Makai Vada – Corn Fritters

Corn vada can be made from skratch or make it from left over corn chowder(Chivda). This vada taste delicious with tea or itlself. Cirspyness of this vada will make you eat again and again.



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Corn Vada
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 
Corn vada can be made from skratch or make it from left over corn chowder(Chivda). This vada taste delicious with tea or itlself. Cirspyness of this vada will make you eat again and again.
Recipe Creator: Bhavna
Ingredients
  • 1 cup corn kernels ,fresh or frozen,if using frozen ,thaw
  • and squeeze out excess water.
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • sugar if desired
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger ,grated
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves , chopped
  • 1 tbsp ground peanut (Optional)
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tablespoons chick pea flour (besan), more besan can be added to adjust batter.
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon oil ,little more if shallow frying
Instructions
  1. Process the corn in a food processor or blender until coarsely chopped.Now add in rest of the ingredient except oil and flour and process some more until ingredients are well combined. Transfer to a mixing bowl and mix in the oil and chick pea flour.
  2. To Bake
  3. Preheat Oven to 350F.
  4. Line the baking sheet with an aluminum foil,drizzle 2 tablespoon of oil all over.The mixture is going to be sticky to work with,so lightly grease your hands with oil and take spoonful of the mixture and gently press on your palm to form a patty.Lay them in the lined baking sheet,placing them in rows about an inch apart.Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown,for a crisp topping,now turn the oven mode to broil and let cook for another minute or two for crispier vadas.
  5. To Shallow fry
  6. Heat about 1 cup of oil in deep frying pan on medium heat. put spoonful of the mixture or like small balls and gently lay in the heated oil,let cook for 4-5 minutes before flipping and cooking for another 3-4 minutes until golden brown .Fry in 2-3 batches.Serve warm with your favorite beverage.