Chicken 65 - SK Khazana

Chicken cooked in South Indian style makes a great starter This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chicken 65 - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Boneless chicken leg, Yogurt
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken 65 - SK Khazana

  • 300 grams Boneless chicken leg cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 3 teaspoons Chicken Masala
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 30-35 Curry leaves
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli paste
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Oil
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • 1/4 cup Rice flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • 3-4 Green chillies slit
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Garlic chopped
  • to serve Lemon wedges


  1. Take chicken cubes in a bowl, add yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, chicken masala, salt, crushed black peppercorns. Finely chop 12-15 curry leaves and add. Squeeze lemon into it and add red chilli paste and mix till all the chicken cubes are well coated. Keep the chicken in the refrigerator to marinate 25-30 minutes.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  3. Add rice flour and refined flour in the marinated chicken mixture and mix well.
  4. Drop the chicken pieces into the hot oil and deep fry till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Heat 1½ tbsps oil in a non-stick wok, add green chillies, garlic and remaining curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds. Add fried chicken pieces and toss well. Take the pan off the heat.
  6. Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot with lemon wedges.