How to make Kachchi Makai Dhingri -

Mouth watering preparation of mushrooms and corn in a rich, flavoured tomato and cream gravy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Corn niblets sweet , Babycorns (बेबी कॉर्न)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Raw Banana Curry Parsi Patrel Methi Dana Sabzi Eriseri

Kachchi Makai Dhingri

Kachchi Makai Dhingri Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kachchi Makai Dhingri Recipe

  • Corn niblets sweet 1/2 cup

  • Babycorns 1/2 inch pieces fresh 10-12 small

  • Button mushrooms quartered fresh 10-12 medium

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Onion grated 1 medium

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Green capsicum 1/2 inch broad strips 1 medium

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 bunch

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaves, grated onion, slit green chillies and sauté for three to four minutes or until the onion turns light brown in colour.

Step 2

Add ginger garlic paste and stir-fry briefly. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and turmeric powder.

Step 3

Mix well and add chopped tomato. Cook on high heat for two to three minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 4

Add mushrooms, babycorn, sweet corn niblets and salt and continue to cook for five minutes on medium heat.

Step 5

Add capsicum strips, toss well and cook for three to four minutes on medium heat, stirring continuously. Stir in fresh cream, sprinkle chopped coriander leaves, garam masala powder and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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