Chicken Pakora
Chicken Pakora
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Marination Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: 6
This chicken pakora recipe, a popular street food in India and Pakistan, is full of flavour and makes the ideal appetiser for any party. Tender chicken bites marinated in a fragrant spice blend and deep-fried until golden and crispy.

Nutrition: per serving



  • 750 g Chicken
  • 100 g Gram Flour
  • 1 tsp Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tsp Crushed Chillies
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 100 ml Water
  • Coriander


  • Cut the chicken into small bite-size pieces and add into a bowl
  • Add the gram flour, garlic paste, ginger paste, crushed chillies, coriander powder, cumin powder, lemon juice, chilli powder, salt, coriander, and turmeric powder to the chicken then add the water gradually in parts and mix until well combined
  • Set aside and allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes – the longer the better
  • Deep fry the chicken pakora for 4-6 minutes until golden brown – do not overcrowd the pan as this will prevent the chicken pakoras from cooking through properly
  • Serve alongside a fresh, yoghurt chutney and enjoy!

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