The best of Halal Indian Fine Dining at Royal Darbar, KL

No week is complete for me without indulging in a hearty Indian cuisine even if I am based in Cambodia now where Indian food is easily available too. In fact, my Indian friends has always been telling me that I am half Indian because I love Indian food.

Thanks to the invitation by Foodilifecious and the team at Royal Darbar, I finally got my fix of Indian food intake for the week at the very cosy, upscale yet affordable authentic Indian fine dining at the Royal Darbar KL


Nestled in the city of Kuala Lumpur, the Royal Darbar is a (HALAL) Indian Fine Dining & Banquet boasts a comprehensive, innovative menu prepared with only the freshest and best ingredients with a splendid variety of vegetarian and non-veg dishes from traditional, all time favourites ( popular) to contemporary Indian cuisine.

The entrance of Royal Darbar, KL

The team

The saying of behind a successful business comes people behind the scenes who are making it great. Armed with a team of qualified chefs and experts with extensive experiences working at the hotel and restaurant chains all over India.

The Upscale yet Affordable Luxury. Culture Preserved

As the word ‘ Royal’ suggest, the Royal Darbar is a posh and upscale looking Indian restaurant where every corner of the place is decorated with story telling paintings story telling that resemble the life and culture of the Indians during he ancient times. Being an enthusiast in the Indian culture, the masterpieces displayed here interest me much.

The Wall Mural

Food – Buffet

Royal Darbar offers a glorious spread of authentic Indian cuisine with a selection of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian daily at an affordable price where you can eat your heart out with unlimited of paneer, dessert, tikka, chicken, salad just to name like this. For a vege lover like me, my number 1 go to is always the salad followed by other dishes.

Refreshing Salad with Herbs Dressing
Paneer Masala – Cottage Cheese with Vegetables
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Kadhai Paneer- Indian Cottage cheese cooked in onion tomato with kadai masala gravy where no cream or yogurt is used in the dish
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Fragrant Briyani Rice with herbs and spice that goes well with all dishsz
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Chicken Rara Flavorful Punjabi chicken dish in a thick curry, spiced up with cardamom, yogurt and red chillies.
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Dal Makhni – the Punjab Dal made of whole black lentil, red kidney beans, butter and cream

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Malai Tikka or Chicken Tikka- Chicken meat marinated with yogurt

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Bindhi Masala- stir fried okra ( lady fingers)with spice mix – garam masala and other spices.

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Dessert- Kheer or Kiru is a rice pudding, made using boiling rice, broken wheat, tapioca, or vermicelli with milk and sugar; it is flavoured with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashews, pistachios or almonds. It is typically served during a meal or as a dessert.
Signature Ala’ Carte Orders

If those on the buffet line is not enough for your gastronomic adventure, ask for the menu and get your hands on for some signature dishes that can be ordered separately.

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Chicken Seekh Kabab- Minced chicken with corriander and spices barbecued in the tandoor.
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Not your ordinary parantha. It’s Methi Parantha- wheat flour multi layered bread topped with fenugreek that gives a new refreshing taste to it.
Mutton Rogan Josh- Braised lamb chunks cooked with a gravy base on browned shallots, yogurt, garlic and spices( clove, cinnamon and bay leaves)

This mutton dish blends perfectly with parantha, dosa or even the briyani. I had 2 rounds of rice while eating the dish.

Kulfi- is the India’s rendition of ice cream in appearance and taste however kulfi is denser and creamier and comes in various flavours.

and there’s always space for dessert and indulging Kulfi- Indian traditional ice cream to end the sumptuous meal.

Royal Darbar Services

Whether you are dining in or organizing parties and events, Royal Darbar does it all from dine-in, buffet lunch, catering, and private function which boast a total of 110 seating at the restaurant. For more details, click here and hop over to their official website at


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