Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Baby Corn masala

Baby Corn masala

Baby corn masala is an interesting vegetarian gravy dish that is made with baby corns in a regular indian onion tomato sauce. It will be a hit when served as a gravy during  potlucks/parties too.


Baby corn(canned)        -400 g
onion                              -1/4 cup cubed
bell pepper                     -1/4 cubed
coriander powder           -1 tbsp
cumin powder                 -1/2 tsp
kashmiri chili powder      -1/2 tbsp
chili powder                     -1/4 tsp
pepper powder                 -1/2 tsp
garam powder                   - sprinkle
kasoori methi/dried fenugreek leaves-1/2 tsp
salt                                    - to  taste
oil                                      -2-3 tsp

To fry & grind:

onion                                   -1 cubed
tomato                                 -2
green chili                             -4
whole cashews                      -6-7
cinnamon                              -1/2 inch
cloves                                   -2
fennel seeds                          -1/4 tsp
star anise                               -1/2
mint leaves                            -few
salt                                       -to taste
preparation time :10 min
cooking time       :40 min


  • In a pan heat oil  and temper with cinnamon,cloves., fennel seeds,cashews,mint leaves,ginger and garlic.

  • Add the cubed onions and fry until transparent.

  • add the cubed tomatoes and adequate salt and cook until mushy.

  • Allow it to cool and grind off into a fine puree.
  • In a pan heat oil and fry cubed onions and bell pepper.Once it gets cooked in crunchy consistency .Remove it off and keep it aside.

  • Now fry the baby corn in the same pan until it gets roasted lightly. Remove and keep it aside.

  • Pour the ground paste into the same pan.

  • Add coriander powder,cumin powder,kashmiri chili powder,chili powder,pepper powder and garam masala.

  • Mix and cook well. After few minutes add crushed fenugreek/methi leaves.

  • Cook until oil oozes out.Then add the roasted baby corn.

  • Add adequate water and allow it to boil.When it boils add the cooked onions and bell pepper.

  • Serve with Chapathi/Flavored Rice/Naan

Serves   4

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