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Seriously addictive Chicken pakora is a crowd pleasure in any party. Chicken coated in a thick spicy batter, fried until crispy and tastes exactly like street style. 
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Chicken Pakora

Chicken marinated in spices, coated in thick flour batter and fried until crispy. This street style chicken pakora is a great appetizer and is perfect to serve for a crowd.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 148kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Boneless Chicken Breast Cut into Cubes
  • 3/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 2 teaspoon Chicken masala (I used Everest Chicken Masala)
  • 1 teaspoon Chat masala
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt (adjust to taste)
  • 2 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice

For Coating

  • 1/4 cup Chickepea flour
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch / Cornflour
  • 1 egg

Other

  • Oil For deep Frying
  • Chat masala To sprinkle on top
  • Fresh lemon wedges and Onion Slices to serve

Instructions

  • Mix Chicken cubes and rest of the spices mentioned above. Cover and let it marinate for 30 minutes up to 24 hours.
  • At the end of marination, add chickpea flour, Cornflour and egg. Mix well, so that the chicken is well coated with batter.
  • Heat enough oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Once the oil is medium hot, add a few pieces of chicken pieces to the oil without crowding the pan.
  • Let it cook for about 2 minutes and then flip the chicken and let it cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken with a slotted spoon, drain excess oil and keep in a plate.
  • While serving sprinkle more chat masala. Serve with lemon wedges, sliced onion and ketchup.
  • In the post above, I have shared alternative, different variations and useful info.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 408mg | Potassium: 367mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 163IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg