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Crispy Baby Corn-Salt and Pepper

Salt and Pepper Baby Corn

Crispy Salt and Pepper Baby Corn is a delicious, quick and easy appetizer or starter for parties and get togethers. Made with readily available ingredients in your pantry, a fuss free recipe that you will certainly enjoy as tea time snack during a rainy or chilly evening.
5 from 3 votes
Course Appetizers and Snacks
Cuisine Indian


  • Mixing Bowl
  • Knife
  • Kadhai/Pan for Deep Frying
  • Ladle
  • Measuring Spoons and Cups


  • 200 g Baby Corn pack or 7 Oz. pack
  • 1 tbsp Minced/Finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tbsp Spring Onion Greens
  • ¼ Cup Cornflour/Cornstarch
  • ¼ Cup All Purpose Flour/Maida
  • 1-2 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder optional
  • 1 tsp Onion Powder optional
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp Plant based Oil
  • Oil for frying


  • Wash nicely and cut baby corn into bite sized pieces or halves
    200 g Baby Corn pack
  • In a mixing bowl, take cornstarch and all purpose flour, pinch of black pepper powder, salt and sriracha/chilli garlic sauce.
    ¼ Cup Cornflour/Cornstarch, ¼ Cup All Purpose Flour/Maida, 1-2 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper, 1 tsp Garlic Powder, 1 tsp Onion Powder, 1 tbsp Sriracha, Salt
  • Add about ¼ Cup water and make a smooth batter. No lumps should be present.
  • Heat oil in kadhai or heavy bottomed pan.
    Oil for frying
  • Dip the baby corn pieces in it and deep fry in hot oil till light golden brown.
  • Once done, take out the pieces on a plate lined with paper tissues or kitchen towel, to soak extra oil.
  • In another pan, heat oil in a pan.
  • Add minced/chopped garlic and saute for a minute. Do not burn garlic. You can also add cubed onion and colored peppers.
    1 tbsp Plant based Oil, 1 tbsp Minced/Finely chopped garlic
  • Add black pepper powder and fried baby corn and saute for 1-2 mins.
  • Garnish with spring onion greens.
    2 tbsp Spring Onion Greens
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup or honey chilli sauce.



Variations to serve Crispy Baby Corn
You can sprinkle the Indian Chaat Masala on the fried baby corn and serve. 
Or, stir fry it in honey chilli sauce for Crispy Honey Chilli Baby Corn or make it like Chilli Paneer (dry version)
Keyword Salt and Pepper Baby Corn
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