How to make Babycorn Fritters - Batter-fried babycorns served with a sweet chilli sauce.

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Main Ingredients : Babycorns (बेबी कॉर्न), Sugar (चीनी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Babycorn Fritters Recipe Card

Babycorn Fritters

Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

For more recipes related to Babycorn Fritters checkout Baby Corn Paneer Ke Pakode, Babycorn Salt And Pepper, Crispy Corn Fritters. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Chicken and Artichoke Pizza, Salt And Pepper Chicken, Sunday Eggs, Cottage Cheese in Barbeque Sauce.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Babycorn Fritters Recipe

  • Babycorns 12-16

  • Sugar ¼ cup

  • Garlic chopped 1 cup

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + for dusting

  • Cornflour/ corn starch ½ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns a pinch

  • Drinking soda ½ cup

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Honey 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Slit babycorn lengthwise into halves.

Step 2

To make sweet chilli sauce, heat some water in a non-stick pan. Add sugar, stir and let it melt. Add garlic, mix well and boil for a minute.

Step 3

Add ½ teaspoon chilli flakes, mix well and simmer till the sauce thickens.

Step 4

Combine refined flour and cornstarch in a bowl and mix. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and remaining chilli flakes and mix well. Add drinking soda and whisk well into a smooth batter.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a pan.

Step 6

Add honey to the sauce, mix well and cook on high heat for a minute. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 7

Dust babycorn in refined flour, dip in batter and deep-fry in hot oil till crisp and light brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Serve hot with prepared sweet chilli sauce.