Chicken 65 / Restaurant Style Chicken 65 / Fried Chicken

Chicken 65 is one of the popular dish of Tamil Nadu. It is believed to be originated from Chennai. This very famous South Indian Chicken 65 is an easy and quick recipe made with simple ingredients. A delicious and a perfect starters served with fried green chillies, fried curry leaves, onion slices and lemon slices.

Chicken 65 is a spicy and slightly crispy from outside fried chicken. It is a very delicious and yummilicious dish which you cant resist. This chicken 65 is a family favourite dish and so it is a very regular dish in my home.

Chicken 65 is an easy yet mouthwatering , awesome appetizer and a perfect side dish too. It is a great alternative when you want something really perfect to eat. Restaurant style chicken 65 is liked by everyone and is easily available at almost every restaurant and fast food centres. You can also call it as a quick and easy recipe which you can make at your home with easily available ingredients and enjoy the restaurant style dish.

You will come across a variety of chicken 65 recipe. Here’s is my take on chicken 65 where the chicken peices are marinated in spice powders, curd, ginger garlic paste and slightly coated with flours. This recipe has a video recipe which i have shared below. Do watch and let us know how you liked it.

Chicken 65 can be prepared within 40 mins of time including the marination time. It can be prepared in less time by marinating the chicken for lesser time if you are in a rush or time constraint.

It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every region and perfect for any occasion. Even a beginner can easily prepare this and enjoy it. So, the next time you have a get together, party, kitty party or any special occasion don’t forget to try out the absolutely amazing Chicken 65. Surprise your family and friends by preparing this restaurant style Chicken 65 at the comfort of your home.

Let’s get started with the recipe. If you ever try this recipe please do share with me also in the comments below how it turned out for you. I would be happy to read your feedback.

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Preparation time : 30 mins
Cooking time : 12 mins
Serves : 3


300 gms Chicken
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp Pepper powder
2 tsp kashmiri red chilly powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp Coriander powder
½ tsp Garam masala powder
2 tbsps thick Curd or 1 egg
1 tbsp corn flour
1 tbsp rice flour or All Purpose Flour
Salt to taste
2 green chillies chopped
1 sprig curry leaves
1 cup Oil for frying
Onion and lemon slices for serving

Method :

In a mixing bowl add the chicken, ginger garlic paste, pepper powder, kashmiri red chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, Garam Masala powder, corn flour, rice flour, curd, salt to taste and mix well.

Marinate the chicken for atleast 30 mins. The longer marination the better.

Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry the green chillies and curry leaves till crisp.

In the same hot oil, lower the heat and drop the marinated chicken. Fry them over medium heat for 10-12 mins or until golden and slightly crisp from outside.

Serve them with fried green chillies, fried curry leaves, onion slices and lemon slices.


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