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Sunday, May 13, 2012

Chicken 65 Recipe - Restaurant Style | Chicken Recipes

Chicken 65
I've always wondered how chicken 65 in restaurants alone turn very soft and juicy. I didn't give a serious thought until the little one started tasting and liking chicken. Now that she likes chicken 65, I browsed around and finalised this recipe which turned out to be a hit. Also one of my friend and regular reader had asked for this recipe long back and this is for you Manjula :) For all the vegetarians check out gobi 65 recipe :)
Chicken 65 Recipe
Make your chicken 65 just like in restaurants, am sure you will love this recipe as we did!
Restaurant Style Chicken 65 Recipe

Chicken 65 Recipe Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 2 hrs | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Starter | Recipe Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Reference: Sashi Recipes

For the marinade:

Cleaned Boneless Chicken - 1/2 kg (15-20 small bite size pieces)
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
Red Chili Powder - 3 tsp
Cumin Powder - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder- a generous pinch
Corn Flour - 2 tsp
Rice Flour - 3/4 tsp
Red Food Color - 1/4 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Egg - 1
Salt - to taste

Other ingredients:

Oil - for deep frying
Curry Leaves - few
Green Chilies - 2 halved
Raw onion slices - few just to season
Lemon - 1/2 wedge just to season

Method:

  1. Mix all the ingredients listed under 'For the marinade' and mix well.
    How to make chicken 65 - Step1
  2. Allow it to rest for 2 hours atleast - the more resting time the softer the chicken 65 will be. Then heat oil in a kadai deep fry curry leaves and green chillies till crisp and set aside. Then add the chicken pieces in batches and fry well.
    How to make chicken 65 - Step2
  3. Deep fry them until crispy and till it turns golden brown. Garnish with fried curry leaves and green chillies.
    How to make chicken 65 - Step3
Serve with raw onion slices and lemon wedges as a starter.
Chicken 65 Recipe - Restaurant style

My Notes:

  • The time for marinade is very important to get juicy soft chicken 65 else it would turn hard and rubbery. So make sure to marinade atleast for 2 hours atleast.
  • You can also include small chopped pieces of ginger and garlic with the tempering ingredients.
  • You can also skip the yellow yolk of the egg and just add only the white part.
  • Choose tender chicken thigh part and cut them into small bite sized pieces.
Chicken 65 Recipe
Written by: SHARMILEE J

44 comments:

  1. is there any other alternative of deep frying the chicken?Can we grill it in microwave?Please tell,i am a newbie in kitchen and i very much want to make this recipe.

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  2. steps shown so well. I am told that the chicken 65 name came about because they needed broilers - young and tender 65 days old?? - for the dish. I do not know if that is true. But we have so many dishes that have taken off from this - even Alu 65!!

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  3. @CallmeMamun: Not sure..I havent tried it guess it will work if we keep in grill mode around 200deg C but not sure on the timing, try it for 15mins, check then grill it accordingly.

    @radha : I have read so many stories why its called chicken 65 but really not sure which is true :)

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  4. perfect appetizers. will be a pleaser in a party

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  5. As of 5/13/12 the Gobi 65 link is this same page~ I'm not vegetarian though I do eat vegetables. =P

    I'd definitely going to try this one!

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  6. chicken 65 looks delicious and crispy,kids favorite dish..

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  7. I too tried this chicken 65 recipe long back, it was too good...yours looks so tempting!!

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  8. Absolutely mouth watering! Crispy and looks spicy.

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  9. Looks just like the one at restaurants.. too good :) . Hey sharmi, hv u ever tried KFC fried chicken at home ? Please do post :)

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  10. I just saw this picture on Foodgawker and couln't stop appreciating!! The recipe is great and I am determined to try this now!!!
    http://cosmopolitancurrymania.blogspot.com/

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  11. superb and mouthwatering chicken 65 :)

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  12. Looks so delicious. Awesome clicks. Yeah I too saw ur picture in Foodgawker. :)

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  13. Yummm, drooling rite now here..irresistible starter.

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  14. Sooo tempting and crispy chicken..

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  15. @Priya Ravi : No havent tried it yet...but sure to try and post it :)

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  16. oh chicken post aa , i cant comment on this but i love its color .. :)Nice presentation too..

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  17. Perfectly made,crispy and yummy chicken

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  18. I make gobi 65 and that's always been a hit at my place. No doubts ur little one likes this chicken version. :)

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  19. Looks perfect..this is my favourite chicken snack..

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  20. wow very nice recipe,luks perfect n yum...

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  21. I LOVE U Chicken 65 super recipe

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  22. hi i loved this chicken 65 recipe is too good and i need one recipe detail. last week me and my husband went to bangalore for lunch we went for a restaurant there i had puthina kitchen curry its too good can i get that recipe from u i am waiting

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  23. @Raji: I havent heard of this recipe at all....but if I come across the recipe, will surely post it

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  24. hey sharmi can we add vinegar to make the chicken soft ???? and i have tried the chicken in oven but with different marinade i will ask my mom for the recipe and post it here


    with love
    vini

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  25. @JMJ : I havent personlly tried with vinegar so not sure

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  26. Wonderful recipe. Loved ur version. My mommy doesn't add egg. Gonna try dis one tonight <3

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  27. Tried ur recipe and found it perfect. thank u

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  28. tried ur recipe and found it as perfect as restaurant. thank u so much

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  29. Looks amazing.. Trying it out this afternoon

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  30. I just made this recipe,,2 hours to go..i have added curd also...will let u know how it comes out..urs looks delicious..thanks for ur recipe..

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  31. i just made this with ur recipe...2 hours to go,..i have added curd too,i ll let u know how it comes out,..urs looks delicious,..thanks for ur recipe :-)

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  32. dear sharmi,in my recipe i'll not add corriandar powder and pepper jeera powder .
    instead i'll add maidha and kadalai maavu.please try this...also yours is good

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  33. Dear Sharmi, Tried your recipe. Came out very well. My kids loved it. Thanks for the recipe

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  34. Sharmi tried your chicken 65 recipe turned well like restaurant my kid enjoyed well

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  35. Looks Amazing...Trying it in this Sunday.

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  36. superb!!!!!! i hv tried and it was amazinggggg......thanks a lot

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  37. Tried it today... n it was yumm..my son loved it... i just love your recipes and the way you present it picture by picture.... thanks alot for share your recipes... keep cooking and keep sharing

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