corn salad recipe, sweet corn salad recipe
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5 from 3 votes

corn salad

indian style corn salad recipe - easy and tasty recipe of salad made with sweet corn, cucumber, onion and spices + herbs.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: side dish, snacks, starters
Cuisine: indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Dassana Amit

Ingredients

  • 400 grams corn cobs (makai ke dane) or 2 medium sized corn cobs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped or ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 small to medium cucumber, finely chopped or ⅓ to ½ cup finely chopped cucumber
  • ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder or cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon roasted cumin powder (bhuna jeera powder)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves or ½ tablespoon chopped parsley
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon lemon juice, add as per taste
  • salt as required

Instructions

boiling corn for salad

  • first steam or boil fresh 2 medium corn cobs till the kernels are tender. you can steam them in a pressure cooker, steamer or electric cooker. 
  • i cooked them in a pressure cooker in 1.5 cups water for 5 whistles. you can also cook them in a pan. add the corn cobs and water in a pan. cover and cook till the corn kernels become tender. add more water if required while cooking.
  • let the corn cobs become warm or cool down. then carefully scrape off the corn kernels with a knife.

making corn salad

  • add the corn kernels in a mixing bowl.
  • add 1/4 cup finely chopped onion, 1/3 to 1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber and 1 tbsp chopped coriander or 1/2 tbsp chopped parsley.
  • sprinkle 1/4 tsp red chilli powder or cayenne pepper and 1/4 tsp roasted cumin powder.
  • now add 1/2 to 1 tsp lemon juice. add lemon juice as per your taste preferences. sometimes i also add 1 to 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil. if you want you can add extra virgin olive oil too.
  • mix and toss everything very well.
  • serve sweet corn salad immediately. or you can chill in the fridge and serve later.

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 801mg | Potassium: 549mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 15.3mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1.1mg