Bhutte ka kees
Bhutte ka kees is a popular as well as delicious street food snack from Indore.
Indian Street Food
medium to large corn cobs
- desi corn or sweet corn (bhutta or makai)
finely chopped ginger
kashmiri red chili powder
½ cup milk
- instead of milk, ½ cup water can be added
salt as required
some grated fresh coconut
some chopped coriander leaves
lemon juice as required
preparation for bhutte ka kees
Remove the husks from 3 large to medium sized corn cobs.
Now using a grater, grate the corn kernels. You can also slice off the corn kernels with a knife and then coarsely grind them in a mixie or grinder.
Keep the grated corn kernels aside. Some corn milk will also be there with the grated corn.
making bhutte ka kees
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a kadai or pan. Keep the flame to a low and add ¼ teaspoon mustard seeds and let them crackle.
Then add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds and let them crackle.
Then add 1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger, 1 green chili (chopped) and 4 to 5 curry leaves (chopped). You can also skip curry leaves if you do not have them. Mix well.
Next add ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, ¼ teaspoon kashmiri red chili powder (optional) and a pinch of asafoetida. You can also add ¼ teaspoon coriander powder if you want.
Mix again very well. Make sure that the spice powders do not get burnt, so keep the flame to a low.
Then add the grated corn along with its milk.
Mix very well and begin to saute the corn mixture on a low flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
Then add ½ cup milk. You can also add ½ cup water instead of milk. Mix very well.
Season with salt as per taste. Mix again.
Cover the pan with a lid and simmer for 10 to 11 minutes till the corn mixture thickens and becomes slightly dry.
In between after 3 to 4 minutes, do check the corn mixture and give a stir. Cover and simmer again.
serving bhutte ka kees
Now spoon the hot bhutte ka kees in serving bowls.
Top with some grated coconut.
Then add some chopped coriander leaves.
drizzle some lemon juice and serve hot
. you can also accompany some lemon slices if you want.
Serve bhutte ka kees immediately.
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