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Corn dum masala

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


  • Sweet corn- 150 grams
  • Onion- 1 medium sized
  • Capsicum- 1 medium sized
  • Tomato- 2 medium sized
  • Cashew nuts- 7 to 8 nuts
  • Paneer(cottage cheese) – 50 grams
  • Cumin seeds- 1/4 tablespoon
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder- 1/4 tablespoon
  • Dry coriander powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Green chilli- 3 to 4 or as per taste
  • Coriander leaves- 1 tablespoon
  • Sugar – 1/2 tablespoon
  • Refined oil-5 tablespoon.


Boiling the baby corn:

  • Firstly heat a pan with 4 cups of water.
  • Add 200 grams of baby corn to it and give it a good boil.
  • Strain the sweet corn with the help of a strainer.
  • Keep it aside for later.

Preparing the gravy:

  • Finely chop the onions and capsicum into small pieces.
  • Take a blender and add two tomatoes along with 7 to 8 cashew nuts.
  •  Blend it into a paste.
  • Now heat a pan with 5 to 6 tablespoon of refined oil.
  •  Now add 1/4 tablespoon of cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  •  Reduce the flame to low and slowly add the chopped onions to it. Stir them well.
  •  When it turns golden brown, slowly add the chopped capsicum to it. Cook it for a minute or so.
  • Now add 1 tablespoon of ginger garlic paste, stir them well.
  • Add 1/2 tablespoon of Turmeric powder. Stir them well.
  •  Now add 1/4 tablespoon of red chilli powder.
  • Add 1/2 tablespoon of dry coriander powder.
  •  Finally add salt as per state and give them a good stir.
  •  Once the oil starts Separating, Add the blended paste or puree to it.
  • Keep the flame at medium high and keep on stirring it for 4 to 5 minutes until the water evaporates.
  •  Once the puree or paste starts thinking, reduce the flame to low.
  •  Cook it well until oil seperates.
  •  Now add chopped green chillies to it.
  • Add 1/4 cup of water to it to get the perfect consistency.
  • Now add 50 grams of crumbled paneer to it.
  • Give them a good stir and cook it for another 2 minutes.
  • Now add 1/2 tablespoon sugar to it and mix it well.
  • Finally add 200 grams of sweet corn to it and stir them well. .
  • Garnish it well with coriander leaves.
  • You corn dum masala is ready. Serve it hot with chapati or laccha paratha.