Posts Tagged ‘corn’


Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

Healthy, delicious and oh-so-simple to make… the corn bhel will rule the roost as one of the all time favourite snack!

Preparation Time : 15 mins.
Cooking Time : 5 mins.

Serves 4.

1½ cups boiled tender corn kernels
2 medium potatoes, boiled and cut into cubes
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
½ cup chopped onions
1 to 2 green chillies, chopped
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
½ cup chopped tomatoes
juice of ½ lemon
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon oil
salt to taste
For the garnish
2 tablespoons chopped coriander
1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
2. Add the onions, green chillies, asafoetida and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes, till the onions are translucent.
3. Add the tomatoes, corn, potatoes, lemon juice, coriander, sugar and salt and mix well.
4. Garnish with the coriander and serve immediately.


Saturday, August 15th, 2009

texascheesetoastKids are sure to have this delicious corn and cheese toast. Serve this easy to make recipe for breakfast or as an after school snack.

Cooking Time : 8 to 10 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Makes 12 toasts.


6 slices whole wheat bread
½ cup corn kernels, boiled
2 tablespoons grated cheese
¼ cup onions, chopped
2 teaspoons plain flour (maida)
¾ cup milk
2 tablespoons chopped capsicum
½ teaspoon mixed herbs
¼ teaspoon mustard (rai) powder
1 tablespoon butter
salt to taste

For serving
Tabasco sauce


1. Cut each slice into 2 lengthwise. Toast them and keep aside.

2. Heat the butter in a pan, add the onions and cook till they are translucent

3. Add the maida and cook for 2 minutes, over a slow flame, till the maida turns golden in colour.

4. Add the milk and whisk till no lumps remain.

5. Cook for another 2 minutes, while stirring continuously till the mixture thickens.

6. Add the capsicum, herbs, cheese, mustard powder, corn and salt and mix well.

7. Spread the corn mixture on each toast piece and serve hot with Tabasco sauce.