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Crispy Corn Recipe

Crispy Corn is one of the perfectly delicious party snacks. Find how to make BBQ Nation style crispy corn at home in a few simple steps.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 bowls
Author: Hina Gujral


  • 2 Cup sweet corn kernels (frozen/fresh)
  • 1/4 Cup + 2 tablespoon corn flour (corn starch)
  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch)
  • oil to deep-fry

Other Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ginger
  • 1 medium-size onion, fine chopped
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tablespoon chopped spring onion greens


  • Boil approximately 6 cups of water in a saucepan.
  • Add sweet corn and cook for 5 minutes or till bit soft. Transfer to a metal colander. Drain all the water. Allow corn kernels to get dry and cool down a bit.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine boiled corn, all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup corn flour, salt, and pepper. Mix using your fingers. 
  • While mixing, gently squeeze corn kernels to remove excess liquid. 
  • Add remaining 2 tablespoons of corn flour and mix once again to coat corn kernels with flour. Keep in the fridge while the oil is preheated.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a deep-frying pan. Deep-fry the corn kernels in small batches until crisp and golden. Cover the pan with the lid while deep-frying if the corn starts popping. 
  • Once corn kernels turn crunchy, transfer to a sieve and not plate. 
  • Next, heat 2 tablespoon oil in a stir-fry pan. 
  • Add ginger, garlic, and finely chopped onion. Stir-fry for 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Add the fried corn, red chili flakes, salt, pepper, and coriander. Mix nicely. Turn off the heat. 
  • Garnish with spring onion greens. 
  • Serve crispy corn immediately for the evening snack. 



  • Make sure that corn kernels are completely dry before combing with the flour mixture. 
  • Be cautious while frying the corn kernels. Stay away from the gas stove as they might pop. It is best to keep a lid nearby. If required, cover the pan with the lid. 
  • After deep frying, do not cook the corn the corn kernels for a long time. Else, they will become soft.   
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