Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Kansacha Rassa/ Corn Curry

I have been cooking a lot these days, however I just don’t have enough time to keep updating my blog as frequently as I would like to. Sometimes I cook dishes for a particular event and don’t get around to posting it before the deadline :-(. Hopefully, I'll be able to manage work, home, baby and blog more efficiently in the future.

Anyways, few weeks back, I was browsing through my recipe folder when I came across this traditional maharashtrian recipe of corn curry. I immediately decided to make this as D absolutely loves corn and I had some fresh whole corn in the refrigerator that had to be used up. The dish turned out really good …tasted like some delicious chicken/ mutton curry sans the meat.

Ingredients -
3 corn on the cobs
1 large red onion (@ 1cup roughly chopped red onions)
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1 cup fresh grated coconut
2 whole dried kashmiri red chillies
2-3 cloves garlic
2 inch piece ginger
1/2 cup chopped cilantro + more for garnishing
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
3 tbsps oil
1/4 tsp hing/ asafoetida
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander- cumin powder
1/2 tsp garam masala

Method -
1. Clean the corn by peeling off the husk and chop them into 3 inch pieces.
2. Add some salt and cook the corn in the pressure cooker.
3. Blend together fresh grated coconut, onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, cilantro and dried red chillies into a paste.
4. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add hing/ asafoetida,red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
5. Now add the masala paste and fry it till oil separates.
6. Add coriander- cumin powder, garam masala, salt and sugar. Mix well.
7. Add the pressure cooked corn pieces and some water and cook for sometime.
8. Garnish with chopped cilantro.

I'm sending this to TorView's Veggie/ Fruit A Month - Corn event originally started by Priya Mitharwal.


Nitha said...

Corn curry looks delicious.. never thought abt preparing curry using whole corn..

Priya Suresh said...

Never thought of making curry like this, very interesting and yummyilicious curry..

Pari Vasisht said...

Hi. masta ahe, looks really good.

Panchpakwan said...

Wow masta desthe..loved it.
Cute presention in that kadai!!

Torviewtoronto said...

Looks delicious lovely colour of the gravy
Thank you for the entry

Satya said...

corn curry looks very delicious n mouthwatering mom use to perare this curry with mild masala for evening snack n that was a big hit in our family ...urs looks awesome too...i will try ur's soon


Vanamala Hebbar said...

Looks spicy yummy will try..

chef and her kitchen said...

I love corn too..looks yummy

AJ said...

Curry looks amazing!!

Carmen said...

Wow, mouthwatering blog. I found you using the "next blog" button. I don't see many recipes calling for asafotida. Good stuff.

Unknown said...

Looks lovely Rachana, I love how you have added cobs so nicely and they have held shape and look great :)

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Interesting thought to use whole corn..Typical Indian Kadai the presentation !!!

Rachana said...

Thank you friends for your lovely comments!

Puja said...

the curry looks so good.. spicy n yummy.. lovely presentation.. first time here.. loving your wonderful collection of recipes with gorgeous pictures.. glad 2 find you..:-)