Thursday, January 22, 2015

Chicken 65....

Through a good friend , we came across the actual history of CHICKEN 65. Posting the page.
Most of us have surely come across chicken 65 at some point ....relished it at some roadside dhaba or
at some sublime restaurant....
Did you know its history? Chicken 65 was first introduced at the Buhari Hotel in Chennai in the year 1965 according to this article, Which looks like the most probable answer.See below. 

Mango Hill serves up a delicious make of Chicken 65 Dry.
You can also try at home. Below is the Recipe of Chicken 65  Semi Gravy

1/2 Kg Chicken preferably boneless
2tsp Cornflour
3tablespoon Maida / white flour
1 egg
3 tsps of Ginger Garlic paste
2 tsp Chilli powder or as you like
2 cups yoghurt
1tsp. Garam Masala or Cloves, Cinnamon , Cardomom powder
1/2 tsp Red Food colorant (you can avoid this should you wish)
3tsps Lime Juice
Salt to taste
Oil for Frying

1 onion sliced  for Garnishing
1/2 tsp Chat masala for Garnishing
A pinch of Black salt for Garnish(optional)

1. Make a thick Batter of Cornflour and white flour and egg with some cold water.ginger garlic paste, chilli powder , Red colorant (optional)and salt to taste. Marinate the chicken pieces for atleast half and hour.
2. Dry fry the chicken pieces untill golden brown and place on tissue to absorb extra oil.
3. For the sauce:Heat  oil in a Fry pan and add , yoghurt,cloves, cinnamon, cardamom powder, red color, little salt and the fried chicken pieces. Keep tossing for 5 mins or untill the sauce comes together. Add the lime juice before serving.
4. Serve with wedges of Lime, Sliced Onion. Sprinkle Chat Masala and a pinch of Black salt for added taste.

Try it at Home and let us know.

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