Delicious corn recipes to cook and indulge yourself

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We all like eating corn in any form. Sweet corn is mouth-watering and available almost everywhere. There are some dishes of corn which you can cook anytime and enjoy at home. The recipes of corn dishes need ingredients which are easily available at home. Follow some corn recipes to make restaurant style dishes at home. In all these corn recipes, you can use either frozen sweet corn or remove corn from a maize.

Crispy Corn

This is a lip-smacking dish of corn that is famous as a starter. It is so tasty that you cannot control yourself from eating more of it. You can eat this with any ketchup or chutney.

Ingredients –

  1. Sweet Corn – 2 cups
  2. Salt – According to taste
  3. Water – As needed for boiling
  4. Capsicum – 1
  5. Onion – 1
  6. Corn flour – Half cup
  7. Maida (Refined Flour or Plain Flour) – Half cup
  8. Oil – As needed for frying
  9. Pepper powder – Half teaspoon
  10. Chili powder – Half teaspoon
  11. Cumin powder – Half teaspoon
  12. Chaat Masala – Half teaspoon

Method –

  1. Chop capsicum and onion finely. Take a vessel and boil water and salt in it. Then add corn to it. Boil for few minutes.
  2. Drain off water from vessel and keep the sweet corn aside. To the sweet corn, put corn flour, maida, salt and pepper powder.
  3. Mix very well so that all the corn gets coated with flour. Leave it aside for some time so that corn combines with flour mixture.
  4. Heat a pan and put sufficient oil to it.  Put sweet corn to it and fry till they turn crisp and brown. Deep fry all the corn and keep them aside.
  5. Heat the same pan again with oil in it. Add onion to it and fry till the raw smell disappears. Then add capsicum and fry well.
  6. Put all the fried corn to it. Add salt, chili powder, cumin powder and Chaat Masala to it. Mix properly so that spices coat the corn.
  7. Make sure that all the ingredients have combined well. Serve it hot.

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Corn Chaat

This is an appetizing dish of crunchy corn chaat. It has sweet corn mixed with butter and spices.

Ingredients –

  1. Sweet Corn – 2 cups
  2. Salt – According to taste
  3. Butter – 2 tablespoons
  4. Lemon juice – 1 tablespoon
  5. Onion – 1
  6. Chaat Masala – 1 teaspoon
  7. Pepper powder – 1 teaspoon
  8. Mixture – According to taste
  9. Water – As needed for boiling

Method –

  1. Chop onion finely. Take a vessel and boil water and salt in it. Then add corn to it. Boil for few minutes. Drain off water from vessel and keep the sweet corn aside.
  2. Take a large mixing vessel and put sweet corn to it. Add butter, lemon juice, onion, salt, chaat masala and pepper powder to it.
  3. Mix everything very well and make sure that the ingredients have combined. Garnish with mixture and serve it.

Corn Fritter

This is a delectable dish of corn which makes a good snack. You can eat this with any ketchup or chutney.

Ingredients –

  1. Sweet Corn – 2 cups
  2. Salt – According to taste
  3. Water – As needed for boiling
  4. Onion – Half
  5. Besan (Gram Flour) – Half cup
  6. Maida (Refined Flour or Plain Flour) – Half cup
  7. Oil – As needed for frying
  8. Ginger – Small piece
  9. Garlic – Few cloves
  10. Chaat Masala – Half teaspoon
  11. Turmeric powder – Half teaspoon
  12. Chili powder – Half teaspoon
  13. Asafoetida (Hing) – A pinch
  14. Chili – 1 or 2

Method –

  1. Chop onion, ginger, garlic and chili finely. Take a vessel and boil water and salt in it. Then add corn to it. Boil for few minutes.
  2. Drain off water from vessel and keep the sweet corn aside. Take a large mixing bowl and put corn, onion, garlic, ginger and chili to it. Mix them.
  3. Then add besan, maida, salt, chaat masala, turmeric powder, chili powder and asafoetida to it. Mix properly so that all the ingredients get combined.
  4. Make the dough without adding any water. If it is needed, then add more besan and maida to the dough. Make rough balls from the dough.
  5. Heat a pan and put sufficient oil to it. Fry the corn balls in batches. Fry till they turn crisp and brown. Make sure that the fritters are evenly cooked.
  6. Remove fritters from pan and serve hot.

Corn Palak

This is a yummy dish of corn sauted in gravy of spinach. It is also known as Palak Makai. You can eat this with rice, chapati, paratha or poori.

Ingredients –

  1. Sweet Corn – 1 cup
  2. Palak (Spinach) – 1 bundle
  3. Onion – 1
  4. Salt – According to taste
  5. Water – As needed for boiling
  6. Tomato – 2
  7. Ginger – Small piece
  8. Garlic – Few cloves
  9. Chili – 1 or 2
  10. Oil – 2 tablespoons
  11. Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  12. Cardamom – Few
  13. Cloves – Few
  14. Cinnamon – A big piece
  15. Coriander powder – Half teaspoon
  16. Garam Masala – Half teaspoon
  17. Chili powder – Half teaspoon
  18. Kasuri Methi – 1 tablespoon
  19. Butter – 1 tablespoon
  20. Sugar – Half teaspoon
  21. Milk – Half cup

Method –

  1. Chop spinach, tomato, onion, ginger, garlic and chili. Take a vessel and boil water and salt in it. Then add corn to it. Boil for few minutes.
  2. Drain off water from vessel and keep the sweet corn aside. Heat a pan and put oil to it. Add cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon to it.
  3. Let them splutter. Then put ginger, garlic, onion and chili to it. Fry till the raw smell disappears. Put coriander powder and garam masala to it.
  4. Mix properly. Then add tomato and kasuri methi. Sauté till tomato turns mushy. Put spinach and fry well. Mix everything properly.
  5. Cool this mixture and put it in a blender. Make puree of this spinach mixture. Heat the same pan again and put butter to it.
  6. Add chili powder, sugar, salt and sauté for a minute. Then put spinach puree to it and sauté for few minutes. Put corn and milk to it. Mix very well.
  7. Simmer for few minutes so that corn absorbs the flavor of spinach. Serve it hot.

Corn Pulao

This is a tasty dish made from corn, herbs, spices and rice. You can eat it with raita, curd, fry or curry.

Ingredients –

  1. Sweet Corn – 2 cups
  2. Basmati rice – 1 cup
  3. Water – 4 cups
  4. Salt – According to taste
  5. Bay leaf – 1 or 2
  6. Cinnamon – some pieces
  7. Cloves – Few
  8. Cardamom – Few
  9. Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  10. Chili – 1 or 2
  11. Ginger – Small piece
  12. Garlic – Few cloves
  13. Onion – 1
  14. Oil – 3 tablespoons
  15. Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
  16. Coriander leaves – 1 tablespoon
  17. Turmeric powder – Half teaspoon
  18. Chili powder – Half teaspoon
  19. Coriander powder – Half teaspoon

Method –

  1. Rinse Basmati rice finely with water. Then soak rice in water for half an hour. Chop chili, ginger, garlic and onion finely.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker and put oil, cumin seeds, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. Let them crackle. Then add chili, ginger, garlic and onion.
  3. Fry till the raw smell disappears. Put corn to it. Then add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder and coriander powder. Mix very well.
  4. Add rice, water, coriander leaves and lemon juice to it. Stir well. Cover and pressure cook the pulao on a medium to high flame for 1 or 2 whistles.
  5. Open the lid when pressure comes down. Serve it hot.

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