[Food Review] Rakshee @ The Strand Kota Damansara

[Food Review] Rakshee @ The Strand Kota Damansara

Petaling Jaya, December 2015 – A few weeks ago, I have attended a food review session under Food Ink and it was a great one featuring Bakso as their main signatures. The restaurant is Rakshee which is located at The Strand, Kota Damansara.

Event: Rakshee Food Review
Venue: Rakshee
No 13G, Jalan 5/20A, The Strand Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, 46350 Selangor. 
Remark: They serve beef.

Rakshee has been operating close to a year by young entrepreneurs of different background including Oil & Gas and F&B.

One of the founders, the uncle owns a Bakso factory in Penang for more than 13 years. Rakshee is part of the strategy to boost the production of the factory and part of the plan to bring this Indonesia street food to another level.

Just in case you do not know yet, Bakso is a kind of meatball made from beef that is commonly consumed in Indonesia. What makes Bakso to be distinct from a typical meatball?

Bakso uses more lean meat than fats. Rakshee’s menu is fully created by their in-house chef. There is one prerequisite for every new dish, that is, to include Bakso into it. Apart from serving Bakso with beef soup, they even have Pasta with Bakso instead of using normal Italian meatball. All their Bakso is sourced from the uncle’s factory. This idea aims to make Rakshee a Bakso themed restaurant and make us link Bakso-related savoury to the name of Rakshee.

What does Rakshee means? Rakshee is derived from an informal Arabic language and it means joyful and relaxation. With its wide range of Bakso delicacies and modernized hipster-like based design, the place no doubt can make the customers feel joyful and relaxed.

The café has attracted different kind of patrons from the west Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. Rakshee has ready-investors for expanding another outlet at Setiawangsa probably in a year time.

Rakshee’s mission is to educate people about the new way of eating Bakso. More exciting menu will be added along the way with promotion. For more Bakso greatness, do follow their Instagram.

Food Reviews:
Bakso Soup

The first dish that was served during our food review session was the Bakso Soup. The signature dish is indeed a tasty one. Noodles and Beef soup served with delicious Bakso complemented with the four different sauces. Yummy! It’s a unique taste which you wouldn’t forget!

Baked Pasta Marinara!

A different kind of pasta with infusion of Bakso’s greatness! Thumbs up!

Baked Beefball Marinara! Swedish Beefball!

Bakso served in different sauce with toasts! A great appetizer!

Mini Burger!

Love burgers? Why not give a try to mini Bakso burger? Mini in size, great in spice!

Bakso Nugget!

This is my personal favourite of the day! It’s a popcorn chicken like dish which is easy to savor! You will definitely love its crunchiness from the outside and the meaty inside! Kids will love it too!

Rakshee Lasagna!

Lasagna feats delicious Bakso! Simply delicious!

Rakshee Grill Lamb!

Are you a glutton for great food? Well, you can give it a try to Rakshee Grill Lamb which is also served with Bakso! Definitely a pick for big-eater!

Here are some other food which we have tasted during the food review. Such a delightful menu!

Rakshee is a great place for those of you who love Bakso or for those of you who want to give it a try on this unique Indonesia food!

Here’s the detail of Rakshee whereabout:

Address: No 13G, Jalan 5/20A, The Strand Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya, 46350 Selangor.
Contact Number: 0122474673

Here’s our wefie photo after the food review session!

Me and my food review buddy of the day, Jason Thomas!

Do check out the Bakso at Rakshee!

Million thanks to Food Ink for the invitation to review the restaurant!

Published by WLJack.

WL Jack

Dr Jack Chan Wah Loong is the Head Of Medical Department and Internal Medicine Specialist in his current Hospital. Apart from medical related works, he is also a blogger, journalist and photographer since the year of 2008. He is also the chief editor for wljack.com, a website with a dedicated team of journalists that write coverage on Malaysia events and happenings since 2013.

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