Thursday, September 30, 2010

Corn Patties

Corn is a cereal crop,a member of the grass family.Corn is grown around the world and is one of the globe's most widely used food staples.In Native American usage, the word for corn means "our life," or "our mother," or "she who sustains us." It was the cultivation of corn that turned Native American tribes from nomadic to agrarian communities.Do you know that a pound of corn consists of approximately 1,300 kernels.Let's see a very tasty patties recipe done with corn.


Fresh/frozen corn kennel - 2 cups
Fried chana dal(dhalia) - 1/2 cup
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Garlic - 2 cloves
Green chillies - 2
Oil -2-3 tbsp
salt as per taste
Cumin seeds - 2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
All purpose flour - 2-3 tbsp


1)Make a coarse mixture with chan dal,green chilli,ginger,garlic,cumin seeds,coriander leaves.
2)Then add the corn to the mixture and blend again.Once done transfer to a bowl,add salt.
3)Add the all purpose flour and mix nicely to a thick consistency.
4)Make dumplings out of the mixture and press them gently to get a round shape.
5)Heat a nonstick pan in medium heat.Place the tikkis and add little oil and cook them.Once done turn the side and repeat process.Serve hot with any chutney.


1)Can also deep fry the patties.
2)You can add extra all purpose flour if the batter is too loose.
2)Thaw the frozen corn for at least 20-30 minutes before blending.


  1. corn patties looks wonderful dear the ingredients used for it ..


  2. I adore corn in any form n this looks awesome!

    US Masala

  3. Corn cutlets look so delicious and tempting.

    Pushpa @

  4. WOw they look lovely .I love to have it with evening tea

  5. Wonderful looking patties, feel like having some..

  6. hi dear...wonderful recipe.....
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  7. I am hungry now Annu. Will try this 2morrow and feast on it... Thks for the recipe. Raj

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