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Baby Corn Fritters (Baby Corn Pakora) Recipe

Updated on September 30, 2021
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Baby Corn Fritters (Baby Corn Pakora)
Baby Corn Fritters (Baby Corn Pakora)

A Scrumptious and Crunchy Appetizer!

Eating baby corn dishes is a satisfying experience. Any dish cooked out of baby corn becomes tantalizing and crunchy. Baby corn fritters made with whole baby corn and chickpea batter are called baby corn bajji in the Kannada language.

Baby corn pakoras are quick and easy to make. They are crunchy on the outside and soft and juicy on the inside. Serve them hot as evening snacks, after-school snacks, or appetizers.

Eating baby corn has many health benefits. It is low in calories and high in fiber. It has less starch. It helps to maintain the ideal body weight. It is known to help maintain optimum blood sugar levels and lower hypertension. It is a rich source of folates and helps to maintain beautiful skin.

Baby corn is delicious to eat and has crunchiness and mild sweetness. The main ingredients that go in this pakora are baby corn, chickpea flour, cornflour, red chilies, maida, spices, salt, and oil.

Baby corn pakora is a delicious snack you can make for parties or family gatherings. Make this quick and easy snack and enjoy the taste!

5 stars for Baby Corn Fritters (Baby Corn Pakora)

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 12 min
Ready in: 27 min
Yields: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 15 baby corn, slit lengthwise
  • 5 hot red chilli, soaked in water
  • 1-inch ginger
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour / maida
  • 4 tablespoons chickpea flour / Bengal garm flour
  • 2-3 tablespoons corn flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt, as per taste
  • oil, for deep frying

Instructions

  1. Slit baby corn lengthwise and keep aside.
  2. Soak red chilies in some water for 20 minutes.
  3. Take the soaked red chilies out and add them to a blender. Also, add ginger and garlic. Make a fine paste. This paste you have to add to the batter.
  4. For making the batter, take a mixing bowl. Add plain flour, chickpea flour, cornflour, carom seeds, ground mix, and salt.
  5. Make a lump-free batter by adding water. The batter should be neither thick nor thin. It should have a flowing consistency.
  6. Heat oil for deep frying. Dip baby corn pieces in the batter. Fry them on a medium-high flame. Baby corn may take about 4-5 minutes for cooking. Once they are crunchy and golden brown, remove them on an absorbent paper towel. Repeat the same with the remaining batter and baby corn.
  7. Eat baby corn pakoras (baby corn fritters) hot with tomato sauce or any other dip. They are scrumptious even without sauce or dip.

Important Information

1. I used soaked red chilies to get bright red-colored fritters. I didn't use any artificial color in this recipe.

2. Baby corn pakora has a distinct taste when compared with other vegetable pakoras. You can serve them as a side dish for meals.

3. These fritters add value to the meals. They make the meal satisfying, even if the meal is otherwise bland.

4. Baby corn pakora is a popular party appetizer too.

Photo Guide

Step one: Wash the baby corn and slit each of them lengthwise. Make a paste of soaked red chilies, ginger, and garlic.
Step one: Wash the baby corn and slit each of them lengthwise. Make a paste of soaked red chilies, ginger, and garlic.
Step two: Prepare a flowing consistency batter as per instructions. Add the ground paste to it. Mix well. Dip the baby corn pieces in the batter and deep fry until they become golden brown and crispy.
Step two: Prepare a flowing consistency batter as per instructions. Add the ground paste to it. Mix well. Dip the baby corn pieces in the batter and deep fry until they become golden brown and crispy.
Step three: Remove them on an absorbent paper towel. Baby corn fritters are ready! Serve them hot with tomato sauce or a dip. Enjoy the crunchy and scrumptious baby corn pakoras!
Step three: Remove them on an absorbent paper towel. Baby corn fritters are ready! Serve them hot with tomato sauce or a dip. Enjoy the crunchy and scrumptious baby corn pakoras!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 48
Calories from Fat9
% Daily Value *
Fat 1 g2%
Carbohydrates 3 g1%
Fiber 4 g16%
Protein 1 g2%
Sodium 12 mg1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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