Baby Corn Chilli

This recipe was forwarded to me by Ajay from Assam. I tried this recipe last week and liked it so much prepared it again had to post it asap this is bit dry version compared to the original recipe and i have avoided adding sugar to the recipe since i have diabetic parents at home.

150 Grams Baby Corn
1/4 Tsp Ginger Garlic paste
2 Bell Peppers
1 Onion
6-8 Chilies
1/2 Bunch Spring Onion
2 Tbsp All Purpose Flour
1 + 1 Tbsp Corn Flour
2 Tbsp Tomato Ketchup
1/4 Tsp Pepper Powder
1 Tbsp Dark Soy
1 Tbsp White Vinegar
1 Tsp Ajinomoto (MSG) Optional
Oil for frying
Salt to taste

  • Cut the baby corn in half then into quarter chop them in 1 inch strips  as shown  in the pic.
  • Chop the bell peppers into 1 inch strips.
  • Finely chop spring onions.
  • Chop onions into 1 inch pieces 
  • Boil 2 to 3 cups of water in a pot add a pinch of salt add the corn to the boiling water and blanch for 5 to 10 mins.
  • Drain the water and set the corn aside.
  • In a bowl  add the 1 tbsp corn flour and 2 tbsp maida add pepper powder, ginger and garlic paste, salt and water mix well add water and prepare a thick flowing batter.
  • Add the corn to the batter mix well allow to marinate in the batter for 10 to 15 min.
  • Heat oil in a wok fry the corn till light golden color drain the oil and reserve in a bowl.
  • Heat a pan or wok add 2 tbsp oil  fry the onion and chilies till transparent add the bell peppers and fry for a minute.
  • Add the soy, ketchup, vinegar and msg with 1/2 cup water cover and allow the bell pepper to cook.
  • Mix 1 tbsp of corn flour in 1/2 cup water and set aside.
  • Add the corn flour mixture to the vegetable once cooked add salt as per taste add the fried baby corn to the veg mixture and mix well add the spring onion allow the corn and spring onion to combine and cook a bit. Garnish with spring onion...Serve Hot with noodles or any fried rice...Enjoy...:)
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  1. wow delicious side dish recipe,yummy with roti...

  2. Hey vidya..the dish seems awesome and im thinking of making it..but i have a question...if the baby corn is packaged and not fresh and is stored in brine do i really need to blanch it? As it is its the corn is really soft and almost breaks on touching

  3. Nice! you are sharing such helpful and easy to understandable blog. i have no words for say i just say thanks because it is helpful for me. restaurant in satya niketan delhi



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