Sweet Corn Sundal recipe is a South Indian dish where corn is stir-fried with red and green chilies, grated coconut, and curry leaves, giving it an amazing aroma and flavor. It is often served as a snack or served during festivals like Navaratri.
We all loved various South Indian appetizers and main course meals. Vada, idli, dosa, and other dishes are examples. These dishes are all rather well-known. Here, we offer you a brand-new recipe for Sundal, a common snack or side dish that requires only a few simple ingredients and is yet another delectable Southern snack.
In India, the Navaratri festival is celebrated for nine days. We prepare different sundals on each day of these nine days as prasadam. This is one easiest sundal recipes and kids' favorite too.
What Is Sweet Corn Sundal?
Sundal is a traditional South Indian snack or side dish generally made with lentils or legumes. It is prepared by steaming or boiling legumes and then seasoned with spices and freshly grated coconut to give it a spike of taste.
The other ingredients that may be used to make it include kidney beans, chickpeas, green gram, black-eyed peas, and others.
Here, we bring you a recipe with a twist. This recipe calls for tempering steamed sweet corn with a few different spices and topping it off with a liberal amount of freshly shredded coconut.
Sweet Corn Sundal Recipe Ingredients
How to Make Sweet Corn Sundal
Boil sweet corn in very less water, adding salt. Drain off excess water, if any. Alternatively, you can also steam it with a little salt.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, and when it crackles, add urad dal, and red chilli.
When the dal turns golden brown, add green chili, curry leaves, and hing. Saute for a few seconds.
Add sweet corn and salt as required and toss on high flame for a minute. Then turn off the flame.
Add grated coconut, and mix well again.
Sweet corn sundal is ready to be served as a healthy tea-time snack or make it for special festivals like Gollu (Navaratri)
You can add a few drops of lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves if preferred.
Tips & Variations
- If you are using frozen corn, then you can microwave for 2 minutes instead of boiling or steaming on the stovetop.
- To make it healthy, you can add grated carrots too.
More Sweet Corn Recipes
More Sundal Recipes
- Red Chori Sundal
- Chickpea Sundal
- Edamame Sundal
- Peanut Sundal
- Carrot Beans Poriyal
- Brussel Sprouts Poriyal
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Sweet Corn Sundal (Navaratri Recipes)
- 1 cup sweet corn kernels fresh or frozen
- 2 tablespoons shredded coconut fresh or frozen
- salt as needed
- Boil sweet corn in very less water adding salt. Drain off excess water if any. Alternatively you can also steam it with a little salt .
- Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal, red chilli and hing.
- When dal turns golden brown, add green chilli and curry leaves. Saute for few seconds.
- Add sweet corn and salt as required and toss on high flame for a minute.Then turn off the flame.
- Add grated coconut, mix well again.
- Sweet corn sundal is ready to be served as a healthy tea-time snack or make it for special festivals like Gollu (Navaratri)
- You can add a few drops of lemon juice and garnish with coriander leaves if preferred.
- If you are using frozen corn then you can microwave for 2 minutes instead of boiling or steaming on the stove top.
- To make it more healthy you can add grated carrots too.