Homemade Chicken 65 Recipe
"It is a very popular South Indian starter dish that is spicy and delicious. There are many different ways of making this recipe. It is a popular snack made using marinated chicken. In this recipe, small boneless chicken pieces are marinated in Chicken 65 masala, and then deep-fried until the pieces turn crispy."
-- @amitroy


Prep time 30mins
Cook time 15mins


  • 1 Egg White
  • 250 grams Boneless Chicken Pieces
  • 3 tablespoon Corn Flour
  • 1/ 2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste (Marinating)
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste (Cooking)
  • 1 1/ 2 tablespoons Curd (Marinating)
  • 2 tablespoons Curd (Cooking)
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder (Marinating)
  • 3/ 4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder (Cooking)
  • 1 pinch Turmeric
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon Pepper Powder
  • 6 Curry Leaves
  • as needed for frying Oil
  • as needed Salt
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon Chopped Garlic
  • 3 Slitted Green Chilies
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon Pepper Powder
  • 2 tablespoon Water


  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, add 1 ½ Tbsp curd, ½ Tsp Red Chili Powder, ½ Tbsp Ginger Garlic paste, a pinch of turmeric, and salt according to your taste, 3 to 4 chopped curry leaves, and ½ Tsp Pepper Powder. Mix it well.

  • Step 2

    Add freshly cut and properly washed small boneless chunks of chicken and mix properly and keep it aside for at least 1 hour.

  • Step 3

    Add 3 Tbsp cornflour, and 1 egg white to the marinated chicken. Mix well and your Chicken is ready to be fried.

  • Step 4

    Take a deep pan. Switch on the flame, keep on high. Add oil to deep fry your marinated chicken.

  • Step 5

    As soon as the oil is hot, bring the flame on medium, add the chicken pieces slowly and one by one. Let it fry till it turns crispy. Fry all the chicken pieces and remove them on a tissue paper.

  • Step 6

    In a Kadhai, heat 1 Tbsp oil, add ½ Tsp chopped garlic, ½ Tsp cumin seeds, Slitted Green Chilies and 1 to 2 curry leaves.

  • Step 7

    Fry for a minute, then add ¾ Tsp Red Chili powder, ½ Tsp ginger garlic paste, 2 Tbsp curd, Sugar and salt according to your taste. Stir well.

  • Step 8

    As soon as the mixture starts thickening, add the chicken pieces and keep stirring. Switch off the flame and serve hot with Chicken fried rice or egg schezwan fried rice.