Monday, 3 October 2016


Corn is known by scientific name called Zea mays.  This moniker reflects its traditional name as maize. In the amazing yellow corn , antioxidant carotenoids beneficial for eyes are present in high amounts. It is a high source of dietary fiber and gives the chewing satisfaction. As it is a good source of carotenoids such as lutein and zeaxanthin, yellow corn promotes eye health. it is moreover a rich source of many vitamins and minerals, it is considered as a  whole food or complete food. Health benefits of corn include controlling diabetes, lowering hypertension and prevention of heart ailments, good for skin, hair, and total body health.

Now we are getting ready to make a delicious delicacy now using this corn kernels.


Corn kernels two cups
Salt to taste
Black pepper one spoon
Red chilly powder half spoon
Asafoetida a generous pinch
Curry leaves few 
Bellary onion fine pieces
Cilantro leaves half cup
Sesame oil to stir fry


Pressure cook the corn with ears for three whistles.
Keep aside to cool down.
Heat the wok and add oil.
Add onion pieces, curry leaves and saute for thirty seconds.
Add the kernels, salt and pepper
Saute again for a while.
Sprinkle red chilly powder, cilantro leaves over the corn kernels.
A splash of asafoetida is followed.

Spicy corn kernel stir fry is ready to serve hot.
You could serve this at once.
Soft spicy corn stir fry is ready to serve as side dish for any variety rice, sambar meal or rasam meal.

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