Corn Fritters Recipe:- How To Make Crispy Corns Pakoras or Corn Fritters at home?

Crispy Corns

Corn fritters recipe or corn pakora recipe video – easy to make, super delicious, crispy corns seasoned with chaat masala and lime juice. Serve these corn pakoras or corn fritters with hot and crisp with a cup of tea. Crispy corns is a simple snack made with corns, all purpose flour and corn starch. They taste very different from regular corn pakoras as we do not use gram flour as a base. They are flavored with garlic, ginger and chaat masala. To give them little twist I sautéed them further in veggies which makes them much tastier.I first ate crispy corns in a restaurant and did not like them at all. They were very oily and little blunt in taste. I wondered why they were so popular and I still did not like them. May be it was just my expectations with them. So I decided to experiment a little and alter them slightly to a taste that I like and finally I found the right way that makes them less oily, flavorful and more delicious by adding some veggies.

I used frozen corn kernels to make crispy corn fritters. If you do not have it or do not like to use them you can use corn cobs too. Just boil them in water, once cooked drain the water out and let them cool down and then remove the corn kernels with knife. If you are using frozen corn kernels make sure they are at room temperature.

I always have packets of frozen peas and frozen corn kernels in my fridge. I use corns to make veg pockets, pizza paratha, bread katori chaat, baked bread rolls and lot more. Crispy corn fritters can be made in minutes if you have frozen corns kernels in the fridge. It does not need any prep work and your simple snacks can be made in jiffy.

Crispy corn pakoras are complete in itself and you do not need any sides like chutney or ketchup to accompany them. The recipe is very easy. First make batter with corns, all purpose flour, corn flour/ corn starch, ginger garlic paste and add seasoning and water and make small size corn pakoras. To garnish them saute veggies in little oil, add corn fritters and season them with chaat masala and lime juice.

Enjoy these sweet, sour & tangy crispy corn fritters in evening or as tea time snack. Make it for kids after school snack or for parties and potlucks.

Crispy Corn

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American


  • 1 cup Frozen Corn
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • ¼ cup Green Onion fine chopped
  • ¼ cup Bell Pepper fine chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Chaat Masala
  • Oil
  • Salt


  • If using frozen corns microwave corns for 30 seconds.
  • If using corn cobs, boil them in water until they are tender. Drain the water and let them cool down. Take the corn kernels out with knife.
  • Now in a mixing bowl take corn kernels, all purpose flour, corn flour, ginger garlic paste, salt and 2 tbsp of water. Mix everything together and make a thick batter.
  • Heat oil in karahi or wok at medium heat. Take small portion of corn mixture and drop in oil and deep fry them till they are nice golden brown and crispy.
  • Take these pakoras/ fritters out on a paper towel to drain extra oil. Now heat another pan on medium heat and add I tsp of oil.
  • Add fine chopped green onions and fry them for few seconds. Now add sliced bell peppers and fry for few more minutes.
  • Add crispy corn fritters, chaat masala, lemon juice and mix everything. Switch off the heat. Crispy corns are ready to serve. Serve them hot with a cup of tea.


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  • Wow Shilpi. your photos make me hungry. Simply Awesome….

    Nidhi J July 30, 2015 6:44 pm Reply
    • Thanks Nidhi 🙂

      Shilpi Agarwal October 19, 2015 11:56 am Reply
  • This is mouth watering and delicious. Beautiful clicks

    kushi August 10, 2015 1:05 pm Reply
  • This dish looks super yummy….. Will try for sure….

    Prathima August 30, 2015 5:38 am Reply
    • Sure Prathima and I hope it comes out well.

      Shilpi Agarwal September 1, 2015 10:01 am Reply
  • Excellent recipe. I tried and it came out well. I served it during a party at my place and now 2 of my friends are asking for this recipe. Thanks a lot Shilpi.

    Rahul Sharma September 12, 2015 7:44 am Reply
    • Thanks for trying my recipe Rahul and I am so happy that you liked it. Do try my other recipes like chutney bombs, schezwan toast, tawa naan , paneer veg nuggets. They are are very different, easy and unique and I hope you will like them too.

      Shilpi Agarwal September 15, 2015 12:08 pm Reply
  • I used to sell these in my cafe, only the batter used to be a bit thicker as I used tempura batter instead of hand made mixture. It used get sold out every single day. Do try it out with tempura batter if you wish. Thanks.
    And , did I mention , I love your channel and all your recipes. Cheers!

    Ali Akber November 28, 2015 2:33 am Reply
    • Dear Ali, thanks for the suggestion. I will try it with tempura batter and let you know. Thanks for liking my channel 🙂

      Shilpi Agarwal February 9, 2016 10:42 pm Reply
  • Hi , what a lovely recipe you have given , thanks a lot . Friends and family really loved it . We had a small cocktail party at home , so made this crunchy – delicious starter which I myself couldn’t have as it got over soon . I did also order from an online restaurant which is an Asian restaurant called 48 East . They also had a vast variety of food , including desserts . Kindly upload more of such recipes as I would love to try it out on weekends .

    AngelinaDsouzaa October 30, 2017 11:24 pm Reply

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