Corn and leek fritters

Bakwan jagung

Category: Side

Serves: 2

Cuisine: Indonesian

Source: 'Menu Jamuan Nasi Lengkap Tradisional Indonesia', by Sri Wardani (p. 22)


- 2 cobs sweetcorn (TODO: next time, make a note of the equivalent measurement)

- 150g flour

- 1 egg

- 1 leek

- 5 cloves of garlic

- 0.5 tsp pepper

- Handful of cashews

- Salt


1. Chop corn, leek and cashews finely using a food processor

2. Add flour, egg, garlic (pressed), pepper, salt to taste

3. Add a little water and mix well until thick

4. Deep fry until golden brown; 1 tbsp of mixture makes 1 fritter

5. Serve with dipping sauces


- Easy and delicious; well received when entertaining

- Sambal asli and kecap manis make good and easy dipping sauces