corn salsa recipe
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corn salsa

corn salsa is a tasty, tangy and spicy salsa made with sweet corn.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: appetizers, side dish, snacks
Cuisine: world
Servings: 2
Calories: 56kcal
Author: Dassana Amit


  • 1 cup boiled corn OR 1 medium to large corn cob, boiled or steamed (makai or bhutta or sweet corn)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onions OR spring onions
  • 1 green chili - chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta)
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin powder (jeera powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder (lal mirch powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch powder)
  • salt as required
  • lemon juice as required


preparation to make corn salsa

  • 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.


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


Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 1250mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 9.2mg | Iron: 0.4mg