How to make Babycorn in Hot Garlic Sauce -

Oh what a delicacy – babycorns deep fried and further cooked in hot garlic sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Babycorns (बेबी कॉर्न), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Babycorn in Hot Garlic Sauce

Babycorn in Hot Garlic Sauce Recipe Card


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 : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Babycorn in Hot Garlic Sauce Recipe

  • Babycorns cut diagonally 8-10

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cornstarch 2 tablespoons

  • Vegetable stock 1/2 cup

  • Red chilli paste 2 tablespoons

  • Onion cut into cubes 1 medium

  • Green capsicum cut into triangles 1/2 medium

  • Yellow bell pepper cut into triangles 1/2 medium

  • Red bell pepper cut into triangles 1/2 medium

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Spring onion greens chopped 1-2

  • Vinegar 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Combine babycorn, salt, crushed peppercorns, 1 teaspoon chilli flakes and cornstarch with 2 tablespoons stock in a bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Deep-fry babycorn in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in anon-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add red chilli paste, mix and sauté for a minute. Add onion, capsicum and peppers and toss to mix. Add remaining stock and mix well.

Step 5

Add tomato ketchup, remaining chilli flakes and sugar, mix and bring to boil.

Step 6

Dissolve cornstarch with some water to make smooth slurry and add it to the pan. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix well.

Step 7

Add fried babycorns to the sauce mixture and mix well. Add spring onion greens, mix and cook for a minute.

Step 8

Add vinegar and switch off heat and mix well.

Step 9

Serve hot with some bell pepper curls.

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