December 9, 2008

Corn Vada - Cooking for Kids Event(CFK)

Corn is a good source of Fiber and Folate which can be used fresh, frozen or canned. It is good for skin care, boosting nervous system, digestion, and maintaining low cholesterol levels.It is also rich in proteins and carbohydrates.
Even though it is high in fiber it is hard to digest. But the insoluble fiber in it tackles the common digestive ailments (like constipation and hemorrhoids) by absorbing water.My recipe using corn is an easy and well known Corn Vada which can be served with ketchup or by itself.

Sharmi of Neivedyam is hosting Cooking For Kids Event and this is my first recipe for any event like this :). Hope kids will like this delicious and healthy recipe.

Serves 2-3 people
CookingTime 15-20 mins

Ingredients :

Corn - 1 cup fresh or frozen
Dalia - 1/2 cup
Garam Masala - 1/4 tbsp
Coriander leaves chopped - 1/2 cup
Green chillies -2 (optional)
Ginger Garlic paste- 1/4 tbsp
All purpose flour/Maida- 1/4 cup
Jeera/Cumin seeds 1/2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil for Frying 2 - 3tbsp

    Method :
    1. First, in a grinder jar add dalia, garam masala, ginger garlic paste, chopped coriander leaves, cumin seeds and make a dry powder.
    2. Then add the corn, salt to the above mixture. Grind again roughly to get a coarse mixture.
    3. Put some maida or all purpose flour in a plate.
    4. Take this mixture into a container. Take small amounts of the mixture and make balls of them. Then press them gently to look like a round shape.
    5. Now place each one in the maida and dust roughly on it.(not much)
    6. Once you are done dusting the patties with maida, heat oil in a nonstick pan and shallow fry them turning them for every 3-5 mins until they are fried.
    7. Place them on a tissue paper for absorbing excess oil.
    8. Serve hot with ketchup or by itself.


    Sharmi said...

    that sure looks very yummy Vishali:)

    Usha said...

    Hey Vishali, first time here you have a cool space...loved this corn vada and the combination of flavors you have used in it...delicious !

    Uma said...

    mmm. corn vada looks mouthwatering. YOu have a nice blog! Thanks for dropping by!

    Malar Gandhi said...

    First time here(I guess)....corn patties/cutlets looks perfect for me.

    I even liked the Crispy Dosa with peanut fav' dude, love it.

    Roopa said...

    That is perfect with a cup of tea :) I see that you too are from MA :) Nice to see someone from the same place :) I stay in Framingham.

    sowmya said...

    this is a nice recipe..have some frozn corn..will try them..thanks for visiting have a nice blog ..

    Pam said...

    What a great recipe! I am sure my kids would gobble this up - actually, so would I.

    rekhas kitchen said...

    yummm mouth watering vadas vishali thanks for your lovely comment in my blog

    Keerthana said...

    Hi vishali, i see u too r new to the blogging world and lot of yummy looking recipes here... i wish u a very happy blogging!

    Vishali said...

    Thanks a lot all of you for your inspiring comments...

    Preety said...

    i loved the new combination of ingredients for this entry

    Anonymous said...

    Hi Vishali, just came by your blog. Low fat corn wadas! Sound and look like a treat! Must try them.


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