Chicken 65 is one of the most popular snack or starter.It is very tasty,lip smacking and mouthwatering chicken recipe.Chicken 65 is made in many variations.Here I  have made it in a south indian version.Chicken 65 can be made in dry or gravy.


  • Boneless chicken 500 grams
  • Yogurt 1/2 cup
  • Corn flour 1 tablespoon
  • Rice flour/multi purpose flour 1 tablespoon
  • Egg 1
  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon
  • Chicken 65 spice 1 tablespoon(home made)
  • Chicken 65 powder(dry ginger garlic,cinnamon,cardamom,clove and paprika powder)
  •  Onion 1  cut in cubes(optional)
  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 tea spoon
  • Lime juice/vinegar 2 tablespoon
  • Chopped Spring onion 2 tablespoon
  • Curry leaves 2 sprigs
  • Green chillies 3 nos


  • Step 1_In a bowl take chicken pieces,add corn flour,rice/ multipurpose flour, 1/2 ginger garlic paste,chicken 65 powder ,egg,curd salt and mix well.Marinate for 1 hour.(for the juiciness,you have to leave more than 1 hour or leave overnight.
  • Step 2 _Heat the oil and deep fry the chicken pieces till they turn golden brown.Fry on a low heat and turning every once in a while,so that chicken cooked properly from inside.)Drain on the absorbent paper.
  • Step 3 _Heat the 2 tablespoon oil in a pan,mustard seeds, when it starts spluttering ,add remaining ginger garlic paste,green chillies, Onion cubes and curry leaves and fry for 30 seconds.Now add the fried chicken and toss well.
  • Step 4 -Cook fried chicken pieces  for 5 to 6 minutes.Remove from heat.

Garnish with spring onion and squeeze the lemon juice.Serve hot

NOTE -If you want to make gravy style,add 1 tablespoon cornflour slurry to chicken 65.