Sweet corn kernels is a wholesome cereal food which is easily digested. It is a powerhouse of antioxidants useful in preventing the ageing process. Corn is among the few cereals that can be cooked and eaten in a variety of ways. It has a lot of dietary fibre which helps in digestion and prevents constipation. You can have corn salad as a mid morning snack or as as evening snack as it is also a great diet recipe which uses less oil or butter.
Also try these corn recipes :
Sweet corn soup
Sweet corn sandwich
Prep Time : 10 mins
Cook Time : 15 mins
Servings : 4 persons
Sweet Corn (corn cobs) kernels – 2 cups
Cucumber – 1 cup (finely chopped)
Onion – 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
Red chilli powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin (jeera) powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Chaat masala – 1/4 teaspoon
Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
Chopped coriander leaves – 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice – 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
HOW TO MAKE OR PREPARE SWEET CORN SALAD RECIPE
Boil the corn kernels in a pan with sufficient water, till the kernels are tender. Alternatively, you can pressure cook for 4-5 whistles. Once cooled down, drain the water with the help of a colander. Keep the boiled corn kernels aside.
Take a mixing bowl. Add the boiled corn kernels, chopped cucumber and onions. Mix well. Then add red chilli powder, chaat masala, cumin powder, grated coconut, chopped coriander leaves and salt.
Mix all the ingredients well. Sprinkle lemon juice and mix well again. Serve Corn Salad immediately or you can also refrigerate and serve later.
You can use tinned corns if fresh corns are not available. Salads with fresh corns tastes better.
Sprinkle extra virgin olive oil on top for taste and good health.
You can add finely chopped tomatoes, grated carrot or beetroot for variation.