Monday, 18 July 2011

Baby Corn Masala

Baby corn cooked in onion and tomato spicy sauce

Ingredients (Serves 4 people)
  • Baby corn -10-12 nos
  • Garam masala-1 tsp
  • Chilli powder-1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
  • Onion-1 big
  • Tomato paste-1 tblsp or fresh tomatoes-3 medium
  • Ginger -a small piece
  • Garlic-2 small cloves
  • Grated coconut-2 tblsp
  • Oil-2 tblsp
  • Salt to taste

  • Fry onion, ginger and garlic in 1 tsp of oil and grind along with grated coconut
  • If you use fresh tomatoes boil them in the water remove the skin, grind and stain to remove the seeds (I used tomato paste)
  • Cut the baby corn to a desired shape, add little salt and cook it in pressure cooker for 2 whistles or microwave for 10 minutes
  • Heat the kadai with oil and add grounded paste (onion,ginger,garlic, coconut)
  • Add tomatoes or tomato paste and fry for few minutes
  • Add dry powders (chilli, turmeric, garam masala)
  • Add salt to the masala / gravy
  • Fry it till the oil leaves the sides of the kadai
  • Add the cooked baby corn
  • Add water (little by little) to make it a gravy and bring to boil in medium low flame
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with roti
  •  You can also add crisp fried capsicum / tomatoes to garnish to get a restaurant taste and look.
Nutritional Information
  • Baby corn is a good source of folate, vitamin B and rich in several other nutrients such as potassium, vitamin B6, riboflavin, vitamin C and fiber.
  • 4 servings = 480 calories approximately

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