Sunday, 25 February 2018

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Crispy Chicken Pakora Recipe

Crispy chicken pakora recipe


Chicken Pakora/pakoda is a very popular snack across the Indian subcontinent. Generally serves as an evening snack or appetizer. In India, it is a must dish in the menu of any party, function or gathering. These are fried chicken fritters made with chickpea flour and some spices. It is an easy-to-make recipe. The specialty of this pakora is they are crispy from outside and soft from inside. Try this recipe the way I did and do let me know your experience in the comment section below. 

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INGREDIENTS:

250 grams boneless chicken
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
1/2 teaspoon chopped green chili
Salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
1 teaspoon fennel seeds
3 tablespoons chopped curry leaves
2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
1 teaspoon refined oil
1/2 cup chickpea flour/Besan
2 tablespoons rice flour
2 tablespoons water

Oil for deep frying

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Cut the chicken breast into thin strips and make chunk size pieces.
  • Add vinegar, salt, ginger-garlic paste to the chicken. Mix well and leave it for an hour.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala powder, fennel seeds, chopped green chili, chopped curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves to the chicken.
  • In a bowl mix chickpea flour, rice flour and oil together. Add to the chicken mixture. Sprinkle some water (1-2 tablespoon but not much)
  • Give it a good mix with your hand.

For the frying

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • When the oil is hot enough add one by one masala coated chicken chunks. Do not overcrowd the pan.
  • Keep the flame in high to medium and fry them until they become slightly golden brown.
  • Repeat the process and fry rest of the chicken chunks.
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney or some sliced onion rings.

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Till then take care and happy cooking!

26 comments:

  1. These pakora sounds delicious with all these flavourful ingredients, I bet chicken lovers will be delighted to have them :)

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  2. good one. Now chicken can also be used pakora. Great recipe you have shared.

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  3. Wow these chicken pakodas looks so tempting and what a lovely combination of spices you have given in the recipe , and addition of rice flour is spot on to get those crunchy effect, perfect recipe thanks for sharing.

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  4. Perfect for me.. Love chicken pakoras . I usually grind the chicken roughly while preparing ,next time i will try your version..

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  5. I would love to have a plate of these right now! So yummy! My family would devour them all in one go!

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  6. Sounds delicious. Will like to grab some off the screen.

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  7. Such a delightful crispy Pakoras.. This version of adding Curry leaves and coriander leaves is flavourful..

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  8. They look great. Interesting use of curry leaves in making these. Must impart a different flavour.

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  9. These chicken pakora look very inviting -- soo crispy on the outside. Great to serve as an appetizer or a snack.

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  10. That looks so nice, really healthy

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  11. Lovely combination of spices, I will dip some sweet potato’s or onions in that batter. ;)

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  12. The spices added in this pakoras clearly speaks out the taste of these yummy pakoras.. Droolworthy!

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  13. If i make this pakoras am sure i wont keep myself away from, dangerously addictive pakoras. Drooling here.

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  14. Love these pakoras, tasty and so yum. I wish I could grab someπŸ˜›πŸ˜›

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  15. Oh this is my one of fab snacks, just pass me and i'll grab all πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

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  16. Nothing can beat crispy deep fried pakoras and these are pure bliss for chicken lovers.

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  17. Pakoras with a cup of tea taste great. This looks as a delicious snack.

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  18. I do not eat NV but pakoras of any kind are great to go as appetizer!

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  19. Looks delicious and I bet every non-vegetarian's delight! Loved the recipe, it has some great ingredients like fennel and curry leaves for that amazing flavour and aroma!

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  20. Oh they look so delicious, and crispy, I can feel the flavors, great share

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