Chicken Pakora Recipe - Chicken Fritters

Chicken Pakora is a delicious pakora made healthy and rich by adding minced chicken and frying till it is crispy and light brown. Serve it with a delicious chutney of your choice and enjoy this pakora for evening tea.

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Chicken Pakora Recipe - Chicken Fritters
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Chicken Pakora Recipe, is an easy chicken recipe which can be prepared when you are craving for an evening snack. This is the right time to prepare these healthy version of high protein pakodas. Minced chicken is mixed along with crunchy onions and besan flour and is whipped to form a quick batter.

The pakora batter is then shallow fried with less oil in kuzhi paniyaram pan, this will not only help in reducing the oil content but also will give you a nice crispy layer as well.

If you are looking for an easy Chicken evening snack, you should not give this recipe a miss. 

Serve the Chicken Pakoda Recipe along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or Garlic Chutney  for evening snacks and enjoy it with Masala Chai

If you are looking for more Pakora recipes, here are some delicious recipes for your evening snacks:

  1. Vegetable Dal Pakora Recipe (Dal Bajiya/ Spicy Lentil Fritters)
  2. Cheese Broccoli Fritter Recipe (Pakora) (Non Fried)
  3. Crispy Palak Pakora Recipe (Monsoon Time Snacks)

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Snack
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 250 grams Chicken , minced
  • 5 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 Onion , sliced
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil
  • Water , as required
  • Chaat Masala Powder , as required, for garnishing
  • Pickled onions , as required, for garnishing

How to make Chicken Pakora Recipe - Chicken Fritters

  1. To begin making the Chicken Pakora recipe, combine all the ingredients together in a bowl including chicken, gram flour, onion, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander leaves and salt.

  2. Add water little at a time, to make a thick pakora batter. Check the salt, spices and adjust to suit your taste.

  3. Preheat the Kuzhi Paniyaram Pan on medium heat; add a few drops of oil into each cavity.

  4. Spoon the Chicken Pakoda batter into the cavity and pan-fry them until it is browned and crisp on both sides. You can optionally add just a little more oil to give it additional taste. This will take 3 to 4 minutes.

  5. Proceed the same way with the remaining Chicken pakora batter.

  6. The process of cooking pakoda in a pan preserves nutrition and the addition of Lotus seeds giving an added taste and nutrition for this classic teatime snack.

  7. Arrange the Chicken pakora on a serving platter, sprinkle some chaat masala, place some pickled onions by the side and serve it as a snack or as an appetizer for parties. 

  8. Serve the Chicken Pakora Recipe along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or Garlic Chutney  for evening snacks and enjoy it with Masala Chai.