Crispy Chicken Pakoras


Crispy Chicken Pakoras


cal Calories 249kcal

High fat Total Fat 15g

High sat-fat Saturated Fat 4g

High chol Cholesterol 69mg

sodium Sodium 246mg

Low carbs Total Carbohydrate 9g

Serving size 125g Calories from fat 137kcal Fiber 2g Protein 19g Sugar 1g
3 servings


  • Boneless chicken, preferably thighs – Around 200 – 250 gm , cut into bite-sized pieces (Makes about 1.5 cup)
  • Turmeric powder1/4 tsp
  • Kashmiri chilly powder1 tsp
  • Coarsely ground pepper1/4 tsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste1.5 tsp
  • Vinegar / lemon juice1 tsp
  • Curry leaves2 tbsp, finely chopped (optional)
  • Cilantro3 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Green chilly1, finely chopped
  • Salt – To taste
  • Besan / kadala mavu – 1/4 cup
  • Rice flour1.5 tbsp (You can use corn flour instead)
  • Kashmiri chilly powder1/2 tsp
  • Ajwain / carom seeds2 pinches
  • Fennel seeds2 pinches
  • Cumin seeds2 pinches
  • Salt2 pinches or as required4. Oil – To deep-fry


  1. Combine all the ingredients numbered 2. Taste-check for salt. Add chicken pieces and mix well. Set aside for 2 hrs or a minimum of 30 minutes.
  2. Combine all the ingredients numbered 3. Add it to the marinated chicken pieces. Combine everything well, adding 3 – 4 tsps of water to make it moist.
  3. Heat oil at medium heat. Fry chicken pieces until crispy and browned on both sides, about 6 – 7 minutes. Do not overcrowd the pan while frying. Serve these delicious chicken pakoras with ketchup or green chutney.

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