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Corn Chaat Recipe

Corn chaat is a delicious easy to make spicy, tangy and mildly sweet chaat recipe with boiled corn kernels & spices. It is super quick to make, ready in less than 30 minutes and a perfect snack for monsoons or winter. Vegan and gluten free recipe.
Come monsoons, we all crave for something spicy, tangy and hearty right? What could be a better choice other than a bowl full of piping hot chaat with all interesting fixes right?
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: corn chaat
Servings: 3
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Harini

Ingredients

  • 2 cups corn kernels
  • 1 onion finely chopped, big
  • 1 tomato small, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1/8 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1/4 cup cucumber chopped, optional
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1/4 teaspoon chaat masala powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper cracked
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

Boiling Sweet Corn

  • Add 2.5 cups corn to a pressure cooker and add 3 cups water to it. Add a pinch of salt and mix.
  • Pressure cook for 2-3 whistles or until the corn kernels cook well.
  • Drain in a colander.

Preparing The Vegetables

  • For chopping onion, tomatoes I prefer to use a food processor. Do use it if you have one. Add 1 halved onion, 1 halved small tomato, 2 green chillies & 1/4 cup coriander leaves to a food processor jar. Process for a minute.
  • Also dice one 1 small cucumber if you are using.

Making Sweet Corn Chaat

  • Add the boiled corn kernels to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the prepared vegetables.
  • Next add diced cucumber and pomegranate arils. Also add bell peppers now if using.
  • Now add rock salt or black salt to taste, 1/4 teaspoon chaat masala powder and 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper & 1/2 teaspoon sugar. You can also ad 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder if you prefer.
  • Divide the masala corn chaat among serving bowls. Top with namkeen of choice and serve immediately.

Notes

The recipe can be doubled

Nutrition

Serving: 3servings | Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 308mg | Potassium: 347mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 491IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg