Corn/Maize Fry

Corn fry now this is a Jhat pat snack version.When you are hungry and want to munch on something light then this is the best.Best part is its healthy. Since heat rapidly converts the sugar in corn to starch, it is very important to choose corn that is displayed in a cool place. If shopping for corn in the supermarket, make sure it is refrigerated.

 Nutritional Values:
Corn as a good source of many nutrients including thiamin (vitamin B1), pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), folate, dietary fiber, vitamin C, phosphorus and manganese.
1.Corn for Cardiovascular Health:
Corn's contribution to heart health lies not just in its fiber, but in the significant amounts of folate that corn supplies.
2.Supports Lung Health.
3.Maintain Your Memory with Thiamin (Vitamin B1):
Corn is a good source of thiamin, providing about one-quarter (24.0%) of the daily value for this nutrient in a single cup.
Cooking time :5-8 Minutes
Ingredients:
Corn - 2 Cups (fresh/frozen)
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 Tsp
Turmeric Powder - A Pinch
Curry Leaves - 1-2 leaves(finely chopped)
Cilantro - 1tsp
Green Chili - 1
Salt - To Taste
Onion - 1/2 small
Spring Onion - 2 Tsp(optional,finely chopped)
Oil - 2 tsp
Garlic - 2 cloves
Method:
1.Chop onion,green chili,curry leaves,cilantro,spring onion.Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds .Once they start spluttering add onion,green chili,curry leaves,spring onion and cook for a min,add turmeric powder .
2.Take 2 cups of corn (if you are using frozen corn ,microwave them for a minute) and add it to the pan ,add salt and cook for 2 min closed.
3.Check for the seasoning add if anything is required and add finely chopped garlic cloves and open cook for 3min,garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

Note:Addition of curry leaves,spring onions,cilantro gives additional taste but these are optional .Garlic adds lot of flavor,but its optional.

8 comments:

Simple and healthy! I can nibble on this all day...

January 6, 2011 at 11:02 PM  

Looks really delicious...
Tasty appetite

January 7, 2011 at 12:56 AM  

Simply delicious and tempting corn fry..

January 7, 2011 at 5:05 AM  

@Treat and Trick:Me too ,I love corn!!
@Jay,Priya :Thank you

January 7, 2011 at 9:22 AM  

Mouthwatering corn fry Smita...

January 7, 2011 at 2:31 PM  

love it for winters.. please send me some :)

January 7, 2011 at 9:01 PM  

Perfect to munch on for those hunger pangs :)


US Masala

January 7, 2011 at 9:09 PM  

Healthy snack...

Happy to follow you...

Kurinji kathambam

January 10, 2011 at 7:18 AM  

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