Chicken pakora, how to make chicken pakoda

Chicken pakora or chicken pakoda is a tasty snack item. It is commonly liked by all ages. And very easy to prepare. Chicken pakora is a famous snack in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It is routinely available in Andhra street corners. It is called as chicken pakoda in Andhra.

For additional spicyness, you can add green chillies to the below described mixture. For extra crispyness, you can add corn flour.

Children who refused to eat chicken, will enjoy this recipe. You can plan this recipe as a party snack as well.

You can also try other chicken recipes, following the below links:

Kolhapuri chicken curry recipe,

spicy chicken curry recipe,

 Chicken curry recipe (Kodi Kura)-Andhra style

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Equipment required: frying pan

Author: Silpa

Ingredients:

  1. Chicken: 250 gms with bones or boneless
  2. Oil: 3/4 cups
  3. Cashew nuts: 5 or 6
  4. Ginger garlic paste: half table spoon
  5. Red chilli powder: half table spoon
  6. Coriander powder: half table spoon
  7. Turmeric powder: half table spoon
  8. Garam masala powder/ biryani masala: half table spoon
  9. Besan powder: 2 table spoons
  10. Rice flour: half table spoon
  11. Salt: as required
  12. Lemon : half slice

Procedure:

  1. First wash and clean the chicken. If you are using frozen chicken then wait till it comes to the room temperature.
  2. Next chop the chicken into 1 or 2 inches size. I am using chicken with bones here. You can also use boneless.
  3. In a bowl, add chopped chicken pieces, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, ginger garlic paste, salt and mix well. Squeeze the lemon juice and mix properly.
  4. Adjust chilli powder and salt according to your taste.
  5. Marinate this mixture for 30 minutes.
  6. Now heat oil in curry pan on a medium flame. Once oil starts boiling, drop little bit of batter. If batter floats on the oil, then we can proceed with chicken batter. Otherwise wait for a while.
  7. Now, drop 5 to 6 chicken pieces at a time. Drop them separately. Reduce the flame to low.
  8. Fry the chicken pieces till golden brown appears on both sides. Cooking should be in low flame.
  9. Once the chicken pieces are properly fried, then remove it from oil and place in the kitchen tissue paper. Repeat same for remaining chicken pieces.

Serve hot chicken pakora with onions and lemon.

Chicken pakora, how to make chicken pakoda
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3
 
Ingredients
  • Chicken: 250 gms with bones or boneless
  • Oil: ¾ cups
  • Cashew nuts: 5 or 6
  • Ginger garlic paste: half table spoon
  • Red chilli powder: half table spoon
  • Coriander powder: half table spoon
  • Turmeric powder: half table spoon
  • Garam masala powder/ biryani masala: half table spoon
  • Besan powder: 2 table spoons
  • Rice flour: half table spoon
  • Salt: as required
  • Lemon : half slice
Instructions
  1. First wash and clean the chicken. If you are using frozen chicken then wait till it comes to the room temperature.
  2. Next chop the chicken into 1 or 2 inches size. I am using chicken with bones here. You can also use boneless.
  3. In a bowl, add chopped chicken pieces, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, ginger garlic paste, salt and mix well. Squeeze the lemon juice and mix properly.
  4. Adjust chilli powder and salt according to your taste.
  5. Marinate this mixture for 30 minutes.
  6. Now heat oil in curry pan on a medium flame. Once oil starts boiling, drop little bit of batter. If batter floats on the oil, then we can proceed with chicken batter. Otherwise wait for a while.
  7. Now, drop 5 to 6 chicken pieces at a time. Drop them separately. Reduce the flame to low.
  8. Fry the chicken pieces till golden brown appears on both sides. Cooking should be in low flame.
  9. Once the chicken pieces are properly fried, then remove it from oil and place in the kitchen tissue paper. Repeat same for remaining chicken pieces.

 

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2 thoughts on “Chicken pakora, how to make chicken pakoda

  • July 29, 2017 at 9:29 am
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    very clear and unique style of explanation.

    For bachelors, sure this helps and thank you shilpa for sharing this.

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    • July 29, 2017 at 11:22 am
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      Thank you sahitya

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