Chicken 65 Recipe

Chicken 65 Recipe is a popular Indian Side dish
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Category :
Course :
Side dish
Cuisine :
Technique :
Deep Fry
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Preparation Time :
15 mins
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes

Try this universal favourite, Chicken 65, recipe at home. Garnish with fried onions, garlic and capsicum.


500 g - Chicken

250 g - yogurt

1 tsp - Ginger paste,heaped

1 tsp - Garlic paste,heaped

1 tsp - Sugar

3 tbsp - Lime juice

Oil for deep frying

Seasoning: Salt, according to taste, sea salt

1 tsp - pepper powder

2 tbsp - cayenne pepper

2 tbsp - Red Chilli powder

2 tbsp - coriander powder

1 tsp - Garam Masala

Red food colour, optional

2 tsp - chat masala

1 tsp - Turmeric powder

For coating: 1 egg, beaten

3 tbsp - Corn flour

1 tbsp - Rice flour

Garnish: Fried onion, garlic, Capsicum

Spring onion, chopped

Coriander, finely chopped

Accompaniments: Mint chutney


  1. Pre-preparation:
  2. In a small deep bowl add all the ingredients and seasoning except chicken.
  3. Mix the ingredients and seasoning well till you get a reddish paste.
  4. Apply the paste all over the chicken.
  5. You could cut down the chicken to small bite sizes.
  6. Coat the chicken well with the marinade and let it sit in the fridge wrapped in a cling film for 1-2 hours.
  7. Pierce the chicken with a fork so that the marinade seeps in well.
  8. For chicken 65:
  9. Remove the meat from fridge after two hours
  10. In a heavy bottom wok or kadhai heat oil for deep frying.
  11. Take a few pieces of marinated chicken and rub it in the flour.
  12. Dust away excess flour.
  13. Dip it in the egg and fry it in the oil.
  14. Fry the pieces in medium flame until crisp
  15. Transfer on kitchen towel
  16. Once done in the same oil golden brown some garlic and sliced onions
  17. Serve it as garnish on chicken- 65.

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