Chicken 65 Recipe - Delicious Chicken 65
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Recipe type: Appetiser
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 People
For marinating chicken
  • Boneless Chicken breast or thighs, cubed evenly- 3 breasts or thighs
  • Ginger-garlic paste- ½ tbsp
  • Kashmiri red chili powder- ¾ to 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ⅛ tsp
  • Ground cumin- ½ tsp
  • Garam masala- ½ tsp
  • Ground pepper- ½ tsp
  • Corn flour- 1 tbsp
  • White Vinegar- ½ tbsp (or use lemon juice)
  • Yogurt- 3 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup- 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Salt- to taste
For making tempering
  • Oil,used for frying chicken- 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Green chilies, halved- 3
  • Curry leaves- 2 sprigs
  • Red onion, sliced thin- 1
  • Chili powder- ½ tsp
  • Vinegar- 2 tsp
  • Salt- to taste
Other ingredients
  • Oil- for deep frying chicken
  1. You could either use chicken breasts or thighs, thighs will turn more softer and tender.
  2. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients mentioned for marinating chicken. Keep refrigerated for 3 hours or overnight the better.
  3. Place a frying pan over medium heat, add enough oil for deep frying and let the oil turn hot.
  4. Add the marinated chicken pieces without crowding and deep fry over medium heat till golden brown in color. Do not fry over high heat.
  5. Fry the chicken in 3 to 4 batches.
  6. Transfer the fried chicken to a kitchen paper towel. Keep aside.
For making tempering
  1. Place a non-stick pan over medium heat, add 2 tbsp oil used for frying chicken.
  2. Add mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  3. Add green chilies and curry leaves, saute for a minute.
  4. Add sliced red onion, season with salt, saute till onions turn golden brown.
  5. Add chili powder, saute for a few seconds.
  6. Add vinegar, combine well.
  7. Remove the pan from the heat.
  8. While serving, garnish the red onion tempering over the chicken 65.
  9. Enjoy this delicious chicken 65 appetizer.
In restaurants, red color will be added to the marinade, that explains the vibrant red color of this dish.
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