Bakwan Vegie Fritters

20:36' 19-03-2018
This Indonesian style vegetable fritter is popular in Malaysia and Singapore, and there are many different recipes for it.



    For authentic Indonesian style, you should use candle nut, but you can substitute hazelnut, cashew, macadamia or brazil nuts.

    Combining preparation and cooking time, it is ready within three quarters of an hour. As with any dish of this kind, you can make it as a snack, party food, or as part of a meal with suitable side dishes.

    The quantity suggested here will serve four people.


    • 2 cups shredded cabbage

    • 1 cup grated carrots

    • 1 cup thinly sliced onions

    • 1 cup corn kernels

    • ½ cup spring onions

    • 1 cup plain flour

    • 2-3 Tbsp cornflour

    For the paste

    • 1 onion, finely chopped or grated

    • 1 grated candle nut

    • 2-3 coriander roots

    • salt and pepper to taste


    • Make a paste with all the paste ingredients.

    • Mix the prepared vegetables and paste together in a bowl.

    • Add the cornflour and plain flour.

    • Add water a little at a time, spoon by spoon, to make a thick batter.

    • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.

    • Drop a spoonful of batter in the hot oil. If it falls apart, add more flour to the batter.

    • Shape the batter into fritters and fry in batches.

    Huey L






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