Whether for lunch or dinner, the creamy sensation of marinated fried chicken pieces coated with buttermilk sauce, chopped chillies and curry leaves make it an irresistible comfort food. Best served with a plate of white rice, here are 7 Delectable Buttermilk Chicken Places in Klang Valley in alphabetical order.
1) Buttermilk Kitchen @ SS 15 Subang Jaya
If you love all things buttermilk, this SS 15 Subang Jaya eatery should be your next food hunt. They serve two types of chicken: chicken pieces or chicken chop version, with their signature dishes that include Classic Buttermilk and Salted Egg Buttermilk. You can choose to enjoy them with plain white rice or nasi lemak. For something different, do try their BMK Fried Rice Buttermilk — fried rice with a buttermilk chicken twist.
Address: 9, Jalan SS 15/8b, SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 11.30 am to 10.30 pm | Tel: 03-7496 7325
2) Homst Restaurant @ Various Locations
This Chinese Muslim restaurant chain specialises in a wide range of Chinese dishes ranging from seafood to soup, rice dishes and meat. For the latter, do try their signature Wet Buttered Chicken which is served in either small, medium or large portions. As the name suggests, expect plenty of buttermilk gravy soaked in every deep-fried chicken piece with curry leaves sprinkled all around. Dip the chicken with the gravy to your heart’s content or you can even drizzle it all over the white rice!
3) Jibril @ SS 15 Subang Jaya
Beyond the façade of the popular Sangkaya ice cream café lies a brick wall that leads to another café. And that café in question is Jibril, which houses a speakeasy bar-style interior and dim lighting. Despite the bar setting, you’ll be surprised it is actually a halal place since they do not serve alcohol. Then, there’s their signature Salted Egg Butter Chicken — crispy and butter-creamy fried chicken with chopped chillies for that added spicy kick. It also helps that the salted egg elevates the taste of the butter chicken, making the dish all the more appetising. They even serve a small bowl of buttermilk sauce on the side, which is best eaten with rice and salad.
Address: 25, Jalan SS 15/4b, SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Daily 12 pm to 12 am | Tel: 010-245 8056
4) Mona @ Solaris Dutamas
The speakeasy-style bar that serves halal food, the dim lighting and the classy menu design — sounds familiar? That’s because Mona happens to be the sister outlet of the popular Jibril in SS15 Subang Jaya. And like the latter, Mona specialises in serving Salted Egg Butter Chicken that combines a heavenly combo of salted egg and buttermilk on bite-sized fried chicken.
Address: D3-G3-8, No. 1, Jalan Dutamas 1, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. | Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am to 11 pm & Sat-Sun 11 am to 12 am | Tel: 011-1099 3308
5) Quan Ice Cream & Coffee House @ Desa Pandan & Pandan Indah
This popular café is no stranger to serving value-for-money set lunch that includes a main course, a complimentary soup, a drink and a scoop of ice cream of your choice. Which explains why Quan Ice Cream & Coffee House is often packed to the brim during the lunch hours. Not to forget they also serve good butter chicken rice (you can also opt for beef, fish or prawn instead) as well. Expect spicy bite-sized marinated fried chicken drenched with creamy buttermilk sauce with a plate of white rice, fried egg and crunchy poppadoms on the side.
Address: (Desa Pandan) 12, Jalan 4/76c, Desa Pandan, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur. / (Pandan Indah) 8G, Jalan Pandan Indah 4/33, Pandan Indah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur. | Opening Hours: Daily 12 pm to 12 am (Desa Pandan) / Mon-Thurs 12 pm to 12.30 am / Fri-Sat 12 pm to 2 am & Sun 12 pm to 1 am (Pandan Indah) | Tel: 03-9200 6373 (Desa Pandan) & 03-4296 9760 (Pandan Indah)
6) Restoran Gold Chili @ SS 15 Subang Jaya
Here’s a food haven where you can enjoy the creamy goodness of their signature buttermilk chicken. Sure, you can have the buttermilk gravy served on other dishes like beef, fish and prawns. But their buttermilk chicken remains the gold standard (no pun intended) of them all. Available in a la carte or set (small/big), which comes with a bowl of white rice and complimentary plain soup or iced tea.
Address: 5, Jalan SS 15/8b, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 12 pm to 11.30 pm | Tel: 016-909 9873
7) The Butter Chicken @ Plaza Rasta, TTDI
The name of this hawker stall says it all. Their signature butter chicken dishes are marinated with various Indian spices such as garam masala and chilli powder for 24 hours before being grilled to crispy perfection. Finally, the marinated chicken is stir-fried altogether with creamy butter sauce. Other than butter chicken, they also serve salted egg yolk butter chicken varieties.
Address: Plaza Rasta, Jalan Datuk Sulaiman, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur. | Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs, Sat-Sun 11 am to 12 am & Fri 3 pm to 12 am | Tel: 013-352 0851