Chicken 65

    Categories: ChickenSouth Indian Non Veg

‘Chicken 65’ is a South Indian delicacy.  It is a spicy, deep-fried chicken dish which can be served as a snack, starter or side dish with pulao, parathas and rice.   It is so easy to prepare and can be refrigerated and fried as and when required!


Chicken – 1 kg

Yogurt – 1 cup

Chilly powder – 2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Ginger-garlic paste -1 tbsp

Orange red color – 1/4 tsp

Curry leaves – 3 sprigs

Vinegar – 1 tbsp

Salt – to taste

Oil – for frying



Marinate the chicken pieces with yogurt, chilly powder, turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, orange red color, vineger and salt.  Keep it refrigerated for an hour.  Add more chilly powder if you want to make it spicier. Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken pieces on a medium flame.  Just before removing the fried chicken pieces from the oil, add few curry leaves so that the chicken absorbs the aroma of the curry leaves.  Fry the chicken in two or three batches and repeat the same process as mentioned.  Garnish with onion rings, green chillies and lemon wedges.  Yummy ‘Chicken 65’ is ready to be served!

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