Yummy Chicken Starter: Chicken 65 Recipe

Yummy Chicken Starter: Chicken 65 Recipe

Chicken 65 is a great starter dish that originated from Chennai. This chilli dish will tingle your taste buds and fill your stomach at the same time!


  • 250 g chicken boneless cubes
  • 2-3 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp coriander powder

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For sautéing

  • 1 onion slice
  • 1 tbsp red chilli paste
  • Salt to taste
  • Hand full curry leaves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 3-4 tbsp stock
  • 1 tbsp cornflour paste

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Marinate the chicken with salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder, egg white, corn flour.

Deep fry and keep it aside.

In a pan, add oil, mustard seeds and curry leaves.

Add the onion and sauté for 2 minutes.

Add the fried chicken.

In a bowl, mix the red chilli, coriander powder, turmeric, salt and stock. Add to the pan and cook for 1 minute.

Thicken with corn flour paste.

Garnish with fried green chillies and curry leaves.

Serve hot on banana leaves.

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