Corn Sambhar ( South Indian Recipes )

An extremely innovative variant of the quintessential sambhar, this adds to your meal the nutritional benefits of corn and the cooling effect of madras onions. As a variation, you can also add one red chilli and ½ tsp of methi seeds to the tempering it boosts the flavour and aroma.

Corn Sambhar  ( South Indian Recipes )

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Corn Sambhar ( South Indian Recipes ) recipe - How to make Corn Sambhar ( South Indian Recipes )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the potatoes, madras onions and 1½ cups of water and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the vegetables are soft, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the sambhar masala, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the corn, salt and 1½ cups of water, mix well and bring to a boil.
  6. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Handy tip

    Handy tip
  1. Instead of grating the corn cobs, 1 cup coarsely crushed corn kernels can also be used.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy131 cal
Protein3.5 g
Carbohydrates23.1 g
Fiber2.5 g
Fat4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A53.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C5.6 mg
Folic Acid24.4 mcg
Calcium10.5 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium8.1 mg
Potassium183 mg
Zinc0.4 mg