How to make Corn Bhel - Corn mixed in bhel as a fusion brings out a different taste

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Roasted Peanuts (भुनी हुई मूंगफली), Corn Kernels (मकई के दाने)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Corn Bhel

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Corn Bhel Recipe Card

Corn Bhel

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Corn Bhel Recipe

  • Roasted Peanuts 1 cup

  • Corn Kernels chopped 1 large

  • Tomato chopped 1 large

  • Potatoes bolied, 1/2 inch cubes 2 medium

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 3-4

  • Green chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Sweet tamarind chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 medium bunch

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Sev to garnish


Step 1

Boil corn niblets. Drain and remove excess water. This bhel can be made with hot or cold corn niblets.

Step 2

In bowl, mix corn niblets, onion, tomato, potatoes, chaat masala, green chillies, green chutney, tamarind chutney, coriander leaves well.

Step 3

Add lemon juice, salt and mix. Divide into individual servings, sprinkle sev and serve immediately.

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