Baby Corn Satay

I have been bought up in a sleepy town in India and during those days (late eighties), I had barely heard of Baby corn, but then I learnt about this vegetable when I moved to metro city. A few people get confused these as corn grown on miniaturised corn plants, but Baby corn ( बेबी कॉर्न, young corn, cornlettes, baby sweetcorn, mini corn, or candle corn in Thai) is actually just regular corn that has been plucked before its matured. Mostly its used in stir fry dishes. I have tried to make baby corn satay, continue reading for step by step recipe.

Baby corn Satay | Baby corn Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com by Meenu Gupta
Baby corn Satay | Baby corn Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com

Let’s understand some nutritional value of baby corn. Baby corn is low in calories, and has less carb when compared with normal corn. Baby corn has huge fibre contents, which is good for lowering risk of heart diseases and type 2 diabetes. A 1/2-cup serving offers 4 percent of the daily value for vitamin A and iron, and 2 percent of the daily value for vitamin C. All in all its a healthy vegetable.

Baby corn Satay Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com
Baby corn Satay Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com

Baby corn satay is simple recipe, which is simply marinating baby corn and then shallow frying on tava or pan. For those who like to use Oven can do so in oven too with no oil.

You may also like to try out other great starters for your party like Vada Pav, Aloo Tikki Chaat, Papdi Chaat, Puff patties.

Baby corn Satay | Baby corn Recipe - YourFoodFantasy.com
Baby corn Satay | Baby corn Recipe – YourFoodFantasy.com

Let’s get to the recipe now:

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Course Snacks
Cuisine Multi-National
Prep Time 5 Mins
Cook Time 10 Mins
Passive Time 4 Hours
Servings
People
Ingredients
Course Snacks
Cuisine Multi-National
Prep Time 5 Mins
Cook Time 10 Mins
Passive Time 4 Hours
Servings
People
Ingredients
Baby corn Satay | Baby corn Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Instructions
  1. First thing to be done is preparing marinade. For this, in a bowl add yogurt, turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, carom seeds, and corn flour and prepare the marinade.
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  2. Wash and keep baby corn aside.
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  3. Add baby corn into the marinade prepared on step 1, and mix it thoroughly.
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  4. Keep the marinated baby corn aside for 4 hours by wrapping with cling film. The longer you keep, better the result. We want marinade to seep well into the core of baby corn.
    How to make Baby Corn Satay | Your Food Fantasy
  5. If you have kept marinated baby corns in fridge, bring it to room temperature (ideally), keep a tava or pan on low heat. Add some oil (just enough to cook it and not deep fry). Add baby corns the heated pan and let it cook for couple of mins.
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  6. Keep turning these baby corns, else you they may get burnt. Check one baby corn if its cooked well to the core.
  7. Your perfect starter is ready. Serve it hot by inserting skewers or with out it.
    Baby corn Satay Recipe | YourFoodFantasy.com by Meenu Gupta
Recipe Notes
  • Adding lemon juice in marination, gives nice tangy taste and also fastens the marination process.
  • Do exercise care when cooking, as there is always a risk of over cooking / burning baby corns.
  • You can sprinkle some "chat masala" while serving.
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