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Chicken Pakoda Recipe | Chicken Pakora | How to make Chicken Pakora
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Chicken Pakoda Recipe | Chicken Pakora | How to make Chicken Pakora

Chicken Pakoda or Pakora is a crispy appetizer and very common street food. Usually made as an evening snack or starter.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chicken, Chicken Pakoda, Chicken Pakora
Servings: 3
Calories: 331kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly


  • ¼ kg Boneless Chicken
  • ¼ cup Gram Flour/Besan Flour
  • 3 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • ½ tsp Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 Egg White From 1 egg
  • Salt as needed
  • ¼ tsp Cooking Soda
  • 2 springs Curry Leaves
  • 4 Green Chilli
  • Oil for deep frying


  • In a mixing bowl add in Gram Flour, Rice flour.
    Add in gram flour and Rice Flour
  • Next add in Red Chilli powder, Coriander powder, Garam Masala, and Turmeric powder, and Salt.
    Add in all spice powders
  • Then add in the ginger-garlic paste
    Add in ginger garlic paste
  • Mix everything roughly it will resemble crumbs. Next, add in the egg white from 1 egg.
    Add Egg White
  • Mix everything with little water from a little thick batter. The consistency should be such that if you dip the chicken in batter it should coat it. Finally, add in Cooking Soda and combine everything.
    Add Cooking Soda
  • Clean and chop the chicken into small cube-sized pieces. I prefer using boneless chicken pieces.
    Use bonelessChicken pieces for the pakoda
  • Now add the boneless chicken pieces to the prepared batter. Meanwhile, heat oil for deep frying. Add in Curry Leaves and green chili fry for a minute and set them aside, it gives a nice flavor to the oil.
    Dip the Cicken in prepared Batter
  • Next add in the batter coated chicken pieces and fry them in medium heat till its golden brown and fully cooked.
    Fry the chicken pakoda
  • Chicken pakora is ready. Drain in paper towels to remove excess oil.
    Chicken Pakora is ready


  • Use small and even sized chicken pieces, this will help the pakodas to cook quick and even.
  •  Serve hot with sauce.
  •  You can skip green chilli and curry leaves but it give a good flavour so I recommend adding it.
  •  Don’t keep the batter unattended for a longer time as it may leave water.


Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.9g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 3.9g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 0.9g | Sugar: 0.5g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg
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