Chicken 65

Chicken 65

Chicken 65 is a common spicy, deep fried chicken recipe in Tamil Nadu, India. Chicken 65 is commonly available from small shops to big Five Star Restaurants. Though there are many anecdotes about the origin of Chicken 65, Amitabh Bachchan's Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 1) and Siddarth Basu's Quiz Time in Doordarshan featured Chicken 65 as an invention of AM Buhari the founder of Chennai’s Buhari Restaurant in the year 1965.
There are many variations in the Chicken 65 recipe. The usual recipe is the inclusion of Chicken with or without bone and the inclusion of spices like Ginger, Garlic, Pepper etc, with vinegar. Usually it is marinated for about 2 hours and then deep fried in Coconut oil. There are numerous variations depending on the area and taste prevailing in that region.

Chicken 65

Now we shall see how to make your own Chicken 65 Recipe.
Chicken 65 Ingredients:
Chicken - 400 grams
Riceflour - 2 tsp
Corn flour - 2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
Garam masala - ¼ tsp
Pepper powder - ¼ tsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Salt - To taste
Lime - 2 tsp
Oil - for deep frying
Curry leaves - few
Green chilli - 2

Chicken 65 Method:
Clean the chicken. Mix all the ingredient given below the marinate heading.
Chicken 65 step1

 Put chicken in this mixture and mix thoroughly.  I forgot to add ginger garlic paste so i add it in the last.  Keep it in the fridge for minimum half an hour.
Chicken 65 step2

 Heat oil in a frying pan, add curry leaves and slitted green chilli. Once it is fried remove it. In the same oil fry the chickens till golden brown.
Chicken 65 step3

Sprinkle fried curry leaves and green chilli over it. Cut onion into thin slices. Serve hot with onion slices and lime pieces.
Chicken 65

If you want you can squeeze the lime over it.
You can fry in coconut oil also.
If you want your chicken 65 colourful, you can add a pinch of red colour.

Chicken 65

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