Babycorn Fritters

Batter-fried babycorns served with a sweet chilli sauce. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Babycorn Fritters

Main Ingredients Babycorns, Sugar
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Babycorn Fritters

  • 12-16 Babycorns
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • + for dusting Refined flour (maida) 1 cup
  • ½ cup Cornflour/ corn starch
  • to taste Salt
  • a pinch Crushed black peppercorns
  • ½ cup Drinking soda
  • to deep fry Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Honey


  1. Slit babycorn lengthwise into halves.
  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.
  3. Add ½ teaspoon chilli flakes, mix well and simmer till the sauce thickens.
  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.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a pan.
  6. Add honey to the sauce, mix well and cook on high heat for a minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
  7. Dust babycorn in refined flour, dip in batter and deep-fry in hot oil till crisp and light brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Serve hot with prepared sweet chilli sauce.