Sunday, October 11, 2009

Chicken 65

       Chicken 65 is a spicy, deep-fried chicken dish popular in South India as a quick snack. The flavour of the dish comes from ginger, pepper and spices although the exact recipe can vary. It can be prepared using chicken on or off the bone.


Chicken - 2 lbs(boneless,skinless thighs)
All purpose flour - 2 tsps
Corn flour - 2 tsps
Egg - 1
Yogurt - 2 cups
Green chilli - 12(Slitted)
Onion -1(chopped)
Pepper powder - 1 tsp
Gingergarlic paste - 3 tsps
Red chilli powder - 2 tsps
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Food colour - 4-5 drops
Chopped coriander for garnishing
Salt as required
Oil for deep frying


1.Mix corn flour,all purpose flour,egg,red chilli powder,gingergarlic paste,pepper powder,food colour and salt in a bowl to thick batter(add water if required)
2.Add chicken pieces and marinate it for 1 hour.
3.Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the marinated chicken pieces in small batches over medum-high heat till they turn golden brown.
4.Make sure that the chicken pieces are completely fried before taking off from the heat.
5.In a kadai heat 2 tsps of oil then add slitted green chilli,chopped onions and saute till the onions are soft.
6.Add yogurt,fried chicken pieces and stir fry them for 5 minutes.

     Granish it with chopped coriander before serving.Chicken 65 is great as appetizer or accomplishment with rice.Please post ur comments on this recipe.

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