#36. Thasevi Famous Jalan Kayu Prata Restaurant
237 & 239 Jalan Kayu Singapore 799463
T: +65 6481 1537
Egg: Terrible. Cold, and the egg wasn’t smashed and spread throughout the prata. It was a hard lump of overly cooked sunny side up. $1.80. 4/10
Curry: Oniony, sourish but not in a piquant way. Not spicy. 5.5/10
Pros: Hot male customers, many of them young and muscular. Parking at a nearby carpark.
Cons: Difficult to access the location. Long wait for cold food.
#35. Har Yassin 24hrs Restaurant
44 & 46 Changi Road Singapore 419704
Egg: Tasted ok, quite eggy, but it was cold. $1.50. 5.5/10
Curry: the daal-like curry had a strange vomit-like flavor. 5/10
Pros: Beside the main road, more accessible.
Cons: Dirty. Plates not cleared. Hard to find seats.
#34. Thohirah Restaurant
258 Jalan Kayu Singapore 799487
T: +65 6481 2009
Plain: Cold. Hard to tear. Oil oozed out when I pressed my fork on it. $1. 4/10
Egg: Cold. Tasteless. Doughy. Egg didn’t spread throughout the prata. $2. 4.5/10
Curry: Spicy, sourish, with a layered taste. It came hot. 8.5/10
Pros: Beside a parking lot. Plenty of seats. There is a cheap breakfast set (5-10am).
Cons: Cold food. Difficult to access.
#33. Niqqi’s The Cheese Prata Shop
18 Clementi Rd Singapore 129747
T: +65 68721030
Plain: Doughy, not hot. $0.90 5.75/10
Egg: Doughy too, but at least it was made freshly. $1.50 6/10
Curry: Not spicy, tomatoy. Mutton curry? 6/10
Pros: Sells other Indian food dishes. Has a entire row of food to choose from.
Cons: Hard to park. Hard to access.
#32. Shenton Way Power Prata
503 West Coast Drive, Ayer Rajah Food Centre #01-55 Singapore 139957
Egg: Cold already, became doughy. $1.50. 5.5/10
Curry: Dense and sweet. Decent of them to give chicken skin and potato. 6.5/10
Pros: Lots of parking. Lots of other shops to eat.
Cons: Market needed some cleaning. On my table, there was bird shit.
#31. The Roti Prata House
246M Upper Thomson Rd Singapore 574370
T: +65 6459 5260
Sun-Th 7am-2am F-Sat 24 hours
Egg: Again, all crispy, no fluffy. Tasted like doughnut. $1.60. 6/10
Curry: Sour and too thick already, so thick it blocked the throat. 6/10
Pros: Lots of seats. Rather attentive service. Will be near MRT in the future.
Cons: No parking.
#30. Kampong Cafe
60 Joo Chiat Road Singapore 427726
T: +65 6100 5433 / +65 6100 3663 / +65 6100 9911
Egg: Will said, “Tastes like my primary school canteen standard.” $1.80. 5/10
Curry: tasted like fish curry. Rather good, very spicy, with depth. 8/10
Pros: Air con. Plenty of seats. Free wifi.
Cons: No parking. Why were they playing Chinese New Year songs here? Wasn’t it disrespectful to the non-Chinese guests?
#29. Srisun Prata
221 Boon Lay Place, Boon Lay Shopping Centre #01-104 Singapore 640221
Plain: Sweet with carbs but hard to tear because cold. $0.90. 5.75/10
Egg: Cold, bland, egg not proper spread. $1.50. 5.5/10
Curry: Sharp, sour, spicy. Fish curry? 7.25/10
Pros: Lots of parking lots.
Cons: Ulu. I hoped the bottom of the curry bowl was clean, stacked on the pratas.
#28. Al-Ameen Eating House
4 Cheong Chin Nam Rd, Singapore 599727
T: +65 6462 1996
Egg: Very doughy. $1.50. 5.5/10
Curry: Nice piquant curry. 7/10
Pros: Sells other Indian dishes.
Cons: Far. I hope the bottom of the plate was clean to touch my prata.
#27. New Mahamoodiya Restaurant
335 Bedok Rd (Simpang Bedok) Singapore 469510
T: +65 6243 2086 / +65 6446 5176
Egg: Sama sama as plain one, only less crispy. Where was the egg? $1.50. 6/10
Curry: Seemed to be fish curry? Thin. 6/10
Pros: Served with sambal. Lots of seats.
Cons: Limited parking.
#26. Mr Prata
26 Evans Road Singapore 259367
T: +65 6235 6993 / +65 6784 1677
Egg: Nothing special. $1.50. 6/10
Curry: Not hot but spicy and sour. 7/10
Cons: Hard to access. Why so many people eat here? I ordered mineral water, poured into the glass, and the water tasted of lime. Glass not clean leh. I should have ordered lime juice.
#25. Curry Gardenn
Outlet 1: 200 Turf Club Rd #01-06 Singapore 287994
T: +65 6314 4640
M-F 9.30am-9.30pm, Sat, Sun & Ph 9.30am-3.30pm, 5.30-9.30pm
Outlet 2: 900 Punggol Road, #01-03 Punggol Ranch, Singapore 829168
T: +65 6385 0063
I went to the Punggol outlet.
Plain: Crispy, sweet, with a slight sourish aftertaste. Not fluffy enough. $2. 7/10
Egg: The crispy parts tasted like Khong Guan biscuit, but most of it was doughy. $2.50. 6/10
Curry: Almost assam-like, hence appetizing. Slow rising heat. With bits of floating onion to give texture, but watery. 6/10
Pros: Free parking. Good service. Teh halia damn fierce. Air con. If you go to the Punggol outlet, it’s scenic.
Cons: Very expensive. Super slow.
#24. Saffron’s Cafeteria by Bee’s Catering Service
201D Tampines Street 21, 01-1163, Singapore, 524201
T: +65 6787 6010
Egg: Dry. Egg overcooked. $1.50. 6/10
Curry: A burnt taste in a sour curry. Rather unique, but took some getting used to. 6/10
Pros: Great atmosphere, felt like a party, made me want to order lots of things. Lots of seating. Lots of people but didn’t wait long. Served with sambal.
Cons: Sticky menu. Hard to find parking.
#23. Bluestar Islamic Banana Leaf Restaurant
102 Yishun Ave 5 #01-127 Singapore 760102
Egg: Average. $1.60. 6/10
Curry: Good sour curry with depth. 7.5/10
Cons: Dirty. Tables not cleared, pigeons flying around.
#22. Prata Saga Sambal Berlada
665 Buffalo Road, Tekka Centre #01-258 Singapore 210665
T: +65 9880 2761
Egg: Great texture, sweet, but cold. $1.30. 6.75/10
Curry: Sour and gamy. 7/10
Pros: Near MRT. Plenty of other things to eat here. Affordable.
Cons: Unfortunately, they cook the prata before the customers order, so the pratas may be cold.
#21. What You Do Prata
Food Republic at 313 Somerset, or Suntec, or Nex.
Egg: Very thin, so it seemed the egg was part of prata. $2. 6.25/10
Curry: oily but potent, complex, spicy, sweet. 8.25/10
Pros: made upon ordering, so it’s hot. Easily accessible. A tourist said to the cashier, “Every time I visit Singapore, I eat your prata.”
Cons: Considering that it’s at food courts, I don’t think cost should be a con. On the contrary, it’s good pricing.
#20. Syed Restaurant
326 Bedok Road (Simpang Bedok) Singapore 469496
T: +65 6242 5412
Open 24 hours daily
Egg: Hot. But like the plain prata, greasy, overly crispy and hard, and the egg wasn’t spread out evenly. $1.50. 6.5/10
Curry: Watery but spicy and sourish. 7/10
Pros: Near parking but many cars at night.
Cons: 24 hours.
#19. Ali Fatimah Food Stall
Blk 85 Redhill Lane #01-01 Redhill Close Food Centre, Singapore 150085
Egg: Soft, and padded. Better than the kosong. 7.5/10
Curry: Gamy, watery and one-dimensional. Needs improvement. 6/10
Pros: Near MRT.
Cons: 30-min queue! A parent was quite despicable, sending their 5 year-old daughter to cut queue. Why like that?
#18. Salimah Bee Bee
Blk 527 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, #01-10 Cheng San Market and Cooked Food Centre, Singapore 560527
Egg: See above. $1.50. 7/10
Curry: Mutton curry, very gamy, which I liked, but William didn’t. 7/10
#17. Mufiz Restaurant
Blk 835 Tampines St 83 #01-15 Singapore 520835
Egg: Ordinary and too padded. $1.50. 6/10
Curry: Sourish, moderate viscosity, tasted like mutton curry. Could be spicier. 7/10
Pros: Plenty of seats, plenty of parking. Prata served hot.
