Air Fried Crispy Chicken Pakoras- Air Fried Chicken Fritters
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: Makes 15
  • Chicken breasts boneless, chopped very small-2 chicken breasts (or use thighs)
  • Onion, chopped small- 1
  • Garlic, grated- 1 large clove
  • Ginger, grated- 1 inch slice
  • 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 or pulse the chicken in a food processor.
  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; 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. I placed the chicken balls on the snacking tray or grill, can be also placed on the air fryer main basket.
  7. Grease the snacking tray with non-stick cooking spray, place the chicken balls on the tray.
  8. Spray with non-stick cooking spray. Close the Actifry.
  9. Select Mode 3, Time 20 minutes.
  10. Cook for 20 minutes.
  11. After 20 minutes, transfer to a plate.
  12. Crispy and delicious chicken pakoras or fritters are ready to be enjoyed.
  13. Serve warm with a cup of cardamom tea or coffee.
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