Chicken 65 is a popular Indian appetizer or snack made with boneless chicken pieces that are marinated in a spicy masala mixture and then deep-fried. It is typically served with a dipping sauce, such as raita or chutney.

The exact origin of chicken 65 is unknown, but it is believed to have originated in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu in the 1960s. The name “65” is thought to refer to the number of spices used in the marinade, or to the number of days it was traditionally marinated for.

Chicken 65

Recipe by caion


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Chicken 65 is now a popular dish all over India and is also enjoyed in many other parts of the world. It is known for its crispy texture, spicy flavor, and tangy taste.


  • 1 kg boneless chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 2 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste

  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder

  • 1 tablespoon garam masala powder

  • 1/2 cup yogurt

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup rice flour

  • Salt to taste


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Marinate the chicken for at least 30 minutes, or up to overnight.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium heat.
  • Dredge the marinated chicken in the rice flour and fry until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce.

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