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Chicken Pakora

Chicken Pakora
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time

15 Mins

Mughal king "Muhammad Shah Rangila" was very fond of chicken. Chicken dishes used to be an essential item on his dining table. Keeping this in view, his chef prepared chicken pakoras for him. Muhammad Shah Rangila liked the dish so much that he gifted his precious diamond necklace to the chef.
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  • Boneless chicken ½ kg (large cubes)
  • Gram flour 2 cups
  • Cumin 1 tsp (crushed)
  • Coriander 1 tsp (crushed)
  • Citric acid 1 tsp
  • Pomegranate seeds 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Coriander and mint leaves 1/4 bunch

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Cooking Directions

  1. Combine gram flour, chicken, coriander leaves, mint leaves and all the spices in a bowl.

  2. Add water to it and make a thick mixture.

  3. Now drop a tablespoon full in hot cooking oil till golden.

  4. Sieve out on absorbent paper.

  5. Serve pakoras with French fries and mint chutney.

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Comments posted by users for Chicken Pakora recipe:

  1. yeh bth achi recipe hai.. ap mujhe macroni ki recipe btye plz

    on Aug 9 2016 2:38PM Report Abuse SAMREENA
  2. This dish was ridiculous.

    on Aug 19 2013 12:52PM Report Abuse PRETTY
  3. Assalam everyone,Im trying to make chicken pakora's, I want the outer to look like fish style.Not the traditional pakoras,Can anyone tell me if this the right receipe,if not, can you post it for me.Jzk

    on Sep 1 2012 10:33AM Report Abuse ARSHAD
  4. Mindblowing dish. Fantastic

    on Jun 7 2012 9:23AM Report Abuse NAHID
  5. waw, excellent, I've substitute citric acid with some lemon juice and add some crushed ginger

    on Nov 22 2011 1:47PM Report Abuse KILANI LUCILLA
  6. Human, you can certainly substitute citric acid with dry mango powder (amchor).

    on Oct 14 2011 3:27AM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  7. can we substitute citric acid for something else?

    on Oct 13 2011 6:41PM Report Abuse HUMA

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