Chicken 65


Chicken 65 is spicy- deep fried chicken from Tamilnadu. It can be made with bone or with out bone. Today, am making this dish with boneless chicken. For this dish I'm using thigh part of the chicken which turns out to be juicy when fried.  Chicken 65 is often served as a snack or starter. If you want semi- gravy style you can also add whipped curd as required which gives wet effect to the dish.  You are always free to adjust the amount of spices by reducing or increasing it. So lets make some Chicken 65!!

To Make This Recipe You Will Need :


Boneless Chicken ( I bought Pre- packed)
370 Grams
Pepper Powder
½ Teaspoon
Salt
To taste
Egg
1
Corn Flour
2 Tablespoons + 2  Tablespoons to use in the end
Crushed Garlic
1 Tablespoon
Onion (Medium sized)
 Half (finely chopped)
Green Chillies
2 ( Slit)
Curry Leaves
As required
Ginger- Garlic  paste
1 Teaspoon
Cumin Powder
½ Teaspoon
Turmeric  Powder
½ Teaspoon
Red chilli powder
½ Teaspoon
1 ½ Teaspoons
Red food colour
¼ Teaspoon
Water
6 Tablespoons(C.F dissolved in water)
Oil
As required to deep fry the chicken











Method :

 First prepare the chicken by cutting them into bite size pieces,cleaned and washed throughly.
To the chicken, add corn flour (2 Tablespoons), salt, pepper and egg. Mix the chicken well, marinate it for atleast 1 hour. Longer the marination, better the chicken. After marinating the chicken pieces deep fry them on medium flame so that the chicken cooks well..

                     
Next, add required amount of oil to other kadai, followed by cumin seeds, crushed garlic, onions, ginger garlic paste,curry leaves, green chilies, red food color, red chilli paste, cumin powder, turmeric powder. Saute the whole mixture for 1 minute and add the fried chicken pieces. Stir well. At this point you can check for taste and can add spices according to your taste. If you feel that chicken mixture turned out spicy then simply squeeze lemon/lime juice to cut down the spiciness.. After stirring well add the cornflour dissolved in water, cover the lid and cook it further for 3 to 4 minutes on low flame. 

*** If you want semi gravy or wet chicken 65 then add enough amount of whipped yogurt (curds) before adding the fried chicken pieces.. 





And your're done!! 



Enjoy!!