Corn Poha

Corn Poha

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Poha can be thought of as our desi breakfast cereal! All over India, it is a very popular breakfast choice. Cooked it different ways, poha is satiating and tasty. Here, we show you how to make a tangy Corn Poha. With a traditional tempering and everyday taste-makers like green chillies, lemon juice and coriander, the Corn Poha has a homely yet snazzy taste.

Corn poha is so wholesome and tasty that you can make it any time of the day, as breakfast, supper or a simple evening tea snack. The corn poha recipe is super quick and easy to make. The procedure of making corn poha is very simple. All you need to do is boil corn and soak poha side by side and keep it ready!!

quick sweet corn poha is made with flat beaten rice, every Indian household has their own version of making poha. Corn poha can be quickly made and can be served on any occasion. Method of cooking is also very simple.

To make corn poha, take oil in a non-stick kadhai, add oil and mustard seeds. Add onions to give a crunch to the sweet corn poha. Add sweet corn. Further, add soaked and drained poha. Add sugar which is optional, salt, green chilli paste which can be adjusted according to your preference of spice, lemon juice and coriander. Mix well and lastly add milk, which helps in softening the poha. Our corn poha is ready to be served!! Before serving corn poha, garnish it with onions, tomatoes, sev and coriander leaves!

Poha makes a convenient and nourishing breakfast option. Replace potatoes with sweet corn to give your poha a new twist and top with a range of crunchy and colourful toppings.

Is corn poha healthy for heart patients and pregnant women? Yes as the recipe uses poha and sweet corn. High iron count (2.67 mg in a cup) of poha. Most people prefer eating poha for breakfast. The reason behind it is its high carb count. Poha helps us accomplish nearly 5% of potassium requirement which will control blood pressure and sustain cardiac health and further aids in controlling blood cholesterol too. Sweet corn in a rich in fibre. The high vitamin B3 – 2.61 mg / cup is known to reduce cholesterol levels in body and in turn promote heart health. Sweet corn is good for pregnancy as high folate content and antioxidants - lutein is good for the foetus. Avoid the Sev in the recipe and drop the sugar as its optional.

Poha can be used to make other interesting snacks like Poha Dhokla, Poha and Sprouted Vatana Samosa and Poha Bhajias.

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Corn Poha recipe - How to make Corn Poha

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients


For Corn Poha
1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 1/2 cups thick beaten rice (jada poha)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
1 tsp slit green chillies paste
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp milk

For The Topping
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup sev
lemon wedge

Method
For corn poha

    For corn poha
  1. To make corn poha, clean, wash and drain the beaten rice and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till they turn translucent.
  4. Add the sweet corn and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the beaten rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute, stirring continuously.
  6. Add the turmeric powder, sugar, salt, green chilli paste, lemon juice and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Add the milk and mix well.
  8. Serve the corn poha hot topped with tomatoes, onions, sev and a lemon wedge.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per poodla
Energy78 cal
Protein1.7 g
Carbohydrates12.6 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat2.4 g
Cholesterol0.5 mg
Sodium5.1 mg
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Method for corn poha

  1. To make corn poha, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds. It is important to use this much oil so, the poha stays separated after cooking but, if you are health conscious you can surely reduce the amount of oil, but then it won’t taste that good.
  2. Add mustard seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add onions. 
  4. Saute on a a medium flame for  1-2 minutes or till they turn translucent. 
  5. Add sweet corn.
  6. Saute on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  7. Add the washed, soaked and drained beaten rice.
  8. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute, stirring continuosly. 
  9. Add turmeric powder.
  10. Add sugar and salt.
  11. Add green chilli paste. Adjust the quantity according to your preference. 
  12. Add lemon juice.
  13. Add coriander for some freshness.
  14. Mix  corn poha well and cook on a medium flame for 1-2 minutes.
  15. Add the milk.
  16. Mix corn poha | corn poha for a healthy heart | quick sweet corn poha | well. 
  17. Serve corn poha hot topped with tomatoes, onions, sev and a lemon wedge.

Reviews

Corn Poha
 on 05 Nov 19 08:22 AM
5

Vry nice recipe I will make is today
Tarla Dalal
05 Nov 19 01:39 PM
   Hi , we are delighted you loved the Corn Poha recipe. Please post your thoughts and feedback once you have tried the recipe.Happy Cooking.
Corn Poha
 on 13 Sep 19 05:43 AM
4

Tarla Dalal
17 Sep 19 02:53 PM
   Hary, thanks for the feedback and glad you liked corn poha. Please continue to review recipes you have liked.
Corn Poha
 on 16 Aug 16 12:33 PM
5

Poha with corn is something which is unique. As it is poha is loved by all and also prepared at home regularly, corn poha is a must try recipe as corn adds to the taste.
Tarla Dalal
02 Sep 16 01:46 PM
   Hi Sonal , we are delighted you loved the Corn Poha recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
Corn Poha
 on 11 Oct 14 02:01 PM
5

Sweet and Juicy corn kernels added to popular poha recipe...gives a nice twist to the recipe...