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The Chicken Pakora recipe or the Chicken Pakoda is nothing but a kind of fritters that are made with chicken and besan or the chick pea flour.

Chicken Pakora recipe, How to make chicken pakoda

A delcious pakora or pakoda recipe made of chicken and besan. It is so yum that the plate will be wiped clean before you know. It is a perfect snack when your kids come back from school hungry or when there are sudden guests at home.
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Author Fa's Kitchen


  • 250 gms boneless chicken
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 - 2 green chili finely chopped
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves / cilantro
  • 1 medium onion finely sliced
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 3 tbsp besan
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour / maida
  • oil for frying


  • Cut chicken into small bit sized pieces.
  • In a bowl add the chicken pieces, ginger garlic paste, salt, green chili, curry leaves, coriander leaves, onion, red chili powder, garam masala, coriander powder and mix everything well. Marinate this for 4 hours or at least half an hour.
  • Just before frying, take it out from the fridge and add the besan and all purpose flour. Mix everything together well.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. When the oil gets hot, keep the temperature at medium.
  • Drop the chicken pieces by spoonful.
  • Fry until golden brown.
  • Serve hot with ketchup or mint yogurt chutney