Corn On The Cob Curry – A Delightful Way To Have Corn
By Harshad Jethra
Corn on the Cob is a unique delicacy, adored alike in India as well as the west.
Flavored sweet corn and roasted bhutta (Corn on the Cob) are some eternal street food variants.
But this is a Corn on the Cob recipe you will fall in love with. This goes perfectly with rice.
Corn is a part of host of Indian recipes, and powdered corn forms a staple cereal in north India, called Makai, which is known to be very nutritious, particularly in winters.
Let’s now run through some fast facts about Corn:
- Origins of corn lie in the Americas, and it once used to form a major part of the diet of Native Americans!
In the present date, total production of maize surpasses that of wheat and rice!
Curries & Khadis
CORN ON THE COB
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
2 whole corns cut into 1/2″ thick roundels
1 1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 tsp red chilli powder
4 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds
6 nos. cloves (laung)
25 mm. (1″) piece cinnamon (dalchini)
1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
Let’s now check out the recipe for Corn on the Cob Curry.
For this we need, Sweet Corn, Tomato Puree, and then we have powdered Coriander Seeds / Cloves / Piece Cinnamon / Cumin Seeds. Let’s call it the ground powder.
Other ingredients are onion paste, salt to taste and chilli powder.
Let’s see how we’ll cook it.
Take some oil in a pan and once it heats up, add in the onion paste.
The onion paste is of raw onions. We haven’t roasted it.
Cook for a short duration, and then add in tomato puree.
After tomato puree leaves oil, we’ll add ground powder and red chilli powder.
Add a little water. Don’t add too much water; just make it a little thick.
The oil has separated from the currry.
Now we have to add the corn.
Remember one thing while cooking the corn.
The middle portion should be properly cooked as well!
Let’s add corn to the pan now.
We’ll cook this with gravy for about 2 minutes.
We’ll add a little salt to taste.
Once the oil separates from the curry, add in green coriander and mix it nicely.
Now we can serve this!
You may choose to have it with rice.
Use some green coriander for garnishing.
‘Corn on the Cob Curry’ is ready!
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