Corn Salsa

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

corn salsa recipe

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.

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.

Few more Mexican recipes I have shared are:

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.

sweet corn to make sweet corn salsa recipe

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).

making sweet corn salsa recipe

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.

making sweet corn salsa recipe

6. Mix very well.

sweet corn salsa recipe

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

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corn salsa recipe

Corn Salsa

5 from 3 votes
Corn salsa is a tasty, tangy and spicy salsa made with sweet corn.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins

Cuisine Mexican, World
Course: Appetizers, Side Dish, Snacks
Diet: Vegan
Difficulty Level: Easy

Servings 2
Units

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

Calories: 56kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 1gSodium: 1250mgPotassium: 150mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 185IUVitamin C: 9.2mgIron: 0.4mg

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