Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Kolya Makkyachi Bhaji (Makka bhaji / Fresh Corn side)

Fresh corn whether it is starchy or sweet does not need much to be converted to a tasty side. This is a simple side a little on the sweet side if you are using sweet corn. My father used to make this dish whenever fresh corn was available.


You will need
2 corn on the cob
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. cumin seeds
1 tsp. turmeric powder
1 Serrano pepper, deseeded and minced
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp lemon juice (optional)
handful of cilantro, chopped

Using a sharp knife cut off the corn kernels. Coarsely grind them in a food processor.


Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. Give them a few seconds and add the turmeric powder. Add the Serrano pepper and the corn kernels. Cover and cook for a few minutes. Uncover, stir, cover and cook some more. Add salt, paprika, cilantro and lemon juice (if using). Cover and cook one last time for a minute or two and turn off the heat.


Enjoy!

This is my entry for week one, day one of BM #41 for the theme one ingredient - corn. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#41.

12 comments:

  1. Vardha this is more or less like the bhutte ki khees of MP...but anything with corn is delicious and specially if it is your Dad's recipe!

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  2. Love corn in any form...this sounds very nice to be served with rotis..

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  3. Very different bhaji, i can have this delicious side dish with some rotis, will try out soon.

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  4. Looks like a wonderful side dish for rotis...

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  5. this will be in season now with monsoon in the offing...looks lovely

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  6. Ohh very healthy and a easy recipe.

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  7. looks so bright and fresh perfect for summer and reminded me of the corn dish of Madhya Pradesh so many made

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  8. This so resembles the bhutte ka kees. I love the sweet corns and this is awesome!

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  9. Such a simple and delicious corn dish.

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  10. Wow! A very interesting way to cook with corn. Love it.

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