How to make Babycorn Jhalfrezi - This popular dish from Bengal has babycorns and cottage cheese cooked with some simple masalas.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Babycorn (बेबी कॉर्न), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Babycorn Jhalfrezi

Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

For more recipes related to Babycorn Jhalfrezi checkout Vegetable Jhalfraezi, Babycorn Salt and Pepper, Babycorn in Hot Garlic Sauce, Dahiwale Babycorn and Mushroom . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Doodhi Bhopda Bhaji, Kaju Matar Masala, Mast Mushroom, Garlic Corn Mashed Potatoes.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Babycorn Jhalfrezi Recipe

  • Babycorn halved 1 cup

  • Onions to taste

  • Turmeric powder ¾ teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 3-4

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger cut into thin strips 1 inch

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Green capsicums cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Tomato cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato ketchup 1½ cup

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 200 grams

  • Vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 10-12


Step 1

Boil 4-5 cups water in a non-stick pan, addbabycorns, salt and¼ tsp turmeric powder and cook for 3-4 minutes. Strain and put them into a bowl.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add dried red chillies and cumin seeds and sauté till thechillies are crisp. Add ginger, green chillies and onions and sauté tillonions are translucent.

Step 3

Add tomato and capsicum strips, red chilli powder and ½ tspturmeric powder and toss. Add boiled babycorns, tomato ketchup and salt and mix well. Cut cottage cheese into batons and add and mix. Add vinegar and toss.

Step 4

Finely chop coriander sprigs and add and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes

Step 5

Transfer intoa serving plate and serve hot.