corn salsa

Corn salsa recipe with step by step photos – tasty, tangy and spicy salsa made with fresh sweet corn. A vegan dish.

Salsa is one of the easiest dishes one can prepare for a quick snack or starter option. Just pair it with some nachos, tortilla chips or even toasted bread and you have a healthy as well as a light snack.

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corn salsa recipe

For this corn salsa, i have steamed the corn in a pressure cooker, but you can even use tinned corn. The spicy and sour elements like green chilies, red chili powder and lemon juice can be added more or less as per your choice. In the Indian lingo, This is a chatpata snack, that one can prepare easily.

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I have not used tomatoes in the recipe, but you can add them. Also some bell pepper (capsicum) can be added. Recipe can be doubled or tripled.

How to make corn salsa

1. In a pressure cooker, take 1 medium to large corn cob. Add water almost covering the corn cob. Pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles. You can even steam the corn cob.

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2. When the corn cob cools down, then carefully with a knife slice off the corn kernels. You will need 1 cup of steamed corn kernels.

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3. Now in a bowl take the corn kernels. Also add ¼ cup finely chopped onions or spring onions, 1 green chili (chopped) and 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves (cilantro leaves).

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4. Next add ¼ teaspoon cumin powder, ¼ teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder and salt as required.

making sweet corn salsa recipe

5. Squeeze some lemon juice.

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6. Mix very well.

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7. Serve corn salsa with nachos or crackers. For more delicious sweet corn recipes you can check this collection of 22 Corn recipes.

sweet corn salsa recipe

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Corn Salsa

3.67 from 3 votes
Corn salsa is a tasty, tangy and spicy salsa made with sweet corn.
corn salsa recipe
Author:Dassana Amit
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:5 mins
Total Time:15 mins
Course:appetizers,side dish,snacks
Cuisine:world
Servings (change the number to scale):2
(1 CUP = 250 ML)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiled corn or 1 medium to large corn cob, boiled or steamed (sweet corn)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onions or spring onions
  • 1 green chili - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves (cilantro leaves)
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin powder (ground cumin)
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • salt as required
  • lemon juice as required

Instructions

preparation

  • In a pressure cooker, take 1 medium to large corn cob. Add water almost covering the corn cob. Pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles or till the corn is steamed well. You can even steam the corn cob in a pan. 
  • When the corn cob cools down, then carefully with a knife slice off the corn kernels. You will need 1 cup of steamed corn kernels.

making corn salsa

  • Now in a bowl take the corn kernels. Also add ¼ cup finely chopped onions or spring onions, 1 green chili (chopped) and 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves.
  • Next add ¼ teaspoon cumin powder, ¼ teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder and salt as required.
  • Squeeze some lemon juice.
  • Mix very well.
  • Serve corn salsa with nachos or crackers.

Notes

  • Recipe can be doubled or tripled
  • You can add the green chilies or spice powders less or more as per your choice. 

Nutrition Info (approximate values)

Nutrition Facts
Corn Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 56
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1250mg54%
Potassium 150mg4%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 185IU4%
Vitamin C 9.2mg11%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Dassana Amit

Dassana Amitnamaste 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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  1. Thanks5 stars

    • welcome harshal