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Chicken 65 Recipe Hyderabadi Gravy Dry Restaurant Style

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.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: chicken
Cuisine: Hyderabadi
Servings: 3 -4
Calories: 450kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 1 kg boneless chicken washed well
  • salt - as per taste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 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
  • 1/2 tsp very finely chopped/crushed ginger
  • 1/2 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
  • 1/2 tsp red food color

For garnishing:

  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • lemon wedges
  • onion rings


For the chicken marination and deep frying:

  • Firstly, in a mixing bowl, add boneless chicken pieces, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, garam masala powder.
  • Into it add one egg, also add all purpose flour/maida, add corn flour into it.
  • Mix up all the ingredients.
  • Rest the marinade in the refrigerator for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.
  • 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.
  • Take the chicken pieces out and transfer the pieces into a bowl and set aside.
  • Prepare the gravy as shown below.

For the chicken gravy:

  • Take a wok, into it add oil and heat it.
  • Add finely crushed ginger and garlic into it.
  • Add green chillies into it and saute well.
  • Add fresh curry leaves and saute.
  • Add beaten yogurt into it.
  • Add some salt as per taste, add red chilli powder, red food color.
  • Mix all the ingredients and stir well.
  • Add the deep fried chicken pieces into the gravy and cook for five to ten minutes by stirring.
  • Take the chicken 65 out on a serving plate.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Add lemon extract all over.
  • Serve with onion rings and lemon wedges.
  • Watch the video procedure below.


Calories: 450kcal