Sunday, June 28, 2009

Chicken 65

It is a popular fast food item, which can easily be prepared at home.


  • Chicken (boneless, legs, or thighs: 1/2 kg, cut into small pieces)
  • Chili powder: 4 tsp
  • Coriander (Dhania) powder: 2tsp
  • Turmeric powder: ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala powder: ¼ tsp
  • Lemon juice: 5 tsp
  • Yogurt/curd: 2 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Food color: 3 pinch
  • Oil for deep frying: 2 cups
  • Coriander leaves (for garnishing): 4 stalks
  • Salt to taste.

Method of preparation:

  • Mix red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala, color, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice and curd in a deep bowl.
  • Prepare a thick paste.
  • Add chicken pieces and stir well so that the masala is coated all over the pieces. Marinate for about an hour.
  • Heat edible oil in a wok.
  • Deep fry on medium flame until brown color.
  • Drain excess oil.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with onion – lemon – tomato salad.

Very tasty to have with rice, biriyani, pulav, kushka, puri, purotta (parantha), etc.

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