How to make Peppery Corn and Tomato Salad -

Three colored peppers tossed with pineapple, corn kernels and lemon juice dressing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Salads.

Main Ingredients : American corn kernels (अमेरिकन मकई के दाने), Yellow capsicum (पीली शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : American

Course : Salads

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Peppery Corn and Tomato Salad

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Peppery Corn and Tomato Salad Recipe

  • American corn kernels 2 cups

  • Yellow capsicum 1 cm pieces 1 medium

  • Green capsicums 1 cm pieces 2 medium

  • Tomatoes,seeded 1 cm pieces 3 medium

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns crushed 15-20

  • Green chillies chopped 1-2

  • Fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Boil the corn kernels in salted water until soft. Drain thoroughly and cool.

Step 2

You may also use precooked canned corn kernels or sweet corn niblets. Wash them thoroughly before use. In a bowl, combine the corn kernels, yellow and green capsicums, tomatoes and pineapple.

Step 3

Stir in lemon juice, crushed black peppercorns, green chillies and mint leaves and mix well. Arrange the salad in a serving dish and chill in the fridge before serving.

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