How to make Bhuni Makai Ka Soup -

Nutritious soup made with roasted corn kernels.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Corn kernels (मकई के दाने),

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Soups

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Bhuni Makai Ka Soup

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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 : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bhuni Makai Ka Soup Recipe

  • Corn kernels 2 cups

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 6 cloves

  • Onions chopped 2 small

  • Vegetable stock 4 cups

  • Green capsicums roasted and peeled and chopped 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Dry roast the corn kernels in a non-stick pan for five to six minutes.Heat butter in a deep non-stick pan, add garlic and onions and sauté for three to four minutes or till they turn soft.

Step 2

Add the roasted corn kernels and saute for three to four minutes. Add the vegetable stock, capsicums and salt and bring the mixture to a boil. Cover and cook for five minutes.

Step 3

Take the pan off the heat and allow the contents to cool. Blend it coarsely with a hand blender. Add lemon juice, stir and bring the soup to a boil. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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