Ayam Betutu is made of chicken with spices inside. The spices consist of turmeric, ginger, kencur, galangal, onion, garlic, salam leaf, and chilies. All these spices are mixed and put inside the chicken. That is why it is called Ayam Betutu.
Ayam Betutu is usually served in Balinese traditional ceremonies such as Odalan, Otonan, wedding ceremony, etc.
If you are a fan of processed chicken dishes, you must try one of these Balinese cuisine. Ayam Betutu (Chicken Betutu) dish which is made from chicken or duck, which contains the whole spices, then roasted in the husk fire. Ayam Betutu used as food in religious ceremonies and traditional ceremonies. Now, chicken betutu can be enjoyed in a variety of restaurants. Consumers not only society of Bali, but also overseas visitors who come to Bali. Ayam Betutu is one of the dish proud by people of Bali. Chicken or duck to be in though usually wrapped in banana leaves, then wrapped again with the stem nut, so wrapped tightly. Duck or chicken grown in a hole in the ground and covered with hot coals for 6 to 7 hours until cooked.