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Thai Style Corn Fritters

Thai Style Corn Fritters with Sweet Chilli Sauce
Girl Friends Cooking Club ~ Thai Style Corn Fritters with Sweet Chilli Sauce

Thai style corn fritters are easy to make and a refreshing alternative to regular vegetable fritters which are run of the mill and tend to get a bit boring. Being a die hard meat lover, I have to constantly struggle to make tasty snacks for my vegetarian friends but this spicy corn fritter is crunchy on the outside and spicy on the inside and when eaten with the delicious sweet chili sauce is always a crowd pleaser  ! Enjoy and Happy Cooking ~  Kamakshi ! 🙂 🙂 

Prep Time : 10 mins                                  Cook Time : 10 mins 
Serves : 4


  • 3 cups Fresh Corn Kernels
  • 1/2 cup diced long beans or green french beans
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoon Thai Red Curry Paste
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 cups oil for deep frying


  •  In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients (except the oil) and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan on medium heat. Working in batches, drop tablespoons of batter in the oil and cook for 4-5 mins until golden brown.  Remove from oil and drain on paper towels to remove excess oil.
  • Serve hot with Sweet Chilli Sauce
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Sweet Chili Sauce

Girl Friends Cooking Club ~ Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

The Thai sweet chili sauce is known as  Nam Chim Kai in Thailand . It is easily available in in bottles in most Asian food stores, but the recipe is so simple that you can easily make it at home. Much healthier version with no preservatives added. Thai sweet chili sauce makes a superb condiment for many Thai dishes and is excellent with chicken and fish as well as seafood. It is also wonderful as a marinade for grilling or as a dip for finger foods.

It goes amazingly well with Thai style corn fritters, as seen below.

Girl Friends Cooking Club ~ Thai Style Corn fritters with sweet chili sauce

Prep Time : 10 mins                                  Cook Time : 10 mins 
Serving : 1 cup


  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chili flakes
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon corn starch dissolved in 4 tablespoons cool water
  • Add all the ingredients except the cornstarch water mixture into a pan and bring it to a boil.Reduce the heat and let it cook for 5-6 mins till it reduces to half. Add the corn starch and water mixture and cook till the sauce thickens.
  • Remove from heat and do a taste test. The sauce should be sweet, sour and spicy. Adjust seasoning as per your taste. Serve as a dipping sauce with spring rolls, fritters, wantons and a host of other appetizers.