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Sweet Corn Masala Idli Recipe – How to Make Sweet Corn Idli

 

Sweet Corn Masala Idli Recipe – How to Make Sweet Corn Idli

Sweet Corn Masala Idli is healthy and delicious too. Idlis are a part of authentic south Indian breakfast but are loved and relished all over the country now. I often, include these easy and healthy idlis in my breakfast and sometimes in lunch, with zingy-spicy sambhar. To make them more nutritious and likable, I twisted the authentic recipe of urad dal and rice idlis with sweet corn and some desi spices.

I used grated sweet corn for this recipe but you can also stuff the idlis with sweet corn filling. I prefer eating these super duper yummy and nutritious sweet corn idlis in breakfast over paranthas. You can serve this recipe as a snack for kids; they will love it for sure. Nowadays, we get sweet corn in every season at any grocery store. Making this dish is really easy with this easy to follow recipe. So, what are you waiting for, head towards your kitchen. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Grate the sweets corns and collect the pulp in a bowl.

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Add 2 glasses of water in any vessel or pressure cooker and let in simmer on flame.

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Grease each moulds of the idli stand with some oil.

sweet corn idliMaking:

In another bowl, take curd and add semolina. Mix really well until semolina mixes well into the curd. Add sweet corn pulp, salt, ginger, and green chilly to the curd-semolina mixture to make a batter.

sweet corn idli

Then heat some oil in wok or pan and splutter red mustard seeds first. When the seeds crackle, add urad dal, chana dal and saute until the lentils turn little brown in color. Now add curry leaves and keep sautéing for a while. Mix this tempering to the batter, followed by green peas. Cover and keep it aside for 10 minutes to set.

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Add eno fruit salt in the idli batter. Fill each mould with some batter. Arrange the molds on the stand and place this idli stand in the vessel, when the water starts simmering. If using pressure cooker then remove the whistle from lid and close it nicely.

sweet corn idli

Cover the vessel with a lid really well and let the idlis simmer on high flame for 10-11 minutes. Turn off the flame.

sweet corn idli

Take out the stand from the vessel. Let the idlis cool down for a while. Separate out them from the mold with the help of a knife and place them on a plate. Divine, soft and spongy sweet corn masala idlis are ready to serve.

sweet corn idliServing:

Serve these delicious sweet corns masala idlis, steaming hot or warm with any Indian dip or chutney like green coriander chutney, coconut chutney or peanut chutney.

 

Suggestions

  • Instead of 2 sweet corns you can use 2 cups of sweet corn seeds. For that prepare a coarse paste of the seeds.
  • You can also add cauliflower or carrots to the batter to make it more healthy and delicious.

Sweet Corn Masala Idli Recipe - How to Make Sweet Corn Idli sweet corn idli
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Sweet corn - 2 or 2 cups (deseeded)
  • Semolina – 1 cup
  • Curd – 1 cup
  • Green peas – ½ cup
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 10 to 12
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Green paste – 1 tsp
  • Green chilly – 1 to 2
  • Red mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Chana dl – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp (as per taste)
  • Eno Fruit Salt – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Grate the sweets corns and collect the pulp in a bowl.
  2. In another bowl, take curd and add semolina, sweet corn pulp, salt, ginger, and green chilly to the curd-semolina mixture to make a batter.
  3. Heat some oil in wok or pan and add red mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves, green peas. Cover and keep it aside for 10 minutes to set.
  4. Add eno fruit salt in the idli batter. Fill each mould with some batter.
  5. Arrange the molds on the stand and place this idli stand in the vessel, cover the vessel and let the idlis simmer on high flame for 10-11 minutes.
  6. Take out the stand from the vessel. Separate out them from the mold
  7. Serve these delicious sweet corns masala idlis, steaming hot or warm with any Indian dip or chutney like green coriander chutney, coconut chutney or peanut chutney.

 

 

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