A Taste of Hakka at Chi Ka Yin, Bandar Puteri Puchong

  • Sharebar

Another introduction to Puchong restaurant! :) This time on Hakka food, one of the few available around this area. This place was recommended by Uli and upon entering the restaurant, I saw plenty of media coverage including newspaper publications as well as Ho Chak! on TV. Impressive!

IMG_6835

Chi Ka Yin on newspaper

Before the food was served, I ordered a refreshing honey lime drink.

IMG_6824

Lime drink

The first soup of bitter gourd was one of the better ones that I’ve tasted. I am never a fan of bitter gourd or anything bitter for that matter, but this soup was boiled such that the bitter taste was really subtle. yet I felt the cooling effect after drinking the soup, which is really a win-win situation for me!

IMG_6856

Bitter Gourd Salted Vege Soup (苦瓜咸菜汤) [RM6(S)| RM12(B)]

IMG_6857

Pepper Pork Stomach Soup (猪肚汤) [RM6(S)| RM12(B)]

The braised duck was already appetizing just from the look of it. It was very homely, with smooth skin and soft flesh.

IMG_6843

Braised Duck (卤鸭)[RM12(S)| RM24(B)]

Of course, one must not miss the abacus which is a signature Hakka dish.

IMG_6845

Hakka Abacus Seeds (算盘子) [RM12(S)| RM24(B)]

IMG_6844

Hakka Fried Meat (客家炸肉) [RM8(S)| RM16(B)]

IMG_6847

Yam Pork Belly (芋头扣肉) [RM8(S)| RM16(B)]

The spring roll was my favourite of the lot! Upon checking with the restaurant manager, I found out that the spring roll is indeed a best-seller! It was extremely aromatic, with crispy skin and lots of fillings of meat and vegetables combined together. This is definitely a must-order.

IMG_6849

Spring Roll (春卷) [RM12(S)| RM24(B)]

Too far to go to Ipoh for salted chicken? There’s always another option right here at Chi Ka Yin. :)

IMG_6852

Hakka Salted Chicken (客家咸鸡) [RM13(S)| RM25(B)]

IMG_6850

Vinegar Pork Knuckle (白萝卜猪脚醋) [RM8(S)| RM16(B)]

The salted vege fish was cooked in a way that eliminated the fishy smell while retaining its freshness. I enjoyed eating this very much.

IMG_6851

Salted Vege Fish (咸菜焖鱼) [RM15(S)| RM30(B)]

IMG_6854

Yong Tau Foo (醸豆腐) [RM8(S)| RM16(B)]

Another recommended dish was the salted egg steam pork, which brought back memories of my grandmother’s cooking. Very traditional and homey.

IMG_6861

Salted Egg Steam Pork (咸蛋蒸肉饼) [RM6(S)| RM12(B)]

IMG_6858

Stir-fried vegetables

IMG_6853

The dishes that night

IMG_6866

Complimentary Konyaku Jelly

P1140995

The team behind the scenes

P1140950

Chi Ka Yin Hakka restaurant

IMG_6826

Contact person

Although there was no dish that screamed unique at Chi Ka Yin, I thought its uniqueness lies in the fact that it makes one feel like home, with traditional cooking methods, prepared fuss-free and healthily. Go try it out yourself. :)

Note: All gorgeous pictures from Saucer :)

Restoran Chi Ka Yin

Address: No.9-G, Jalan Puteri 2/6,
Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong, Selangor.
Tel: +6017 6080886
http://www.chikayin.com.my/

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
  • 04.22.10
  • |
  • Food
  • |
  • iamthewitch
Leave a Comment
(Required)
(Will not be published) (Required)

45 Comments
Get Adobe Flash player