- 1/2 cup chicken strips or cubes
- 1/2 cup sliced onions layers separated
- 2 chopped green chilies
- 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp red chili powder
- 1/4 tsp garam masala or biryani masala powder
- 1/8 tsp turmeric
- salt to taste
- 15-20 curry leaves – washed and chopped
- 4-6 tbsp besan or chickpea flour
- 1 tbsp corn flour
- Oil to deep fry
- Chopped ginger pieces for aroma
Chicken pakora is one of a number of different pakora dishes eaten throughout India and the rest of the world. Generally, a pakora is a type of small fritter snack made by deep frying one or two ingredients in gram flour. This pakora recipe combines chicken and onions for a satisfying spicy treat that is hard to beat. Their bite-sized nature, simple ingredients, and seasoning makes them a natural snack or appetizer. Eat these alongside your favorite drink.
Chicken has many health benefits that are a result of the various nutrients and minerals it contains. Chicken is a great source of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, zinc, sodium, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin D, vitamin K, vitamin B12, and niacin. Its B vitamins help prevent the formation of cataracts, skin disorders, boost bodily immunities, and regulate digestion. They also help prevent migraines, heart disease, the graying of hair, and lower cholesterol. There’s nothing but good reasons to eat chicken.
How to make Chicken Pakora
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