Chicken 65 | Restaurant Style Chicken 65


Chicken 65 is one of the easiest and tastiest of chicken fry dishes in South India. This will soon become your most favorite appetizer. This is that favorite dish we had been relishing for years and is a universal favorite of all Indians. This is a crowd pleaser and stands on the top slot. Apart from being savored as an appetizer, Restaurant Style Chicken 65 also serves perfect as side dish with hot rice meals, rasam rice and sambar rice too. The bite sized fried pieces are crispy on the outside and soft and succulent on the inside. Chicken 65 Dry is unique and special with chicken bits marinated in a spicy tangy flavored yogurt marinade and deep fried to a golden brown color. The dish is quite popular and perfect for parties and special occasions. You can twist your own required flavors to Restaurant Style Chicken 65 and enjoy. Some prefer the dish mild and tasty. While some want it more spicy and hot, it depends. The flavor of the dish actually depends on the marinade.

The crispy and flavorful Chicken 65 is addictive and you can never stop with few bites. If you want to know something more about Chicken 65, it is believed that the dish had its origin in the year 1965 in Hotel Buhari in Chennai. Several other chicken dishes too were discovered in later years like Chicken 78, Chicken 82 etc, but Chicken 65 still continues to be the most favored dish for its texture and amazing flavors. Chicken pieces are marinated with spices, flours, curd, lemon juice and curry leaves. The marinated chicken is later deep fried to perfection to a golden brown color. You can explore a well detailed Chicken 65 recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.

Chicken 65 Dry Recipe

Chicken 65 Dry Kerala Style

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • For preparing Chicken 65 Dry, first cut the chicken into small pieces. Wash them well and add 3 cups of water and keep it for a minimum of half an hour. It will make the chicken very tender after we deep fry it.
  • Take out the chicken and wash again and drain. In a bowl add all the ingredients except oil.
  • Mix well and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and shallow fry the chicken until well cooked.
  • Tasty Chicken 65 Dry Recipe is ready now 🙂
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