How to make Makai Na Bhartha -

Fresh corns cooked into a tomato based curry

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : American Corn, Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Palak Mudda Bhaji Dahiwale Amrud Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes Kadai Paneer

Makai Na Bhartha

Makai Na Bhartha 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Makai Na Bhartha Recipe

  • American Corn 1 kilogram

  • Tomatoes 3 medium

  • Tomatoes 3 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies 6-7

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Oil 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Boil whole corn, remove the niblets and grind it coarsely in a blender. Peel, wash and finely chop onions. Wash and chop tomatoes. Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies. Clean, wash and chop coriander leaves.

Step 2

Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds and sauté till they change colour. Add chopped onions and sauté till light brown. Add chopped green chillies and cook for half a minute.

Step 3

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt. Cook for few seconds and add chopped tomatoes.

Step 4

When tomatoes are cooked add corn, salt and little water. Cook for another five minutes. Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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