How to make Corn And Boondi Raita - Innovative raita with sweet corn and boondi – a perfect accompaniment!

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Sweet Corn (मकई के दाने), Boondi (बूंदी)

Cuisine : Rajasthani

Course : Raitas

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Corn And Boondi Raita

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!

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Corn And Boondi Raita Recipe

  • Sweet Corn 1 tin

  • Boondi 1/2 cup + for garnish

  • Yogurt chilled 2 cups

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1/4 cup

  • Fresh mint leaves 1/4 cup

  • Green chilli 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin powder roasted 1/2 teaspoon

  • Sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder a pinch


Step 1

Grind coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chilli and 2 tbsps yogurt to a fine paste. Mix this with the remaining yogurt well.

Step 2

Add salt, roasted cumin powder, sugar and black salt and mix well.

Step 3

Place a muslin cloth over a clean bowl, pour the yogurt into it and squeeze tightly to get a smooth mixture.

Step 4

Drain sweet corn from the tin and rinse in fresh water.

Step 5

Drain well again and add to the spiced yogurt and mix well.

Step 6

Just before serving add boondi, mix and serve immediately garnished with a little boondi and sprinkled with a little red chilli powder.