How to make Hot Chilli Corn - A spicy mix of corn kernels with coloured capsicums.

This recipe is from the book No Oil Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Corn Kernels (मकई के दाने), Red chilli flakes (रेड चिल्ली फ्लेक्स)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Hot Chilli Corn

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 Hot Chilli Corn checkout Corn Bhel, Corn Pancakes, Sweet Corn Crunch Cake, Corn Pakora . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Biscuit Corn Sev Puri, Honey Chilli Paneer, Steamed Moong Cheela, Mac and Cheese Pops.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Hot Chilli Corn Recipe

  • Corn Kernels boiled 2 cups

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Green capsicum chopped 1 small

  • Red capsicum chopped 1 small

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 3-4

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat a non-stick pan. Add boiled corn kernels, red chilli flakes, green chilli and cook for a minute. Add lemon juice, green capsicum, red capsicum and salt.

Step 2

Cover the pan and allow them to soften for about two minutes. Mix well. Add crushed peppercorns and serve garnished with coriander leaves.