Chicken Pakoras Ingredients Chicken (boneless) - 1/2 lb cut into 1 inch pieces Onion - 1 small diced Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp Green Chillies - 1 diced Lime juice (or lemon juice) - 1 tsp Yoghurt or sour cream - 1 tsp (optional) Chilli powder - a pinch Salt to taste Food coloring - a pinch Besan or gram flour - 3/4 cup Maida - 1 tbsp (optional) Oil - for deep frying Method Combine the onion, ginger garlic paste, green chillies in a blender and grind to a paste. In a bowl, mix the chicken pieces with this paste, lime juice/sour cream, chilli powder and salt (half the amount) and marinate for 2 hours. Combine the besan slowly with water in a separate bowl adding the food coloring and rest of the salt to make a thick batter. The batter should not be watery. If preferred, can add maida to give a crunchy layer on the fried chicken. Heat oil in a deep frying pan and dip the chicken pieces in the batter and deep fry till golden brown.