKAN MASAK KARI – a Thick Fish Curry, PAJERI NENAS- a Pajeri Nenas (pineapple curry), which will be sweet, creamy and slightly sour in taste, SAMBAL TERONG – a roasted eggplant dish, covered in spicy chili sauce, SATAY – a dish made from small pieces of meat or fish grilled on a skewer and served with a spicy peanut sauce and some DALCA SAYUR – a traditional Vegetable Dalcha.

From Left: Mr. Ross Mazood Padiyath, Chairman Travel Agents Association Of India, Mr. Logi Dhasan Thanaraj, Tourism Malaysia- Deputy Director (South India & Srilanka), Chef Ravinder Panwar, Executive Chef, Kochi Marriott Hotel, Chef Zainal, Malaysian Chef, Mr. Christopher Mendez, Treasurer, Travel Agents Federation Of India, Mr. Thomas, Travel Agents Association Of India, Mr. Sumeet Suri, General Manager,  Kochi Marriott Hotel

For the ones with the sweet tooth, there is an array of desserts such as the ONDE-ONDE- Green- colored balls of glutinous rice cake filled with liquid palm sugar and coated in grated coconut, the KUIH SRI MUKA – Malaysian steamed layer cake which consist of a glutinous rice layer steamed with coconut milk and a sweet pandan custard layer to the KUEH TALAM – a dessert made of coconut milk and is slightly salty to taste but is also topped with a pandan mixture and TEH TARIK – a hot milk tea beverage which can be commonly found in restaurants and outdoor stalls. There is a choice for everyone.

Chef Zainal performing with “Tehtarik”

Logi Dhasan Thanaraj, Tourism Malaysia-Deputy Director (South India & SriLanka), made a statement that, “Tourism Malaysia is stepping up its promotions this year in preparation of Visit Malaysia 2020, which is targeted to bring in 1 million Indian tourists to Malaysia for 2020. Tremendous support extended for the Malaysian Food Festival at Kochi Marriott by our Airline Partner Malindo Air, The Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) and The Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI). I am happy that Kochi Marriott has partnered with us for such a fabulous food festival and I am sure that Malayalees will enjoy the flavors of Malaysia. Malaysia is a melting pot of culture and multi-racial diversity with various signature dishes. This multi-racial diversity is where the culinary expertise comes into play as it has allowed people to blend together more than one cuisine to create the Malaysian Street Foods.” ”We are excited to offer a unique experience of Malaysia at Kochi Kitchen, as authentic and unique as possible along with an opportunity to win free tickets to fly to Malaysia,” says Sumeet Suri, General Manager, Kochi Marriott Hotel

Price Per Person: INR 1999+ applicable taxes



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