Indonesian Corn Fritters

Origin: overall Indonesia


  • 2 cobs fresh corn, save (provide about 250 gr kernel corn)
  • 1 pc egg
  • 4-5 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp fried shallot or fried onion
  • 10 pc chives, finely chopped
  • oil to fry

Spice for the paste

  • 2 gloves garlic
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

Indonesian Corn Fritters

Whether to serve as a side dish or appetizer…this small delicious fritter is something hard to resist 😉
Tipp: There is no top secret of making tasty & yummy Indonesian Corn Fritters, not require special trick nor a MSG!! Only one thing: Just add fried shallots to the batter. I ensure you, the fritters will taste simply delicious!!


  • Set the cob on end and run your knife down the sides to cut off the kernels.
  • Pound or grind the corn just roughly. Transfer into the bowl. Put aside.
  • Put the corn aside.
  • Pound/grind the spice ingredients into a smooth paste.
  • Add the fried shallots/onions, pound it just roughly and stir to mix.
  • Transfer the paste to the bowl, add the egg and stir to mix.
  • Add the flour, mix all once again. The batter may look a bit thin, just ignore it and don't add more flour to obtain the optimum taste.
  • Adjust the seasoning, add the salt in necessary. Add the chopped chives and stir to mix.
  • Heat about 150 ml oil over medium heat. Spoon the fritter batter and drop it into the oil. Fry until golden brown. (Make sure to leave a gap while droping to avoid the fritters sticking to each other).
  • Turn around to the other side until both sides golden brown.
  • Set aside to drain or drain on paper towel.
Keyword appetizer, corn, fritters, Indonesian, snack

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