Chicken 65 is a popular and flavorful Indian dish known for its spicy and tangy taste. It is often served as a snack or appetizer in Indian restaurants and is a favorite among many. The name “Chicken 65” is believed to have originated from the idea that the dish was made with 65 different spices, although the actual recipe doesn’t typically involve that many spices.

In this recipe, Chicken 65 is tossed together with Vegetables & Chowmein Noodles to make this delicious Chicken 65 Chowmein.

Chicken 65 Chowmein

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  • 600 gms boneless Chicken cut in strips
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 2 tsps Ginger & Garlic paste
  • 1 Egg
  • 2 – 3 tbsps Corn Starch


  • 2 cups diced Onion and saute this for about 5 – 7 mins
  • 2 tbsps sliced green Chillies
  • 1 cup Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsps Ginger & Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 1/2 cup Chilli paste or Sambal Oelek
  • 1/4 tsp red food colouring


  • 1/4 cup Spring Onions
  • 1 cup sliced Mushrooms
  • 1 cup sliced green Pepper
  • 1 cup julienne of Carrots
  • 2 cups sliced cooked green Beans


  • 1 lb – 454 gms Chowmein noodles


  • Add Turmeric, Chilli powder, Salt, Ginger & Garlic paste, Egg & Cornstarch to the Chicken and mix it well
  • Cook each piece in hot Oil till cooked and keep aside
  • In another wok or saute pan, saute the Onion, once golden, add the green Chilli, Curry leaves, Ginger & Garlic paste, Turmeric, Chilli powder, Salt, Chilli paste and red food colouring.
  • Add the cooked Chicken, toss to coat and keep aside
  • In the same wok, add more oil and saute the spring Onion bulbs, Mushrooms, green Pepper, Carrots and saute
  • Add the cooked french Beans and saute again and keep aside
  • Cook the Chowmein Noodles according to package instructions and drain
  • In the same wok, add more oil and add the Noodles, add the Vegetables and the Chicken 65 and toss to coat.
  • You may have to mix these together in batches
  • Garnish with Spring Onion leaves