dahmakan – Delivering healthy food to your doorstep!

Coming from a strong consulting background, with former experience in Foodpanda’s Hong Kong team, Jessica Li (COO) and Jonathan Weins (CEO) observed that it was tough to find healthy eating choices in a busy schedule. Wanting to solve this problem, they teamed up with Christian Edelmann (CTO) to launch dahmakan – a healthy food delivery mobile app based out of Kuala Lampur!

Jonathan Weins, explained that working for very long hours in corporate environment and having a very busy lifestyle as a result of his previous jobs led him to make poor eating decisions. He personally wanted this to change

The solution? Deliver healthy food cooked by five-star chefs to the consumer’s door step.

App Requirement


Client was firm about their unique concept, they wanted the in-house healthy food dishes made by famous chefs such as Shamsul, Five Start Hotel Executive Chef and delivered to the customer’s doorstep in just 3 clicks!


When the client came to Symphony Solution Inc., they came with a very fast paced time-to-market strategy. We had to deliver quality in much lesser time and our expert Mobile App Developers were excited to take up the challenge.

Functionality Features

A) Choose items for Lunch and Dinner.

B) Viewing & Ordering from the same mobile app.

C) Ability to pre-book meals for upcoming week.


Our Approach

From Chef’s Kitchen to Your Doorstep

Food and Beverage Industry in Kuala Lampur was growing at a fast rate. We knew that the User Interface had to be absolutely spot on!

We designed app which could grab the user’s attention towards main attraction – the delicious food! The user gets to order lunch and dinner for the day or pre-order for the coming week on the home page itself!


Fresh Ingredients, Healthy Food

 An important part of eating healthy is knowing the exact ingredients in a particular dish. Hence, we decided to show everything from meat to vegetables and spices that is used to make the dish a user is ordering.

Pictorial representation of the ingredients helps in grabbing the attention of the user instantly. This also helps people who might be allergic to a particular ingredient.


‘Add to Cart’ in Just 3 Clicks

 We focused on the User Experience which is key factor for the consumer when ordering food. Not only are users eating healthy food, they are also ordering it in just 3 clicks on the mobile app!

The user journey is uninterrupted owing to the smooth transition from selecting the dish to adding the item to the cart. Users also get to pre-book their lunch or dinner for the upcoming week!


Payment Gateway Integration

Dahmakan’s USP was no delivery charge or minimum order is required. Payment Gateway Integration was carried out to ensure a user has many options to pay for the meal.

Secured payment integration with all major payment options such as CIMB Clicks, Maybank2U, RHB along with credit card and Paypal and a Cash on Delivery option.


dahmakan – Success Graph!

When we say Client’s Success Isn’t Our Goal, It’s Our Job! – We mean it!

We designed and developed a mobile app which was easy-to-use, fully adaptable to the app marketplace compliances and that’s why today dahmakan has over 100,000 downloads on Google’s PlayStore!

dahmakan became the first Asian start-up to be accepted into Y Combinator.

Recently, it raised a US$2.6 million pre-Series ‘A’ funding round led by Y Combinator, Texas Atlantic Capital, and Swiss family office Atami Capital, and a former founder of PE Fund APAX Partners with participation from undisclosed existing investors. The funding round followed a US$1.3 million seed funding round the company has raised in February 2017.

Having developed over 300 mobile apps till date, at Symphony Solution Inc. we have plenty more app development customer success stories from Healthcare, E-commerce, Job portal, Real Estate etc.


If you wish to know about how On-demand Food delivery app can accelerate your business, contact us with your questions! We’d be happy to give a free consultation from estimated cost of building to expected ROI!

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