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Let’s know some Interesting Stories Behind Chicken 65!!!

Let’s know some Interesting Stories Behind Chicken 65!!!

Being a north Indian I am the big fan of scrumptious Chicken 65 Those who are are not familiar with this term let me tell you that it is one of the classic dishes of South Indian cuisine. Basically, it was originated from Chennai and was introduced in 1965 at the famous Buhari restaurant.

There are few interesting and different historical claims for how the name "Chicken 65" came into existence. Some theories even say that the chicken was cut into 65 pieces and 65 ingredients were used to prepare the dish.

Let’s know more about chicken 65!!!

Starting Point Of Chicken 65

Chicken 65 was set up at the famous Buhari restaurant in Chennai in the year 1965. 

Time to Marinate

 The marinade for the dish takes 65 days to prepare. However, the reason was to retain its freshness and flavor.

Grounding Of Chicken 65

 It takes a lot of preparation.  Actually, Chicken 65 was made with 65 kinds of spicy chilies (ginger, cumin, curry leaves, turmeric and much more) and peppers

Old Saying

 Yet another story is related to the North Indian army soldiers, who often visited military canteens in Chennai. The menu was written in Tamil and the soldiers couldn't read it. As most soldiers could not read Tamil, they used to order a dish by specifying the dish number which was 65 on the menu. Since then, the dish is popularly known as Chicken 65. Is it an amazing story.