Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce | How to make Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce

By Nandita Shyam  |  14th Sep 2016  |  
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Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauceby Nandita Shyam
  • Prep Time

    15

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

13

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About Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce Recipe

Makai Paaka is one of those dishes that makes you ask for more. There are these sweet and tender corn chunks that are enveloped in a velvety and creamy coconut sauce. Who can get enough of that? I suggest serving this dish with piping hot steamed rice. It makes the curry taste even better. Although I have presented the dish with a spoon and fork, it's much better to eat this curry with hands as biting the tender corn kernels and gnawing on the juicy corn cobs makes the whole experience of eating makai paaka pleasurable.

Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce by Nandita Shyam will definitely help you in its preparation. The Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce is 15 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce step by step. The detailed explanation makes Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce from BetterButter.

Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce

Ingredients to make Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce

  • Rice flour- 2tsps
  • ginger- 1"piece
  • Green chili- 1, finely chopped
  • oil- 2tbsps
  • cumin seeds- 1/2 tsps
  • onion- 1 med, chopped fine
  • turmeric- 1/4tspn
  • coriander powder- 1/2tsp
  • salt- to taste
  • corn cobs- 2 large, husk and silk removed and sliced into 1" thick pieces
  • coconut milk- 1, 14 Oz can
  • water- 1 cup
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • coriander leaves to garnish

How to make Makai Paaka - Corn cobs in coconut sauce

  1. Mix the rice flour with one table spoon of water and keep aside.
  2. Make a paste of the ginger and green chili and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. Once they turn brown add the ginger green chili paste and fry for a min.
  4. Add the chopped onion and fry till they turn transcluscent. Stir in the turmeric, coriander powder and salt and fry for a minute more.
  5. Add the corn slices and mix well. Add water and the coconut milk and cook covered till the corn cobs are tender and cooked through.
  6. Add the rice flour mixture and allow the mixture to simmer for 2 more mins.
  7. Garnish with lime juice and coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.
  8. Notes
  9. The rice flour can be replaced with either corn starch or gram flour.
  10. The rice flour can be replaced with either corn starch or gram flour.

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