A popular snack, these crisp, cheesy fritters bursting with flavors of sweet corn, have a secret ingredient, the ‘shezwan sauce’, that gives them the deep spicy-chilli, garlicky flavor that is absolutely amazing. Adding a pop of cheese then transforms these fritters to a whole new level of enjoying the flavors of summer.

Preparation and cooking Time: 20-25 minutes.
Serving:12 fritters

2 cups fresh corn kernels. Frozen or canned corns can be used as replacement
1/2 cup grated potatoes
¼ cup parsley, chopped
¼ cup green onion, chopped
3/4 cup whole wheat flour or (all purpose flour)
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
3-4 tbsp Shezwan sauce
1 tsp baking powder
¼ cup butter milk
Salt as per taste
1cup Mozzarella Cheese or shredded processed cheese
3-4 tbsp oil for shallow fry.

Add corn kernels to a large bowl, and mix in the rest of dry ingredients
Heat 1-2 tbsp of oil in a pan
Place a scoop of the corn fritter mixture into the hot oil
Press down on the fritters with a spatula or spoon to form patty shape
Let it cook for about 2-3 minutes over medium heat until golden brown
Carefully flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes on the other side
Once both sides are golden brown, transfer the fritters to paper towel-lined plate
Repeat the process with remaining mixture, adding more oil to the pan as needed
Serve the fritters immediately with hot sauce, greek yogurt and salad.


Indian Chef Chhaya Thakker, who has a huge following online on WhatsApp and YouTube will be sharing her favorite recipes and cooking tips with readers of The Times Kuwait. For feedback, you can write to editortimeskuwait@gmail.com

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