Chicken Pakora or Pakoda recipe: Crunchy Chicken Pakoras (Gluten Free)
Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 3 People
  • Chicken breasts, chopped very small-2 chicken breasts or thighs.
  • Onion, chopped small- 1
  • Ginger-Garlic paste- ½ tbsp
  • Chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ⅛ tsp
  • Garam masala- ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1½ tsp
  • Salt- ¾ tsp
  • Gram flour or besan or chick pea flour- ½ cup
  • Rice flour- 2 tbsp
  • Cilantro, chopped- ¼ cup
  1. Chop the chicken breasts very small.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the chicken along with the spices and cilantro.
  3. Add the gram flour and rice flour to the chicken mix and combine well using your hand.
  4. Water is not required to combine the mixture, the moisture from the chicken will help to bind the flour and the chicken.
  5. Make small balls out of the mixture.
  6. Heat enough oil for deep frying in a frying pan.
  7. Add the balls into the hot oil and fry over medium heat. Don't crowd the balls.
  8. Fry till the pakoras turn golden brown in color.
  9. Transfer to a kitchen paper towel.
  10. Serve warm with a cup of cardamom tea or coffee.
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