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What is chicken pakora?

Chicken pakora is an Indian snack. It is a type of crispy fried chicken like KFC fried chicken. It is made by fresh small or cubed size chicken pieces coated with various types of spices, egg white followed by rice flour and cornflour then deep fry in cooking oil. It is a great appetizer during tea time or evening breakfast.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dessert, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Chicken pakora recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 80kcal



  • 250 grams Fresh boneless chicken strips or cubes
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tbsp ground all spices (garam masala)
  • 1/4 tbsp turmeric powder
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup cornflour
  • 1/2 cup rice flour (all-purpose flour)
  • 1 piece egg
  • 1 tbsp sliced green chili
  • 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • vegetable oil for deep frying