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Bakwan Jagung (Indonesian Corn Fritters) 1

Bakwan Jagung (Indonesian Corn Fritters)

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 mins
  • Total Time: 21 mins
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Indonesian


Bakwan Jagung is an Indonesian fried dish made with corn, Chinese celery, spring onions and shallots in a batter then fried to crispy perfection.


  • 3 ears fresh corn
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cups rice flour
  • 2 stalks Chinese celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 pcs eggs
  • 8 pcs small shallots, minced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil, for deep frying


  1. Separate corn kernels from the cob then place in a bowl.
  2. Add all the remining ingredients apart from the oil. Mix well then set aside.
  3. Prepare a large flat deep pan. Heat oil to 180C then a tablespoonful at a time add the corn batter. Cook for 2-3 minutes each side then let it drain its excess oil in a wire rack. Serve with sweet chilli sauce, vinegar dip or tomato sauce