Baby Corn Masala Curry
Baby corns are cereal grain taken from corn; they are harvested early when they are small and immature. With baby con you can make lots of dishes and soups. Today I am going to tell you Indian Punjabi style baby corn masala curry. This recipes contain all of the major spices which are used in north Indian cuisine.
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- Baby corn - 250 grams
- Onion (प्याज) - 1
- Tomatoes (टमाटर) - 3
- Garlic (लहसुन) - 4-5 cloves
- Ginger (अदरक) - 1 ½ inch piece
- Green chilli (हरी मिर्च) - 2 (optional)
- Black cardamom (बड़ी इलायची) - 1
- Green cardamom (छोटी इलायची) - 2
- Cinnamon (दालचीनी) - 1 ½ inch piece
- Cloves (लौंग) - 3
- Mace (जावित्री) - 1
- Cashew nuts (काजू) - 5-6
- Melon seeds (मगज़) - 2-3 tbsp.
- Bay leaf (तेज पत्ता) - 1
- Turmeric powder (हल्दी) - 1 tsp.
- Garam masala powder - 1 tsp.
- Coriander powder (धनिया) - 1 tsp.
- Red chilli Powder (लाल मिर्च) - ½ tsp.
- Dry crushed fenugreek leaf (कसूरी मेथी) - ½ tsp.
- Oil - 2 tsp.
- Water as much needed.
- Salt as per taste.
- Take black cardamom (बड़ी इलायची) , green cardamom (छोटी इलायची) , cinnamon (दालचीनी), cloves (लौंग) , strand of mace (जावित्री) , cashew nuts (काजू), melon seeds (मगज़) and make fine powder with blender or grinder. If require add little water but not too much.
- Take onion (प्याज), tomatoes (टमाटर), garlic (लहसुन), ginger (अदरक), green chilli (हरी मिर्च); make fine paste of all with blender.
- Add dry spices powder in this paste and blend again to mix well. Keep aside.
- Wash, slice the base and cut them into your desired size but not too big or too small. Keep aside.
- In a heavy base pan heat oil. Add bay leaf (तेज पत्ता); sauté for ½ minute.
- Immediately add masala paste which you make above; sauté for 10-15 minutes keep stirring, otherwise masala will stuck on base.
- Now simmer the gas and add Turmeric powder (हल्दी), Garam masala powder, Coriander powder (धनिया), Red chilli Powder (लाल मिर्च). Mix well and sauté for 20-25 minutes on simmer until oil leaves from side of masala. Keep strring in-between.
- Add the baby corns and water; bring it to boil. After that cook covered simmer for 10-15 minutes until baby corns not cooked completely. Now remove the cover and cook for another 1-2 minutes, so the curry with thicken enough for good texture and taste.
- At this time add crushed fenugreek (मेथी) and salt to taste. Mix well and sauté for a minute.
- Your baby corn masala curry is ready now. Garnish with fresh cream and chopped fresh coriander (धनिया). Serve hot with rice, roti, paratha or naan – as you like.
If require you can slightly roast black cardamom (बड़ी इलायची) , green cardamom (छोटी इलायची) , cinnamon (दालचीनी), cloves (लौंग) , strand of mace (जावित्री) , cashew nuts (काजू), melon seeds (मगज़). It will help you make fine powder.
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