Hyderabadi Chicken 65 Recipe


Hyderabadi Chicken 65 is a popular and spicy Indian dish that originated in the city of Hyderabad. It is a delicious appetizer or side dish that is perfect for parties or gatherings. The chicken is marinated in a flavorful blend of spices and then deep-fried to perfection. The dish is known for its fiery red color and bold flavors.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 500 grams boneless chicken, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  • Sliced onions and lemon wedges for serving


  1. In a large bowl, combine the yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, cumin powder, coriander powder, lemon juice, and salt. Mix well to form a smooth paste.
  2. Add the chicken pieces to the marinade and mix until they are well coated. Allow the chicken to marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the cornflour, all-purpose flour, and egg to make a thick batter.
  4. Heat oil in a deep pan or kadai over medium heat.
  5. Dip each marinated chicken piece into the batter, ensuring it is well coated, and carefully drop it into the hot oil.
  6. Fry the chicken