Jules’ Corn Fritter

One snack that I always miss from home (Bali) is perkedel jagung (corn fritter). Especially now that I am in my last trimester of pregnancy, I found that I crave the taste of home (market food) even more.

If you are looking for yummy snacks for you and family or your visitor, give this recipe a go 🙂 Like always, feel free to change, add or take out from this recipe and turn them into what suit you. Enjoy cooking and tasting!

Corn Fritter aka Perkedel Jagung
Serves 6
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 fresh corn cobs
  2. 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  3. 1 table spoons of grated (or mashed) fresh turmeric, if you only have the powdered one, use only one teaspoon.
  4. 2 table spoons finely chopped coriander stems and roots
  5. 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  6. 2 bullet chillies (optional), finely chopped
  7. 2 eggs, beaten
  8. 1 table spoons light soy sauce combine with one table spoon of sliced coconut sugar
  9. 2 table spoons of corn flour
  10. 3 table spoons of oil for frying
Instructions
  1. Peel the husk from the corn and remove the corn and all the fine strands. Using a sharp knife, cut downwards along the length of the cobs to remove the kernels, discard the cob.
  2. In a bowl, combine the corn, spring onions, coriander, garlic, chillies, corn flour, eggs, light soy sauce and coconut sugar mixture and mix well with a wooden spoon until well combined.
  3. Heat the oil in a heavy based frying pan over medium heat.
  4. Drop in table spoonful of the mixture and cook until underside is golden. Turn the fritter and cook them for further 30 seconds or so.
  5. Serve hot or warm with sweet chilli sauce or your other favourite dipping sauce 🙂
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