Saturday, May 11, 2013

Baby corn Tamatar ki subzi( baby corn in tomato sauce)

If there is one vegetable that is power house of great nutrition and taste alike,it is babycorn. Rich in carotenoids,vitamin B & C,sodium,and fibre,baby corn is one such vegetable that offers resistance to several health problems like constipation,colon cancer, cataracts, heart diseases  and abnormal blood pressure.
Eat it raw or cooked,grilled or boiled,baby corn is a heaven of taste and health bundled into a crunchy ,chewy,delicious vegetable.

Today i am here with tasty baby corn recipe that's sure to please one and all.

Ingredients :

  1. 20 baby corns,cut into 2 inch long pieces
  2. 2 big capsicum( red and green)
  3. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  4. 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  5. Salt to taste.
  6. Juice of 1 lime.
  7. 1 tbsp  oil
  8. 1 tbsp butter or margarine 
  9. 6 dry red chillies.
  10. 1/4 tsp methi /fenugreek seeds.
  11. 6 cloves garlic (peeled)
  12. 1/4 tsp mustard seeds.
  13. 2 onions ( finely sliced )
  14. 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  15. 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  16. 6 green chillies (chopped finely)
  17. 5-6 large tomatoes ( skinned & pureed) or
  18. 2 cups tomato puree.
  19. 1/2 tsp cumin seeds.

Method :-

  • Rub turmeric, ginger garlic paste and salt with the juice of 1 lime on babycorn and capsicum. leave for 30 minutes.

  • Heat oil in a pan ,add red chillies, fenugreek seeds, garlic & mustard seeds till they darken, turning down the heat to prevent their burning. 

  • Add onions & fry to a golden brown.

  • Add cumin powder and garam masala powder stir for 2 minutes.

  •  then add marinated babycorn and stir fry. 

  • Add green chillies and butter, saute well for 3-4 minutes on medium low flame. 

  • Add pureed tomatoes and cook on slow fire till the tomatoes are cooked and the dish is almost dry.

  • Add sugar dissolved in a tbsp of water (optional), salt to taste & saute till it blends well . 

Serve hot with roti or rice