Ajumma’s – Korean Favourites With Wallet-Friendly Prices At Funan. The Fluffy Steamed Egg Is A Must-Get

Walk pass this restaurant at Funan’s basement and you would often find a long line waiting to get in. If you are craving for comfort, Ajumma’s is the place to go to for casual Korean dining in Singapore. I think they got the correct name as it feels rather amiable (亲切) especially those who keep
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Walk pass this restaurant at Funan’s basement and you would often find a long line waiting to get in.

If you are craving for comfort, Ajumma’s is the place to go to for casual Korean dining in Singapore.

I think they got the correct name as it feels rather amiable (亲切) especially those who keep watching Korean drams. “Ajumma” in Korean means a married, or middle-aged woman, and sometimes can be translated as “aunt” or “grandmother”.

Offering casual Korean fare at wallet-friendly price points, Ajumma’s has something to warm your heart and your tummy, like a hot bowl of kimchi broth.

Alternatively, you can always pre-order takeaways for that added convenience.

They have got the staples like classic Korean street food, different cuts of meats, rice and noodle dishes, stews, and meal bundles that won’t hurt your wallet.

Signature items include Beef Kalbi ($14.90), Beef Bulgogi ($10.50), Crispy Samgyeopsal with creamy scrambled eggs and soy-yuja sauce ($13.90), Army Base Stew ($14.90), Kimchi Pork Belly Stew ($14.90), Ginseng Chicken Stew ($19.90), Bibimbap ($11.90), and Fried Chicken & Crispy Toppoki with Sweet-Spicy Sauce ($9.90).

If I were to recommend that one dish, it would be Ajumma’s Jjamppong ($17.90) which has a smoky aroma because the vegetables, seafood and aromatics are tossed into a hot wok before being simmered in a thick broth.

Even though I did a takeaway, I could feel that wok-hei within.

In addition to squid and mussels, they use flower crabs and prawn which contribute to a toasty seafood aroma to the broth.

This is accompanied with fresh hand-made noodles and finished with roasted sesame oil. Note: huge portion too.

Ajumma’s Jjajangmyeon ($11.90) contains a bowl of springy noodles accompanied with special Jjajang sauce, a combination of tender pork collar, black bean paste, vegetables, all fried into an aromatic paste.

For their signature Prime Beef Kalbi ($14.90), only USDA Prime Beef is used, marinated in an in-house secret sauce and grilled till smoky. Expect quality tender and succulent bone-less rib meat on your plate. Served with a stir-fried Kimchi Fried Rice fried with prawns and topped with roasted perilla seaweed.

The Kimchi Fried Rice ($12.90) is prepared with kimchi (the main star), shrimps, assorted herbs, and roasted Korean seaweed.

Served with a topping of fried egg with runny yolk, best to break and mix into your rice for an added silkiness.

Ajumma’s Best Seller Bundle ($35, available exclusive via via Capita3Eats) is highly recommended. Good for 2 persons, this set features their signature Prime Beef Kalbi, Kimchi Fried Rice with Prawns, and Fluffy Steamed Egg.

A bowl of fluffy steamed egg completes the set. This side dish is simple yet feels luscious with its creamy texture and a light clean broth flavour, punctuated with a whiff of sesame oil.

Ajumma’s
Funan B1-31, 107 North Bridge Rd, #B1-31 Funan Mall, Singapore 179105
Opening Hours: 11:30am – 9:30pm (Mon – Sun)
Order from: https://order.capita3eats.com/ajummas
(FREE delivery with a min. spend of $30)

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