01 Jul 10 Worth-It Butter Chicken Rice Spots in Klang Valley
Every once in awhile we all crave for some fried chicken cutlets drenched in a warm bath of creamy buttermilk gravy.. mm yeah that sounds like a heavenly plate of butter chicken.
Here are some of the best butter chicken rice spots in Klang Valley that are worth spending your money on!
1. Gerai. The Food Loft @ CentrePoint, Bandar Utama & Shah Alam
Offering a little twist to this creamy dish, Gerai’s butter chicken rice comes with a large piece of juicy fried chicken thigh smothered in rich buttermilk sauce, served with a sunny side up, fried peanuts and rice. An insider tip: you can order more buttermilk sauce for some extra goodness.
Gerai also sells a variety of Malaysian local desserts. After a devouring a hearty plate of butter chicken rice, end your meal on a sweet note with a refreshing bowl of Cendol or ABC.
Gerai. The Food Loft
Address (PJ): G106, CentrePoint Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Opening Hours: Daily from 10am – 10pm
Address (Shah Alam): 6-1-1, Jalan Setia Prima B U13/B, Setia Alam, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor.
Opening Hours: Daily from 9am – 9pm
2. Meteora Café @ USJ 9
Specialising in local and western dishes, Meteora Café serves an irresistible plate of butter chicken served with a generous portion of buttermilk gravy, enough to have with the rice and little extra to slurrrrp on its own. As the buttermilk gravy is rich and creamy, it can get a little ‘jelak’. Thankfully the dish is also served with a side of ‘acar’ (pickled vegetables) which makes it a wholesome combination that cleanses your palate as you dig into the whole bowl of butter chicken.
Address: 54-1, Jalan USJ 9/5P, Subang Jaya.
Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 11pm.
3. Jibril @ SS15
Who knew you could find a butter chicken rice eatery hidden behind a brick wall of SS15’s Sangkaya. Jibril, a hipster hideout serves one of the creamiest salted egg butter chicken in town. Besides chicken, they also serve a platter of salted egg butter seafood – squid and prawns. Jibril’s set meal also comes with a glass of soda or water and a bowl of vanilla ice-cream.
Address: 25 Jalan SS15/4B, Subang Jaya, Selangor.
Opening Hours: Mondays-Thursdays, 12pm-12am; Fridays, 2.30pm-12am; Saturdays-Sundays, 12pm-12am.
4. Gold Chili @ SS15
Gold Chili is famous among butter chicken aficionados. On most days, there is a long queue of people waiting for a table to eat at this restaurant. Luckily, they’ve opened a new branch in SS15 itself, not far from the main branch. With chicken cutlets served in a signature golden buttermilk gravy that’s sweet and milky, there’s no question why some people would come here every other day of the week.
Address: 5, Ground Floor, Jalan SS 15/8B, SS 15, Subang Jaya, Selangor 47500;
82, Jalan SS15/4, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor (same row as Canai Café, between Nasi Kandar Utara & The Alley).
Opening Hours: Daily from 12pm to 10:45pm.
5. Buttermilk Kitchen @ SS15
Source: Food Advisor
Situated a few doors down from Gold Chili, Buttermilk Kitchen has stepped up the butter chicken rice game by adding a little twist. Here you can order pair your butter chicken with white rice, Nasi Lemak or fried rice. For the buttermilk gravy you can also choose between curry and salted egg. If you are adventurous, try the “Curry Buttermilk Nasi Lemak with Chicken Pieces”, this combination of sweetness and savoury is so delightful that it will make taste buds come alive!
Address: 9, Jalan SS15/8B, 47500, Subang Jaya, Selangor.
Opening Hours: Mondays to Saturdays from 11.30am-10pm (Closed on Sundays).
6. Cincai @ SS15
Unlike its name Cincai, the chefs here definitely do not ‘cincai’ cook their food. Serving rich buttermilk gravy on a bed of crispy deep fried chicken chop and rice plus a bottomless glass of tea, Cincai is definitely a Worth-it dining experience with good yet affordable food. An insider tip: You can opt to order a combination of their signature dishes – ‘Ying Yong’: the buttermilk chicken and curry chicken, it’s so good it will leave you begging for more!
Address: 18-1, Jalan SS15/4D, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
Opening Hours: Mondays to Saturdays from 11am-10pm (Closed on Sundays).
7. Quan Ice Cream and Coffee House @ KL
Aside from ice-cream and coffee, Quan also serves one of the best butter chicken rice in KL. How good is it you ask? Serving tender chicken cutlets soaked in a sweet and creamy buttermilk gravy with rice, a sunny side up and papadom on the side, this dish delectable with every bite. Don’t forget to pair your dish with signature coffee and end your meal with a bowl of ice-cream!
Quan Ice Cream and Coffee House
Address: 8 Jalan Pandan Indah 4/33, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia.
Opening Hours: Daily from 12pm to 12am.
8. The Butter Chicken @ TTDI
As the name suggests, this eatery specialises in Butter Chicken and they have definitely mastered the recipe of THE PERFECT BUTTER CHICKEN. Here you can choose to have grilled chicken, fried chicken or even grilled butter salmon tossed in rich and creamy butter gravy, paired with mixed vegetables and papadom. The buttermilk gravy is flavourful and slightly spicy with curry leaves thrown in. If you’re too lazy to drive out, you can also have this hearty dish delivered to your doorstep through Foodpanda and Grab.
The Butter Chicken
Address: Plaza Rasta, Jalan Datuk Sulaiman, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Damansara, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Opening Hours: Saturday to Thursday from 11am-12am (Closed on Fridays)
9. Tuah Café @ Seksyen 7
Tucked in Seksyen 7, this cozy café serves a comforting platter of butter chicken with creamy buttermilk gravy and steaming hot white rice. It’s no surprise as to why this place is always packed! You can even come here for your supper cravings as they are close at 2am.
Address: No. 20, Jalan7/1C, Seksyen 7, Bandar Baru Bangi.
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday from 4pm-2am (Closed on Thursdays)
10. Bert’s Café @ Shah Alam
Last but not least, Bert’s café’s Creamy Butter Chicken shouldn’t be missed. More on the spicy side, this dish is served with boneless chicken cutlets covered in their signature cili-padi butter sauce. The spiciness definitely enhances the flavour of the gravy.
Address: 36, Jalan Selasih K U12/K, Taman Cahaya Alam, Shah Alam, Selangor.
Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 11pm