Wednesday, 6 December 2006

Corn Curry

Corn curry - a dish that I make only so often, but every time I do, it's a hit. I made this last night on a whim. I saw a can of tinned corn cobs sitting in the pantry, untouched for the past few weeks. I thought I'd make this to go along with the vaal-papdi and eggplant curry, daal, and chapatis for dinner. Here's the recipe:

Corn on the cobs-boiled in salted water, or you can use canned ones like I did.
3 tbsp-crushed tomatoes, 1/2 cup roasted peanuts - powdered, 1- medium onion, garlic, cilantro, jalapeno, turmeric, salt, sugar, garam masala, jeera seeds, dhania powder, Oil for tempering.

Heat oil in a pan, add jeera seeds, onions, garlic, jalapeƱos. Saute till golden brown. Add the tomato paste and the roasted peanut powder. Stir until a nice aroma wafts from the mixture. Add some water, and all the spices. Taste and adjust accordingly. Add the cut corn on the cobs, stir and cover and cook on medium heat till all the spices and flavors come together, Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.
That's about it! A delicious side dish is ready for your meal.


swapna said...

Hi trupti

what a wonderful dish....liked it very much.i never know that we can make a curry with full corn..thanks for sharing..

Asha said...

Looks great! I have never made any dishes with corn cobs.I have used baby corns in Chinese though.Good one, Trupti:))

Meena Kandlakuti said...

Hi Trupti,
corn curry looks delicious..never tried to cook with corn..only I do always is boil them with little salt and pepper(optional) and have them hot.In india, well we all know butta..that too hot from stove I love that in cold season.I will ur version some time .Thanks for sharing:-)

NZ said...

hey Trupti, I normally make baby corn curry with tomato-cream based gravy but never tried corn with peanut gravy.

also wanted to ask you about the dhania-jeera you seem to use a lot in your cooking. Do you get it ready made or how can I prepare it at home ? I had to make the daal-dhokli and broccoli-methi without it :-(

Vani said...

I've not used corn on the cob in curries or anything else, for that matter! I make curries and bhaji from just corn though. Looks good, Trupti! I just posted a corn recipe today-corn and black bean salad.

shilpa said...

That looks beautiful. I will see if I can get hold of corn here. I think I will looove this dish

Trupti said...

Swapna: you bet...this is a tasty one!

Ashaji: thank you! Try this one and see if you and family like it!

Meena: thanks...please do try it, it is so good!

NZ: Hi! Yes, I get the dhania-jeera in packets from Indian stores, or you can buy the dhania and jeera powders and mix them in equal parts, they are an essential ingredient in Gujarati cooking...Hope you try this curry sometime.

Vani: yeah, this is a nice one to make as a side dish...too heavy to eat on its own, will check out your recipe.

Shilpa: please do...this is one that I like too!

rooma said...

Greeat idea trupti..... have never used corn on cob!!!! thankx for the idea :) And it looks absolutely yummy!!!!

Lera said...

Beautiful dish, It's so colourful and appetizing! Trupti Thanks for sharing this superb curry:)

Pooja said...

Hi trupti ,
delicious corn curry ,
i liked the way you prepare okra too. :)
these days , my broadband at home is not working regularly so was not able to catch up with your recent posts .
thank for sharing these delicious recipes .
keep posting .

Bhargavi said...

Wow ,..what a bright color.....
Thax for sharing

Lakshmi said...

so many delicious curries,stuffed bhindi and now corn masala, love both of them

Vini K said...

Hi Trupti,nice recipe.I was never aware that the whole corn could be used.The curry looks absolutely delicious.Will try this as we are never short of corn in London!

AA said...

Kem chho? Could you please post your recipe for ringan-tuver, ringan-papdi,or ringan-chori ?
Thanks for filling the much needed void for Gujarati food in the Indian food blogospere...Tarlaben pachhi truptiben noj vaaro chhe :)

I'm actually south indian, but grew up in Baroda, so my cravings are always for gujarati food, and often recipes for homestyle gujarati food are hard to come terrific to have you as a resource...

Take care, and keep blogging.

NZ said...

Thanks for visiting my blog Trupti. The Broccoli-methi curry turned slightly bitter - don't know if I did something wrong or is it supposed to taste like that. Anyways, I added some yogurt to neutralise it and it was yummmmm !

theculinarychase said...

Wow, this does look good. By the way, where do you get your spices & powders? I live in Hong Kong & find it's really hard to get these powders. Maybe I'm looking in the wrong places! :) Cheers! Heather

Anonymous said...

Great dish Truptiben...your method is very similar to mine..I must make it again soon..not had it in while...thanks for prompting me...~smile~...take care ben..

Lakshmik said...

Hi Trupti

The corn curry looks yummy. Good way to use corn in gravies too.

Seema Bhat said...

oh wow trupti:
Your recipe of corn curry just came in time.I got 10 fresh yellow corns last weekend since it was on sale and finished 4 out of them and didnt know what to do out of the remaining.Now i am gonna try this recipe of yours and and will let you know how it turned out.

Vcuisine said...

Its really nice Trupti. Good change. Viji

Hemlata said...

Dear Trupti

How are you?

Seen your receipe Corn curry. It really looks yummy. could you please tell me if the whole corn can be eaten or you need to eat the outer part and discard the inner part.

Your reply will be much appreciated.


Trupti said...

Hemlata: the inner part needs to be discarded because its not edible,as an option, you can make this curry out of either tinned or frozen corn without the cobs. Do try it, its a delicious side dish to any meal.
Thanks for visiting,

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Trupti.Im visiting your site for the first time.Well this looks wonderful.Think im gonna try it today itself.Thanks

burekaboy — said...

hi trupti! wow, all your stuff looks so incredibly good. also looks like your blog has REALLY taken off :-) continued success!

did you guys get snow? not a snowflake in sight here. very odd.

mommyof2 said...

gotta try this once kids are a little better:-)

Chinns said...

Hi Trupti,

I tried this wonderful recipe today and it was a hit! Loved the aroma when the peanut powder is added to the gravy to cook.

Thanks a lot for sharing this recipe and also thanks to Seema(Recipe Junction) for pointing to your blog.

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