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Corn grows in ears each of which is enclosed kernals tightly packed in rows.The kernals are beautiful yellow colour and protected by silky, coffee brown thin threads and encased in a husk.
In Tamil nadu we call this corn as makkaacholam or maize. Its scientific name is Zea mays. Botanical name Dracaena fragrans.
Its nutritional facts as follows:
vitamin B3, magnesium, dietary fiber, vitamin B6, phosphorous, pottassium 392 mg and proteinous wholesome content of daily needs. iron 0.55 mg zinc. 75 mg and 54 mg of folic acid, vitamin A.

                                             ...  google source

It is one of the world's healthiest food.

Today we are going to relish that delicious maize cooked .
. It is so simple and fast cooking.
Maize two with ears
Wash the zea mays and cut the head and tail parts. Add two cups of water in a pressure pan. Add one spoon of salt Place the maizes and close the pan Place the weight. Allow three whistles and switch off the flame. Allow to cool. R…