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chicken 65



Chicken 65 is a spicy, deep-fried chicken dish originating from Chennai, South India. The flavor of the dish can be attributed to red chillies, but the exact set of ingredients for the recipe can vary. It is generally served with vegetable biryani, roti, and parotta. Despite its strange name, Chicken 65 is a favorite of many due to its tangy and spicy flavors.

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chicken pieces


red chilli powder

1 tablespoon

turmeric powder

1/2 tablespoon

lemon juice

1 tablespoon


2 tablespoons

plain yogurt

1 cup

ginger garlic paste

2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

- 2

green chilies


Curry leaves

Oil for frying



Step 1:

Marinate the chicken pieces in a mixture of red chilli powder, turmeric powder, lemon, salt, and ginger garlic paste for at least an hour.

Step 2:

Add cornflour to the marinated chicken and mix it well.

Step 3:

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the chicken pieces until they turn golden brown.

Step 4:

In a separate pan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil.

Step 5:

Add chopped green chilies and curry leaves.

Step 6:

Stir-fry for a minute and then add the fried chicken and stir well.

Step 7:

Dish it out and serve it hot with onion rings and lemon wedges.

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