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chicken pakora | chicken starter | chicken fritters

The chicken mixed with all spices, chickpea flour, cornflour, curry leaves and corinader leaves gives both crispy and soft flavor.
Keyword chicken fritters, chicken pakora, chicken starter
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
resting time: 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


Ingredients for chicken pakora

  • chicken boneless and skinless – 500 g
  • chickpea flour besan – 1 1/2 spoon
  • cornflour – 1 1/2 spoon
  • ginger and garlic paste – 1 spoon
  • chopeed curry leaves – 1/4 cup
  • chopped coriander leaves – 1/4 cup
  • salt – 1 spoon
  • oil – for deep fry

Spice powders

  • red chilli powder – 3/4 spoon
  • turmeric powder – 1/4 spoon
  • garam masala powder – 1/2 spoon
  • black pepper powder – 1/4 spoon


  • chopped coriander leaves – 1/4 cup
  • lemon – 1
  • curry leaves – 1 bunch


Procedure for chicken pakora

Adding spices to chicken

  1. Take a bowl add clean and drain chicken, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder.
  2. Add ginger and garlic paste, salt, pepper powder.
  3. Add chopped coriander and curry leaves mix well.
  4. Add chickpea flour(besan) and cornflour mix well and make a stiff moist dough.
  5. Close and rest it for at least 10-15 minutes.

Deep frying chicken

  1. Heat a kadai over medium flame add oil for deep fry.
  2. When the oil gets heated drop the batter coated chicken pieces one by one.
  3. Do not crowd them in the kadai. place the distance between each chicken piece to cook evenly.
  4. Fry both sides till the chicken pieces turns to golden red. Fry all the chicken pieces in batches.
  5. Remove the chicken pieces from oil. Take into a plate.
  6. The crispy hot chicken pakora is ready to serve.
  7. Serve chciken pakora as a snack or starter or appetizer.


  1. Garnish with chopped coriander and curry leaves.
  2. Top chicken pakora with lemon juice.