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Chicken 65 Recipe

Written By Angela Steffi on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | 11:08:00 PM

Chicken 65 is an awesome starter recipe and goes excellent with biryani.This restaurant style chicken 65 has a Crispy texture on the outside and tastes delicious and at the same time it is quite easy to make.Now-a-days lot of stores carry ready-made Chicken 65 powder but they are not good for health because they add food color and some preservatives in it.Home made chicken 65 is much healthier and tastes several fold than one we get in the restaurants.
There are several stories told of this chicken 65.Some say that this recipe was invented in the year 1965 and so this recipe got the name chicken "65"
Some believe that this chicken 65 was made with 65 days old chicken (from the day it hatched) thus it got its name and some chefs say that this recipe is made with 65 types of ingredients and got its name.
No matter how and why this recipe got its name it tastes delicious and certainly deserves a spot on your plate.


Serving Size          :  4 people

Preparation Time : 30 minutes

Cooking Time       : 10 mins

Difficulty: Spice Level:


1/2 kg Chicken (with or without bones)

For marination
3 TbspYogurt / Curd
1 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
1 tsp  Garam Masala powder
1 tspCoriander powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
2 Tbsp Kashmiri Chili powder
1  Tbsp Corn flour
1 beaten Egg

salt to taste

For Garnishing
5 Green Chilies
FewCurry leaves

Cooking Method

Step 1) To make chicken 65 masala in a bowl add Yogurt, Ginger garlic paste, garam masala, coriander powder, chili powder, corn flour,Turmeric powder, salt ,beated egg and mix it nicely to for am smooth paste.Do not add any water.The batter should be thick


Step 2) Add the chicken pieces and combine well with the masala paste.Make sure all the areas are nicely covered with the masalas. After mixing cover and marinate for 30 minutes.


Step 3) After 30 minutes of marination fry the chicken pieces in oil.Do not over crowd the chicken pieces there should be enough space between the pieces only then the chicken will fry uniformly all around.Once they are half done flip it to the other side and fry until crisp and golden brown.
Finally fry some curry leaves and chilies in the same oil and garnish the chicken pieces.


Our delicious chicken 65 is ready to be enjoyed as a starer or as a side for biryani, plain rice and lot more.See how easy this is to make and I can guarantee you that this restaurant style chicken 65 tastes several time better than the one we buy from stores and hotels.Do try this easy Chicken 65 recipe and post your feedback.Happy Cooking.



About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


  1. Tried your chicken 65 recipe and it tastes good. Thanks!

    1. Thank you so much for your feedback Archu :) I am glad that you liked the recipe.

  2. Hi steffi... I am also from NGL... loved ur way of presentation... extremely good. hats off to the efforts taken by u.

    1. oh namma ooru jolly !!! Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback Vinu:) Happy Cooking.

  3. This is absolutely delicious! My friends enjoyed this. Thank you for the recipe!

    1. You are most welcome, I am glad that your friends liked. Thank you so much for sharing your feedback Bonita. Happy COoking !!!

  4. My husband want to have Chicken 65 and I am going to try your receipe...

  5. That’s a Unique Chicken Recipe. I love exploring, preparing & savoring scrumptious Non-Veg Dishes. I have added Jaipuri Chicken & Fish Finger Recipe to my bucket-list. I am going to try them all during my upcoming holidays.