(Babi&Co's fritters topped with their garlic chili sauce in image)
Festival favourite Babi&Co. doesn’t have a permanent home yet, so this catering company re-creates traditional Indonesian street foods using fresh and local ingredients at pop-up events. Their addictive Perkedel Jagung corn fritters are packed with garlicky flavour.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Ready in: 30 minutes
Makes: 16 pieces
2 ears fresh corn, kernels removed from cobs (about 1 cup)
½ cup chopped green onion
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1/2 cup all-purpose ﬂour
1/4 cup rice ﬂour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon curry powder
2 cups vegetable oil for deep frying
Salt and pepper to taste
Whisk corn, eggs, green onion, and garlic in a bowl.
Mix ﬂour, rice ﬂour, baking powder, curry powder, salt and pepper in a separate bowl.
Stir wet ingredients into dry. The batter should be thick.
Heat ½ inch oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot, and then add the batter by tablespoons. Fry until golden, ﬂip and cook the other side, about 2 minutes. Serve with chutney