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Sweet and Tangy Corn

Still remember those childhood days and the beach... enjoying the grilled corn that we buy from street vendors..salty, spicy and with a bit lemon juice rubbed on the corn. Corn recipes are often very tempting and hot corn-on- the-cob is an essential for any summer time party. This recipe I have tried with frozen corn kernels and is a good accompaniment with chapatis or flat bread. I also tried it as part of a chicken avocado tortilla wrap.


Corn Kernels - 1 cup

Tomato- 3 medium

Tomato puree- 1/2 cup

Sliced bell pepper- 1/2 cup

Onion- 1/2 cup

Chilly powder or paprika- 1/3 tsp

Pepper powder- 1/3 tsp

Fenugreek- 1/3 tsp

sugar- 1 tsp

salt to taste

oil- 1 1/2 tsp

butter- 1/2 tsp

coriander leaves for garnish

Microwave corn in high for three minutes. Saute bell pepper for a minute and keep aside.
In the same pan saute onions till translucent and add in the diced tomatoes, salt and cook them till it is soft. Add in tomato puree or you can add tomato paste ( 2 tsp) if you prefer. Saute this till the mixture is cooked and starts leaving the pan. Add chilly powder, pepper powder and fenugreek, sugar and corn kernels and blend it gently with the tomato mixture. Finally add butter. Serve it with the sauted bell pepper.

Try this recipe..

Hope you will all enjoy!!!


  1. Yum! I was looking for a recipe to cook for dinner. I imagine this will be perfect alongside some grilled fish. Great recipe!

  2. Corn looks very delicious Suja. Nice post. your blog header (lemons) is very cute too.

  3. This is so simple and it looks delicious too. Great recipe!

  4. Lovely snack for anytime.. Looks so spicy and yumm

  5. Thank you all for your sweet comments..hope you will all enjoy!!!

  6. Thanks Viki..Hubby took that one for me:)

  7. Suja,
    Got inspired by your this recipe.Yesterday,made a quicky though with onions and tomato and loads of fresh crushed red pepper flakes, next time I am definitly going to add bell pepper also..lovely and thanks for sharing..hugs and smiles

  8. So happy you tried this and like it..thanks for the lovely feedback Jaya:)


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