Sweet Corn Sundal (without Coconut)
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: South Indian
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Serves: 2-3
Sweet corn sundal - a healthy and delicious spiced sweet corn snack. This is a quick and easy sundal recipe that can be prepared for Navratri festival.
  • 2 cups sweet corn kernels (fresh / frozen)
  • 1/4 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp split urad dal (without skin) / ulutham paruppu
  • A sprig of curry leaves
  • 2 dry red chillies, broken
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  1. Remove the husk from the sweet corn cob and all the silk around the corn kernels. Then remove the sweet corn kernels.
  2. Pressure cook the sweet corn kernels in 1 cup water for 3-4 whistles on high flame. Once the pressure settles down by itself, drain the water from the sweet corn kernels.
  3. Grate or shred the carrots.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds splutter, add the urad dal and dry red chillies. Fry till dal turns brown.
  5. Then add the curry leaves. After a couple of seconds, add the cooked sweet corn kernels. Add salt. Mix well. Cook for 2 minutes on a low flame.
  6. Finally add the grated carrots. Stir fry on high flame for a minute. Remove from heat.
  7. Sweet corn sundal without coconut is ready to be served.
1. You can alternatively pressure cook the whole corn cobs in enough water in the pressure cooker or boil them in enough water till they turn soft. Then you can remove the sweet corn kernels once they cool down.
2. If using frozen sweet corn kernels, you need to bring water to a boil in a pot. Add the sweet corn kernels and boil it for 5-6 minutes.
3. Do not boil the sweet corn kernels with salt as they can may toughen up.
Recipe by Blogexplore at https://blogexplore.com/food/festival-recipe/navratri-recipe/sweet-corn-sundal-without-coconut/