Crispy Chicken Pakoras [Chicken Recipes]

 

Chicken pakoras

Ingredients (Serves 2 – 3)

1. Boneless chicken, preferably thighs – Around 200 – 250 gm , cut into bite-sized pieces (Makes about 1.5 cup)

2. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

    Kashmiri chilly powder – 1 tsp

    Coarsely ground pepper – 1/4 tsp

    Ginger-garlic paste – 1.5 tsp

    Vinegar / lemon juice – 1 tsp

    Curry leaves – 2 tbsp, finely chopped (optional)

    Cilantro – 3 tbsp, finely chopped

    Green chilly – 1, finely chopped

    Salt – To taste

3. Besan / kadala mavu – 1/4 cup

    Rice flour – 1.5 tbsp (You can use corn flour instead)

    Kashmiri chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

    Ajwain / carom seeds – 2 pinches

    Fennel seeds – 2 pinches

    Cumin seeds – 2 pinches

    Salt – 2 pinches or as required

4. Oil – To deep-fry

Method

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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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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