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Corn Chaat Recipe

Corn Chaat is a vegetarian Indian snack. Learn how to make truly delicious sweet corn chaat in a few simple steps.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Hina Gujral

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup sweet corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • ½ Cup onion, finely chopped
  • ½ Cup tomato, fine chopped
  • 1 tablespoon green chili, finely chopped
  • ¼ Cup green onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fresh coriander, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder (jeera powder)
  • 1 teaspoon Chaat Masala
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Boil water in a saucepan along with ginger, garlic, black peppercorns, bay leaf, and salt. Once the water starts boiling add corn kernels. Boil them for 3 – 5 minutes or till they are tender and cooked.
  • If you are using whole corn cob, then you can boil the cob in seasoned water and later scrape the kernels from the cob for making the chaat.
  • Next, transfer boiled corn kernels to a colander. Drain all the water. Add butter to the warm corn and mix nicely. Set it aside.
  • Combine sweet corn kernels, chopped onion, garlic, green chili, green onion spices, salt, lemon juice, and fresh coriander. Mix nicely. Taste and if required add more salt.
  • Corn Chaat is ready to serve.

Notes

  • If you are using whole corn cob, then you can boil the cob in seasoned water and later scrape the kernels from the cob for making the chaat.
  • If you are using frozen corn kernels, thaw them before boiling them in water.
  • After adding butter do not keep corn in the refrigerator else the butter will solidify. 
  • Adjust the quantity of spices and green chili according to personal taste preference. 

Nutrition

Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 1215mg | Potassium: 636mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1371IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2mg