Street food style Chicken Pakodi | Chicken pakoda | Chicken Pakora

Street Food | nonvegetarian

  • Prep Time 1 Mins
  • Cook Time 20 Mins
  • Resting Time 60 Mins
  • Servings 3


  • 1/2 kg Medium cut chicken with bones
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Dhaniya (Coriander Powder)
  • 1 tbsp Roasted Cumin (Zeera) Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 Sprigs Curry leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Corianderleaves (finely Chopped)
  • 1-1 1/2 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1 tbsp Besan(Chickpea flour)
  • 1-2 tbsp Water
  • Oil (for frying)


  1. Put all the ingredients for the marinate into a mixing bowl along with the chicken pieces and rub the Masalas into the pieces very nicely. Leave it to marinate for at least an hour; or, leave it overnight in the refrigerator. (Look at the Tips column once for details regarding the ideal type of chicken).
  2. Put in enough number of chicken pieces to fit in a Kadai of very hot oil. Now turn the flame to medium and fry the pieces till they change colour to light brown. Once the colour changes raise the flame to high and fry the pieces, turning frequently until crisp and brown. (Check in the Tips column for method of frying the Chicken)
  3. Serve the Chicken Pakodi hot.