Historical claims: Chicken 65 was a dish introduced in 1965 at the famous Buhari Hotel restaurant in Chennai by its founder A.M.Buhari, a pioneer in the South Indian food industry. There are different stories behind its name, whatever the story be, its the taste which has made this dish an all time favourite. But with the right use of spices the same restaurant quality can be aquirred with ease at home. It can also be served as a side-dish, that goes great with rice and sambar.

(Source: Rakesh Reddy) While Chennaites still associate this restaurant with its iconic biryani, it’s Chicken 65 that makes Buhari show up on Google searches the world over. I remember that whenever we friends visited the dhabas it was the Chicken 65 that was first ordered by most of us and is also the dish most adorable to the kids. Very popular in restaurants and fast food menus. Chicken 65 is a very popular starter in most restaurants that serve non-veg in Tamilnadu.

I am sure most would agree with me on this. Chicken 65, wow! Its one of those popular dishes prepared in most of the dhabas and restaurants. Chicken 65 is a famous appetiser or starter recipe from Tamil Nadu.

Chicken deep fried in oil with the extra seasoning makes it … To reduce heat in the recipe, just substitute half of chilli powder with shimla mirch powder.

The origin of chicken 65 dates back to early 60's. Buhari is more famous in Chennai for its biryani, but the Chicken 65 has won it global acclaim.