Irani Pola


150 gm boneless chicken
1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
oil for frying

For Masala:

2 onions, chopped
1 tsp ginger, chopped
1 tsp garlic, chopped
1-2 green chillies, chopped
1 tbsp curry leaves, chopped
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
3/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
3/4-1 tsp garam masala
1 tbsp coriander leaves

For Batter:

1 cup plain flour
2 eggs
1 cup +2 tbsp milk
3/4 cup oil
1/2 tsp pepper powder
salt to taste

Sliced capsicum and chopped coriander leaves


  1. Clean and cut the chicken into pieces and marinate it with 1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice and salt and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the marinated chicken pieces till done. Remove it from the pan and then shred the chicken pieces and keep it aside.
  3. In the same pan with oil ( about 2 tbsp oil ), add chopped onion, ginger, garlic , green chillies, chopped curry leaves and salt and saute well till onion turns transparent.
  4. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 3/4 tsp kashmiri chilli powder, garam masala and saute well.
  5. Add fried shredded chicken ( keep 2-3 tbsp aside for garnishing) and mix well for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add chopped coriander leaves, mix well and switch off the flame.
  7. In a blender, add eggs, plain flour, milk, 3/4 cup oil, salt and pepper powder and blend well.
  8. Heat a non stick saucepan on low flame and add 1 tsp oil and spread the bottom and sides with oil.
  9. Pour half of the prepared flour batter and cook it covered for about 4-5 minutes at low flame.
  10. Then open the lid and add the chicken masala and spread it evenly.
  11. Pour the remaining batter over the chicken masala and garnish it with reserved shredded chicken , thinly sliced capsicum and coriander leaves.
  12. Cover the pan and cook at low flame for 20-25 minutes or until the skewer inserted in the center comes out clean.
  13. Heat another nonstick pan and apply little oil and flip the prepared pola to the hot pan and cook it again for 2-3 minutes in very low flame.
  14. Remove to a serving dish, cut it into pieces and serve…

Recipe Source: Fadwas Kitchen



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