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Chicken 65 (Hot and Spicy Chicken) Recipe

Chicken 65 (Hot and Spicy Chicken) is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes

This famous dish from Tamil Nadu goes great with rice and sambar. It can also be served as an appetiser. To reduce heat in the recipe, just substitute half of chili powder with shimla mirch powder.


  • 1 kg. Chicken (boneless, skinless thighs)
  • 2 tsps. Corn flour
  • 2 tsps. All Purpose Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1.5 tsps. Ginger (paste)
  • 1.5 tsps. Garlic (paste)
  • 2 tsps. red chilies (powder)
  • 12 green chilies
  • 2 cups Yoghurt
  • 1 tsp. All spice powder (cloves, cinnamon, cardamom)
  • 4 drops Food Color (Red)
  • Onion for garnishing
  • 3 tsps. Lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable Oil for frying
  • How to Make Chicken 65 (Hot and Spicy Chicken):

    1. Mix corn flour, all purpose flour, egg, ginger garlic paste, chilli powder and salt to thick batter. Add water if required.
    2. Add chicken pieces to the batter and marinate for an hour.
    3. Deep fry the marinated chicken pieces till they turn golden.
    4. Heat 4 tsp oil in a sauce pan and add slit chillies, yogurt, garam masala, red color, little salt and the fried chicken pieces.
    5. Fry for 4-5 minutes and remove from heat.
    6. Add lime juice, mix well and garnish with onions.


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