Friday, 2 May 2014

Chicken Pakora/Pakoda

We are always on a search for new and delectable starters either for party or for evening snacks or even as side dish. One such easy, quick and tempting starter is Chicken pakora found in most of the restaurant menus. This chicken pakora is very addictive and you will finish the whole plate in no time.  Do try out this irresistible chicken pakora and let me know. The best part of this recipe is, even the bachelors can make it in no time.

Here’s how to make Chicken Pakora with step by step photos….


Chicken [boneless]
500 gm
1 big finely chopped
2 inch piece finely chopped
4 cloves finely chopped
Green chillies
4 finely chopped
Lemon juice
From ½ lemon
Coriander leaves/cilantro
3-4 tbsp finely chopped
Cumin seeds/Jeeragam
½ tsp
Fennel seeds/Perunjeeragam
½ tsp
Red chilli powder
1 tsp
Coriander powder
1 tsp
Turmeric powder
¼ tsp
Garam masala powder
¼ tsp
Cumin powder
¼ tsp
Corn flour
¼ cup
Besan flour/kadalai maavu
½ cup
As needed
Preparation time: 10 minutes                  
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6-8


Clean, wash and cut the chicken to bite size pieces.

Add the onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder, coriander leaves, salt, lemon juice to the chicken and mix thoroughly. Do not add any water.

Cover and let the chicken rest for about 10 to 15 minutes.

Now add the corn flour, besan flour to the chicken and mix really well.

Heat oil in the kadai in medium flame, fry the chicken pieces until well-cooked equally on all the sides.

Drain the cooked chicken to a paper towel. Similarly, fry all the chicken pieces in small batches.

Scrumptious and delicious chicken pakora is ready to be enjoyed.

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  1. Perfect starters, looks yummy.

  2. Looks so crispy and crunchy...

  3. pakora looks yummy priya .Snacks sure r addictive

  4. Wow, these look absolutely yummy!

  5. Welcome back priya. It looks very crunchy and yummy. i will try and let you know.

  6. Welcome back Priya, Super pakoda.

  7. There are going to to super yummy snack for non veg loves and can be prepared so easily
    Happy Weekend

  8. HMMMMMMMM.....tasty pakoda..super ......

  9. Mouthwatering crispy and yummy...

  10. Yum to everything. First of the spiciness and next; the crispiness.

  11. always delicious to munch on... welcome back dear...

  12. yummy, crunchy pakodas. super!

  13. oh my my it is indeed one treat to eyes and tummy:)

  14. Wat a delicious,droolworthy and mouthwatering pakoras, seriously hard to resist.


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