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masala corn recipe with video and step by step photos – easy to prepare tasty recipe of masala corn.

masala corn

masala corn is a favorite with kids and most of us. for masala corn, ideally the corn should be hot or warm. it should not be at room temperature or cold. when i make masala corn, i steam the corn cobs in the pressure cooker and while they are still hot, remove the corn kernels. then add all the spices in it and serve hot or warm.

usually during the monsoons we like to have corn chaat or buttered corn or this recipe. on occasions, i also prepare corn pakora. i also at times roast the corn cob on direct flame and then rub it with a slice of lemon smeared with red chili powder and black salt.

this masala corn is not a recipe as such, but just sharing the method. you can always add your choice of spices or add less or more and make a lot of variations in the recipe.

if you are looking for more corn recipes then do check:

masala corn

5 from 5 votes
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:20 mins
Total Time:25 mins
Course:snacks
Cuisine:indian
Servings (change the number to scale):2 to 3
masala corn recipe
masala corn recipe - easy to prepare tasty recipe of masala corn.

INGREDIENTS FOR masala corn

(1 CUP = 250 ML)
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane) or 1 medium to large corn cob - steamed
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons butter (optional)
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder or add as per taste
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon lemon juice or add as required
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala or add as required
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano or add as required
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons of chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta)
  • black salt or regular salt as required

HOW TO MAKE masala corn

preparation for masala corn recipe

  • steam or pressure cook 1 medium to large corn cob. you can steam 1 medium to large sweet corn cob in a steamer or a pressure cooker. 
  • if pressure cooking, then pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles in 1.5 cups water. you can also use 1 cup of tinned corn kernels.
  • when the corn cob is still hot or warm, slice off the corn kernels from the cob. you should be able to handle the heat. 
  • if not, then wait till the corn cob becomes warm. be careful while slicing the corn kernels. you will need about 1 cup of corn kernels.

making masala corn

  • take the corn kernels in a mixing bowl.
  • add 2 to 3 teaspoons butter. the heat or warmth of the corn kernels will begin to melt the butter. instead of butter you can also use olive oil.
  • mix the melted butter very well with the corn kernels. alternatively, you can melt the butter and add to the corn.
  • now add all the seasonings - 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder, 1 to 2 teaspoon lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala, 1/4 teaspoon oregano, 2 to 3 teaspoons of chopped coriander leaves and black salt or regular salt as required.
  • mix very well. 
  • check the taste of masala corn and add more chilli powder, lemon juice, chaat masala if required.
  • remove in a bowl and serve masala corn immediately.

RECIPE VIDEO

NOTES

tips for making masala corn recipe:
  1. recipe can be increased proportionally.
  2. add spices and lemon juice as per your taste preferences.
  3. instead of butter, olive oil can be added or butter can be skipped completely.
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preparation to make masala corn recipe

1. steam or pressure cook 1 medium to large corn cob. you can steam 1 medium to large sweet corn cob in a steamer or a pressure cooker. if pressure cooking, then pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles in 1.5 cups water. you can also use 1 cup of tinned corn kernels.

sweet corn for masala corn recipe

2. when the corn cob is still hot or warm, slice off the corn kernels from the cob. you should be able to handle the heat. if not, then wait till the corn cob becomes warm. be careful while slicing the kernels. you will need about 1 cup of corn kernels.

sweet corn for masala corn recipe

making masala corn

3. take the corn kernels in a mixing bowl.

sweet corn for masala corn recipe

4. add 2 to 3 teaspoons butter. the heat or warmth of the corn kernels will begin to melt the butter. instead of butter you can also use olive oil.

butter to make masala corn recipe

5. mix the melted butter very well with the corn kernels. alternatively, you can melt the butter and add to the corn kernels.

butter to make masala corn recipe

6. now add all the seasonings – ½ teaspoon chilli powder, ½ teaspoon chaat masala, ¼ teaspoon dried oregano, 2 to 3 teaspoons of chopped coriander leaves. you can also add your choice of dried herbs.

making masala corn recipe

7. also add 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice. mix very well.

lemon for masala corn recipe

8. also add black salt or regular salt as required.

making masala sweet corn recipe

9.  again mix very well. check the taste of masala corn and add more chilli powder, lemon juice or chaat masala if required.

making masala sweet corn recipe

10. remove in a bowl and serve masala corn immediately. for more tasty chaat recipes, you can check this collection of 30 chaat recipes.

masala corn recipe

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namaste and welcome to vegrecipesofindia.com which i started in feb 2009 and is a pure vegetarian blog. i have been passionate about cooking from childhood and began to cook from the age of 10. later having enrolled in a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was formally trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.

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5 comments/reviews

  1. I just made this recipe. It was just awesome.thanks a lot .kids loved it.I also tried corn sandwich. It was great.