Chicken Pakora Recipe (Fried Chicken Indian style)

Chicken Pakora Recipe – Fried Chicken Indian style

Chicken pakora recipe is a crispy and crunchy appetizer or snack across the Indian subcontinent, especially in India. Making procedure is very easy even ingredients are available everywhere. The best chicken pakora tastes crispy on the outside and juicy inside, it depends on how you marinade the chicken and other ingredients and freezing time also.

I love to eat chicken pakora as a snack with my family in the afternoon but it should be crispy and crunchy. I will share the best recipe and tips in this post as I have many years experiences for making different types of pakora like Mix Vegetable Pakora recipe, Potato Pakora Recipe, and other special snack Aloor chaat recipe.

How to cut up a chicken for making pakora

We have to slice a chicken into small cubes or strips so that all ingredients mix properly. For being a small strip, perfectly it will fry all sides and will be crispy on outside and juicy insides.

How to marinade chicken

Add chicken strips, sliced onion and all other ingredients in a bowl, mix well. Now put them on a freeze for at least 1 hour. After 1 hour,  add gram flour/bason and rice flour. Again mix well.

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Chicken Pakora Recipe
Chicken Pakora Recipe
Prep Time
1 hr 20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
1 hr 40 mins

Chicken Pakora Recipe is one of the favorite snacks across the Indian Subcontinent. The recipe is made by chicken, gram flour and other Indian ingredients.

Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chicken Pakora Recipe, Chicken Pakora,, Recipe,
Servings: 6 People
Calories: 420 kcal
For Marinade:
  • 500 g Chicken
  • 100 g Sliced Onion
  • 1 tbsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Panch poron powder
  • 1 tsp Crushed black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tbsp Cumin paste
  • 3 pcs Chopped green chilli
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Basil
  • 1 pc Lemon (juice)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp Tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp Mustard oil
  • 1 pc Egg (You can skip it)
For Making Chicken Pakora:
  • 2 tbsp Gram flour/ Bason
  • 5 tbsp Rice flour
  • Oil to deep fry
  1. In a medium bowl, mix properly Chicken Strip/Cubes and all the ingredients except Gram flour/Bason and Rice flour.

  2. Now put it on normal freeze for 2-1 hours.

  3. After 2-1 hours add gram flour/bason and rice flour. Add water if need. And mix well.

  4. Heat oil for deep fry. And fry all the chicken strips/cubes till golden brown.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

You should fry it on medium-low flame not very hot oil. If oil is very hot, the pakora will quickly golden brown outside and not cooked inside.

How to serve chicken pakora

Serving is an important part of any foods because taste can differ if you do not serve it properly. We should garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with mint chutney or tamarind chutney or tomato sauce or mayonnaise sauce.

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