Baby Corn Cigars are deep fried starters made by blanching them and coating them with a flour and deep fried. They are enjoyed by both kids and elders alike. They taste best with mayo based dips and cheesy dips.
I enjoy them with tomato ketchup too .
We Need :
10 Baby Corns
Oil for deep frying
For Coating :
2 Tbsp all purpose flour (Maida )
2 Tbsp Gram flour ( Besan)
2 Tbsp Semolina
2 Tbsp Corn flour
1 Tbsp Oregano
½ Tsp. Turmeric Powder
1 Tbsp Kashmiri Red chilli Powder
6 -7 Pods of Garlic
2 Green Chillies
½ Tsp Black pepper powder
⅛ Tsp of Baking soda.
Juice of half lemon
1 Tsp Salt or to taste.
Here We Go :
Take half a litre water in a pan. Add 1 Tsp of salt in it. When the water starts boiling add baby corn. Keep boiling for 3 minutes. Switch off the flame and drain them. Keep aside.
Grind green chillies and garlic together.
In a bowl add gram flour, all purpose flour, cornflour and semolina. Add 100 ml of water and prepare a smooth batter of coating consistency. Add Green chilli and garlic paste.
Now add salt, turmeric powder, kashmiri Red Chilli powder, lemon juice, oregano, black pepper powder and Baking soda to the batter. Mix well.
Heat oil on medium flame. Coat Baby corn with batter and drop one by one in medium hot oil. Fry till golden brown.
Serve hot with any dip or sauce.