How to make Chicken Dal Pakoda - Boneless chicken strips dipped in mixed dal paste and deep-fried – an excellent snack.

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Split Bengal gram (chana dal) (चने की दाल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Dal Pakoda

Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

For more recipes related to Chicken Dal Pakoda checkout Chicken Tikka Burger, Salt And Pepper Chicken, Chicken Pops, Chicken Popcorns . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Baked Bean Wraps, Bread Idli, Crispy fry potato, Cheesy Scrambled Egg Sandwich.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Dal Pakoda Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 250 grams

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 cup

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1/2 cup

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Rice flour for dusting


Step 1

Cut chicken into strips and marinate with lemon juice, red chilli powder, salt and ginger-garlic paste. Mix well and set aside for 15-20 minutes.

Step 2

Combine Bengal gram, black gram and green gram in a blender jar and blend into a thick paste using water if required.

Step 3

Combine the blended paste, coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder and salt in a bowl and mix well.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Spread rice flour on a plate.

Step 5

Dust the marinated chicken strips in the flour and coat well with the gram paste mixture. Deep-fry in hot oil till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Serve hot.