How to make Chicken Pakodi

Chicken Pakodi is a delicious Indian snack featuring small chicken pieces coated in a tasty gram flour batter. To make this crispy and flavorful dish, the chicken is marinated in a mix of gram flour, spices, and ginger-garlic paste. After a quick soak, the chicken is deep-fried until it turns golden brown. Serve it hot, garnished with fresh coriander. The result is a crunchy outside and tender, juicy chicken inside, making Chicken Pakodi a favorite treat for gatherings or a delightful snack anytime.

Chicken Pakodi

చికెన్ పకోడీ అనేది రుచికరమైన పప్పు పిండిలో పూసిన చిన్న చికెన్ ముక్కలను కలిగి ఉండే రుచికరమైన భారతీయ చిరుతిండి. ఈ మంచిగా పెళుసైన మరియు సువాసనగల వంటకం చేయడానికి, చికెన్‌ను శెనగపిండి, సుగంధ ద్రవ్యాలు మరియు అల్లం-వెల్లుల్లి పేస్ట్ మిశ్రమంలో మెరినేట్ చేస్తారు. త్వరగా నానబెట్టిన తర్వాత, చికెన్ బంగారు గోధుమ రంగులోకి వచ్చే వరకు బాగా వేయించాలి. తాజా కొత్తిమీరతో అలంకరించి వేడిగా వడ్డించండి. ఫలితంగా బయట క్రంచీ మరియు లోపల లేత, జ్యుసి చికెన్,చికెన్ పకోడీని సమావేశాలకు ఇష్టమైన ట్రీట్‌గా లేదా ఎప్పుడైనా సంతోషకరమైన అల్పాహారంగా మారుస్తుంది.

Chicken pakora, also known as chicken pakodi, is a delicious and popular Indian snack. Here's a simple recipe for making chicken pakoras at home:


- 1/2 KG (500g) boneless chicken, cut nicely into small pieces

- 1 cup besan (100grams flour) its upto you

- 2 tablespoon  rice flour

- 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste

- 1 teaspoon red chili powder

- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

- 1 teaspoon garam masala

- 1 teaspoon coriander powder

- Salt to taste

- Water (as required for thick batter)

- Oil for deep frying

- Fresh coriander leaves, chopped (for garnish)


1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the besan and rice flour, ginger-garlic paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder, and salt.

2. Gradually add the water to the dry ingredients while stirring constantly to form a thick batter. The consistency should be thick enough to cover the chicken pieces.

3. Add the chicken to the batter, making sure each piece is well coated.Give it a minimum of half an hour to marinate so that the flavors can combine.

4. In a deep fryer, warm the oil over medium heat.

5. Carefully add the marinated chicken pieces into the hot oil, taking care not to overcrowd the pan. Fry until the chicken pakodi's turn golden brown and crisp.

6. Using a slotted spoon, remove the fried chicken pakoras from the oil and place them on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.

7. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves.

8. Serve hot with your favorite chutney or sauce.

Enjoy your homemade chicken pakodi's as a tasty appetizer or snack!


How spicy are Chicken Pakodi?

The level of spiciness in Chicken Pakodi can be adjusted according to personal preference by varying the amount of green chilies or chili powder in the batter.

What can I serve with Chicken Pakodi?

Chicken Pakodi pairs well with various accompaniments such as mint chutney, tamarind sauce, yogurt dip, or even ketchup for a delicious snack or appetizer.

Can I bake Chicken Pakodi instead of frying them?

While deep-frying yields the crispiest results, you can bake Chicken Pakodi in a preheated oven at 400°F (200°C) for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, flipping halfway through.

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