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Low calorie vegetable
Baby corn may not be a staple in India but its readiness to adapt to different dishes makes it a much-sought after vegetable these days.

We take a closer look at the various health benefits of this tasty vegetable and share some delicious recipes you can make from it.

A low calorie vegetable, baby corn is rich in folate, potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C and fibre.

Serve baby corn stir fry with warm roti

Ingredients:
10 - baby corn, cut into bite sized pieces
1/2 medium sized - capsicum
1 - onion, finely chopped
1 - tomato, chopped finely
2 tsp - tomato sauce (optional)
3/4 tsp - red chilli powder
3/4 tsp - turmeric powder
1 tsp - sambar powder/garam masala
Salt to taste
2 tsp - oil

To temper:

1/2 tsp - mustard seeds

1/4 tsp - urad dal

1/2 tsp - cumin


Method:


Heat oil in a non stick pan, add the ingredients under `to temper` allow it to crackle.
Then add onion, saute till slightly browned. Then add tomatoes saute till raw smell leaves.
Then add turmeric, red chilli, sambar powder and required salt.
Meanwhile parboil baby corn with water till immersing level.
Drain water and add cooked baby corn to the masala.
Mix well then add capsicum and saute for 2 mins.
Then add tomato sauce (this is purely optional).
Stir once and allow the masala to blend well for 2mins.
Then garnish with coriander leaves and switch off.
Serve hot with rice or rotis.

Recipe and image courtesy: Sharmis Passions

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