#16. Deen Restaurant Indian Muslim Food
Blk 7 Everton Park, Everton Food Place Singapore 080007
Egg: I usually don’t like pratas that are not crispy and fluffy, but this prata wasn’t crispy and fluffy and I liked it. It had a bread-like texture that soaked the curry well. $1.50. 7.5/10
Curry: Sour daal-like curry, not bad but char tah. 6.75/10
Pros: Friendly staff.
Cons: Even though there were 4 people working, they couldn’t handle the crowd. Hard to get there. Limited parking.
#15. Rahmath Muslim Food (Previously Riyadh Muslim Food)
32 Defu Lane, Soon Soon Lai Eating House #01-14 Singapore 539213
6.30am-7pm, closed last Wed of the month
T: +65 6281 2664
Egg: Egg evenly spread out and cooked just right. Padded but tasty. $1.50. 8/10
Curry: Chicken curry, I presume? Watery, and tomatoey.7/10
Pros: Plenty of seats.
#14. Julaiha Muslim Restaurant
538 Macpherson Road Singapore 368222
T: +65 6743 2773 / +65 6743 1798
Egg: not bad, thick with egg, but disappointing after such good kosong prata. $1.50. 7/10
Curry: Too gamy for me. 6/10
Pros: rather good service. It occupies the entire shop and sells other Indian dishes.
Cons: Difficult to access. Limited parking.
#13. Tanglin Halt Roti Prata
Blk 49 Tanglin Halt #01-365 Singapore 142049
Egg: Soft and fluffy and thick. $1.30. 8/10
Curry: Cold, daal-like. Pity about the curry. 5.75/10
Pros: Near MRT.
Cons: Sold out at about 10am. 2 queues here, makan or tabao, remember to pick the right queue.
#12. Casuarina Curry
136 Casuarina Road Singapore 579526
T: +65 6455 9093 / +65 6858 5156 (delivery)
Egg: Thin, overly chao tah, not fluffy. $1.90. 7/10
Curry: Very strong in star anise, which overpowered other spices. But was thick and had a nice tingling afterburn, not unbearable. 7.5/10
Pros: Delivery from noon to midnight. Serves other Indian dishes. Air con.
Cons: Service a little half-hearted; they forgot my order. Limited parking. Doesn’t cook the prata a la minute. Doesn’t give receipts.
#11. Mohd Faisal Eating Stall
Blk 150A Ghim Moh Road, Ghim Moh Temporary Market and Food Centre #01-61 S(279624)
6am-4pm, close alternate Tue
Egg: So-so. $1.50. 7/10
Curry: Thick and gamy. 7.5/10
#10. Pratas & Curries
107 Serangoon North Avenue 1 Singapore 550107
T: +65 8123 5505
Egg: Padded texture with pretty evenly cooked egg. $1.50. 7.75/10
Curry: Rather unique with a daal-like thickness and chick pea taste. Spicy enough with a tinge of nice gamy-ness. Lamb curry? 7.25/10
Pros: Plenty of parking. Sells other food like biryani.
Cons: Hard to access. Went in the evening and the guy said no prata, only biryani. But as I turned around to leave, he called me back and asked me to wait for 5 min. Why like that?
#9. Sin Ming Roti Prata
Blk 24 Sin Ming Road #01-51 Jin Fa Kopitiam Singapore 570024
+65 6453 3893
Egg: Bland. Egg not evenly spread. Not crispy. $1.50. 6.75/10
Curry: Given a choice of mutton or chicken curry, we opted for mutton. Very sour, almost assam-like, very spicy, tomatoey. 8/10
Pros: Great buzz at the kopitiam. Quick queue.
Cons: Hard to access.
#8. Prata Wala
Outlets: Jurong Point, nex@Serangoon Central, Tampines Mall, Junction 8, Chinatown Point, Bedok Mall
Plain: Thin, crispy, sweet, hot, and made fresh when I was there. $1.30. 7.5/10
Egg: Although egg not spread evenly, it matched the curry very well. $2.40. 7.5/10
Curry: One of the better curries. Had depth. Sweet, spicy, sour, like fish curry. 8.5/10
Pros: Convenient. Nice aircon clean environment.
Cons: Expensive. Not sure if standards are consistent across branches.
#7. Al-Amin Food Stall
Blk 11 Telok Blangah Crescent #01-95 Telok Blangah Crescent Market & Food Centre, Singapore 090011
T: +65 9001 3786 / +65 9029 0632
Egg: Not crispy, but thin enough to be pleasing. $1.40. 7.25/10
Curry: Think it’s lamb curry, a nice kind of gamy, spicy. 8.25/10
Pros: Lots of seats. Friendly service.
