Chicken 65 Recipe Hyderabadi Gravy and Dry Restaurant Style

Chicken 65 is one of the most popular snack and a starter recipe all across India… It is made using boneless chicken pieces marinated with some spices and deep fried.

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I love making various chicken dishes and this is one of the best chicken recipes to be tried. It is indeed a mouth watering chicken recipe….


Chicken 65 here is made in a traditional hyderabadi version and it can be made with other variations too…

The name ‘chicken 65′ is said to be named after various reasons…

Some  feel that this particular starter snack is said to be placed as the 65th item in the menu list and some say that this is a dish that belongs to chennai but, whatever the reason for the name is, it is definitely a mouth watering snack delicacy.


The recipe here is written in the recipe card format as well as shown with the help of a video procedure…

Chicken is such a wonderful non veg delicacy that it can be tried in various forms and every chicken dish is a delight to our taste buds and my blog is flooded with so many chicken recipes and shall be included with more chicken delicacies as days to come…

This recipe is marinated with dry spices, egg, corn flour, all purpose flour which is marinated for about half an hour and deep fried and then it is sauteed in curd and spices…


It gives an amazing taste if eaten by sprinkling lemon all over the chicken and also served with onions…

Curry leaves do play an important role in giving the perfect aroma to the chicken…

Chicken 65 can be made in the form of dry and gravy. Dry version is just the deep fried version of the marinated chicken…

This recipe can be used as an iftar snack during the month of ramadan and it can be included as an iftar meal…

Dry chicken 65:

Marinate the chicken with salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder, egg beaten, corn flour, maida and mix all the ingredients well. Marinate the chicken for half an hour and deep fry in oil… This gives the chicken 65 dry recipe version.


We all are familiar with this wonderful chicken 65 recipe and without much ado I would like to share this tasty and yummy starter recipe for my blog readers….

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How to make chicken 65 recipe gravy below:

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Chicken 65 Recipe Hyderabadi Gravy Dry Restaurant Style
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A hyderabadi gravy version of making chicken 65 which can be eaten as a starter and is a deep fried snack item sauteed in gravy made with boneless chicken.
Recipe type: Chicken
Cuisine: Hyderabadi
Serves: 3-4
  • 1 kg boneless chicken washed well
  • salt - as per taste
  • 1½ tbsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp full ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour/maida
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 beaten egg
Other ingredients:
  • oil for deep frying
To make the gravy:
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp very finely chopped/crushed ginger
  • ½ tsp very finely chopped or crushed garlic
  • 6-7 green chillies vertically slit
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • 1 cup yogurt(200 ml)
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp red food color
For garnishing:
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • lemon wedges
  • onion rings
For the chicken marination and deep frying:
  1. Firstly, in a mixing bowl, add boneless chicken pieces, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder.
  2. Into it add one egg, also add all purpose flour/maida, add corn flour into it.
  3. Mix up all the ingredients.
  4. Rest the marinade in the refrigerator for about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.
  6. Into it, add the chicken pieces and deep fry them on all sides until they turn golden brown on all sides for about 10-15 minutes on medium flame.
  7. Take the chicken pieces out and transfer the pieces into a bowl and set aside.
  8. Prepare the gravy as shown below.
For the chicken gravy:
  1. Take a wok, into it add oil and heat it.
  2. Add finely crushed ginger and garlic into it.
  3. Add green chillies into it and saute well.
  4. Add fresh curry leaves and saute.
  5. Add beaten yogurt into it.
  6. Add some salt as per taste, add red chilli powder, red food color.
  7. Mix all the ingredients and stir well.
  8. Add the deep fried chicken pieces into the gravy and cook for five to ten minutes by stirring.
  9. Take the chicken 65 out on a serving plate.
  10. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  11. Add lemon extract all over.
  12. Serve with onion rings and lemon wedges.
  13. Watch the video procedure below.


How to make chicken 65 with video procedure:

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  1. Bawarchi Restaurant says

    Marvellous recipe and it seems the food is gonna rock for non-vegetarians. Is there any similar recipe for vegetarians. If yes then please write for it and we are ready for the new recipe with new taste

  2. Sooraj Krishna says

    Hi ,

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe for Starters. I tried this recipe for my house party and everyone loved it.I got fresh chicken from Licious and it was easy to cook . Because of the freshness it mixed up well with spices .

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