Sunday, January 9, 2011

Boneless Chicken Pakoda

It is a crispy, delicious tea time snack, also called chicken pakora and kozhi pakkoda.


·        Boneless chicken pieces (small): 250 gram
·        Gram flour: 200gram
·        Turmeric powder: a pinch
·        Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
·        Ginger garlic paste: 1 tbsp
·        Red chili powder: 2 tbsp
·        Garam masala powder: 1tsp
·        Chopped curry leaves: a little
·        Chopped coriander leaves: a little
·        Edible oil for frying
·        Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

·        Prepare marinade using turmeric powder, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste and salt.
·        Marinate the chicken pieces for about 30 minutes.
·        In a bowl, add gram flour, red chili powder, garam masala powder, curry leaves and coriander leaves.
·        Add a little water and make a thick batter.
·        Transfer the marinated chicken pieces to this batter, mix well and wait for about 5 minutes.
·        Heat oil in a frying pan.
·        Deep fry chicken with batter.
·        Remove from oil.

·        Serve hot with or without chutney or ketch up.

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