Cons: Hawker center dirty.
#6. Prata Planet
Blk 320 Clementi Ave 4 #01-37 Singapore 120320
T: +65 6773 0733
Egg: Again, savory, not sweet. Reminded me of fried carrot cake. $1.80. 7.5/10
Curry: Piquant, thick, spicy, with much depth. 8.5/10
Pros: Restaurant setting, aircon and serves other food. There is a buzzer on every table to get the attention of servers. Lots of parking.
Cons: Difficult to access.
#5. R R Indian Food
Block 107 Ang Mo Kio Ave 4, Lim Kopi Food Court #01-164, Singapore 560107
Egg: Pillowy all over, and it’s not a bad thing. $1.40. 7.5/10
Curry: Tasted like chicken curry. Dense and strong. Might be overwhelmingly spicy. 8/10
Pros: Lots of parking. Affordable. Lots of seats.
Cons: Inconvenient location. Slow service.
#4. The Prata Place
Main: 1 Thong Soon Ave, Springleaf Estate, Singapore 787431
Outlets: (a) Blk 340, #01-1679 Ang Mo Kio Ave 1 Singapore 560340
(b) Blk E, Stall 2, 180 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8, Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore 569830
T: +65 6459 5670
Egg: WOW. Just WOW. Slightly charred to give a nice aroma, but not overly charred to give cancer. Thick, still fluffy inside, and the crust has a biscuit-like texture. $1.70. 9/10
Curry: From the piquant and sour taste, should be fish curry. Could be spicier, thicker, hotter (as in both temperature and taste-wise). Really a pity about the curry. 6.5/10
Pros: Very innovative. I went after trying their innovative Egg Benedict prata with curry-infused hollandise at Ultimate Hawker Fest–was very impressed by them. Prata made upon ordering. Air con.
Cons: Limited parking. Enter by Thong Soon Rd, turn right into Thong Soon Ave, and there is a tiny carpark (about 10 vehicles) behind the shop.
#3. Rahmath Cheese Prata
Blk 74 Toa Payoh Lorong 4, Toa Payoh Vista Market #01-08 Singapore 310074
Egg: Surprisingly normal, giving the kosong was so good. $1.50. 6.5/10
Curry: Really excellent. (mutton?) curry that has many spices. 9/10
Pros: Friendly uncle. Makansutra didn’t award them for prata, but awarded them for apom ($2), saying it’s “divine.” Nobody bought the appom, but we did. Not bad lah, but not divine.
#2. Curry Cafe
2, Sembawang Crescent, #01-03, Canberra Community Club, Singapore 757632
T: +65 6966 0832
M-F 9am-9pm, Sat-Sun 8am-8pm, PH 8am-5pm
Egg: Crispy and fluffy, thick with egg. $1.60. 8.5/10
Curry: Chinese-style chicken curry with enough spice. 8/10
Pros: Enough seats.
Cons: Not halal. Hard to access.
#1. Mr and Mrs Mohgan’s Roti Prata Shop
7 Crane Road, Poh Ho Restaurant, Singapore 429356
6.30am-1.30pm, Closed T & W 3rd week of the month
T: +65 9794 3124
Egg: Equally fantastic. Such tender egg. $1.30. 10/10
Curry: A good traditional curry. 7.75/10
Pros: very friendly. In fact, everyone in this kopitiam was friendly to us. I felt like I was finally back in Old Singapore. They have a good mutton curry and special anchovy chili.
Cons: hard to find parking. Long wait. Short hours.
Best Egg Prata – Prata Place, and Mr & Mrs Mohgan
Best Curry – Thohirah, Prata Wala, Prata Planet, Rahmath Cheese Prata
1. Mr and Mrs Mohgan Roti Prata Shop (Geylang Serai/Joo Chiat)
2. Curry Cafe (Sembawang)
3. Rahmath Cheese Prata (Toa Payoh)
4. The Prata Place (Upper Thomson)
5. R R Indian (Ang Mo Kio)
6. Prata Planet (Clementi)
7. Al-Amin Food Stall (Telok Blangah)
8. Prata Wala (various outlets)
9. Sin Ming Roti Prata (Sin Ming)
10. Pratas & Curries (Serangoon)
Blue = day prata
Red = 24 hours
Green = late night.
Written by A. Nathanael Ho.