Corn Cutlet or Corn Kebab is a delicious Indian snack made by deep frying a spicy mixture of sweet corn and potatoes. Other vegetables like onions, bell peppers (capsicum), carrots, peas etc. can also be added to the cutlets to increase its nutritional value.
These Corn cutlets can be served for breakfast or as an evening snack. They also go well in parties or as a starter before the meals. Corn Cutlets are favorite among all age groups.
Corn Cutlet is generally deep fried, but depending on your taste and health related concerns, they can also be shallow fried on a pan with minimal use of cooking oil. You can also bake or grill these kebabs.
Corn Cutlets can be served with Tomato Ketchup, Coriander Chutney or Mint Chutney. Corn Cutlets or Corn Kebabs are a good alternative to the more common Potato Cutlet, and a great way to make them more nutritious by adding some vegetables.
If American corn is used for making the Cutlets, they may have a slight sweet taste. Indian corn on the other hand it not that sweet. The corn cutlets are spicy & delicious and crispy from outside and soft from inside. This coupled with accompanying chutneys makes them mouth watering.
To make Corn Cutlet at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.
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Servings: 10 Cutlets
Nutrition (per serving)
Ingredients For Corn Cutlet Recipe
- 1 Cup Sweet Corn Kernels
- 2 Medium Sized Potatoes
- 1/4 Cup chopped Onions
- 1/4 Cup chopped Bell Pepper (Capsicum)
- 2 Green Chilies
- 1 Tablespoon Ginger-Garlic paste
- 1/2 Cup Bread Crumbs or Panko
- 1 Tablespoon Corn Flour
- 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder (Kali Mirch)
- 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 Teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder (Jeera)
- 1.5 Teaspoon Chaat Masala
- 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
- Oil for Frying
Step By Step Instructions for Corn Cutlet Recipe
Boil the potatoes and mash them in a mixing bowl.
Pressure cook or boil the corn kernels for 5 minutes or till they are cooked. You can also microwave for 2-3 minutes instead. Then coarsely grind them and add them to the bowl.
Add finely chopped onions, bell peppers (capsicum), green chillies and ginger-garlic paste.
Then add some corn flour and breadcrumbs (or panko) to the mixture. This will help absorb the excess moisture and bind the cutlets.
Add Red Chili Powder, Turmeric Powder, Black Pepper Powder, Cumin Powder, Chaat Masala and Salt to the bowl.
Mix all the ingredients together.
Divide the mixture into roughly 10 equal parts. Shape each part into a cylinder using your hands.
Heat oil in a pan and add the cutlets into the hot oil.
Fry on medium heat till they turn crispy and golden brown in color.
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