DanJi Dumpling Pudu 丹记水饺面, a hidden noodle stall behind LRT Pudu station, selling fresh, handmade dumpling for breakfast and lunch.
We went there twice but the queue was crazy, only manage to secure on a seat on the third visit by being kiasu – arriving at 9.10AM during Federal public holiday. And there’s already few customers in front of us. As the stall is managed only by one lady with the help from her little daughter, the dining process from placing order to collecting your food, and clearing your plates are mainly done self-service.
So once you arrive,
1. Go to the counter and browse through the menu. Tick your choice of food, tear off the little notes at the bottom with number (This will be your order number) and pass the main order sheet to the little girl.
2. Grab your stool, sit and wait.
3. Once your food is ready, the lady will call out the number (*as on the small little sheet) accordingly.
4. Collect your food, pay and enjoy.
5. Clear all the utensils, plate and bowls after that you finish your food, so that it is ready for next customer.
Dan Ji Pudu menu is fairly straight foward. Choose from Plain Dumpling Noodle, Deep Fried Dumpling Noodle, Pork Intestine Dumpling Noodle, Chicken Feet Dumpling Noodle or Pork Rib Dumpling Noodles. You can have it in soup or dry. Add on ala-carte dumpling if you want.
“You have to wait at least 45 minutes for your food to arrive” – Everyone who has visited Dan Ji Shui Jiao Mian told us so. It is understandable why it takes longer time to serve, so we waited patiently. Summerkid even went to A Toast Cafe next door and bought a iced long black. Hahaha.
Simple, fuss free food. We ordered Dry Noodle (Kon Lou) with Pork Intestine, and Noodle Soup with fried Dumpling. The Kon Lou one is nice! Generous noodle portion, and what we loved most is they are serving ABC soup instead of the usual clear soup. Feels so homey!
For dumpling, not the best we have had in KL but definitely a decent version, very meaty, fresh ingredients. They have two dumpling flavours – 韭菜猪肉水饺 and 沙葛猪肉水饺. They will give both flavours, unless specially requested.
Total bill came to RM27, included a glass of Milk Tea.
DanJi Dumpling Pudu 丹记水饺面
291k, Jln Pudu, Pudu, 55200 Kuala Lumpur (beside A Toast Cafe)
Mon- Fri 9AM- 6PM
Sat- Sun 11AM – 6PM
*until sold out