Corn contains multiple nutrients that can bring benefits to the body. When it comes to the diet, sweet corn works well as a side dish, or an ingredient in soups, salads or casseroles. By combining it with other foods, you can boost the nutrient content even more.

Sweet corn has a moderate amount of protein for a vegetable. A 1-cup serving contains just over 5 grams. The total recommended daily intake of protein is 46 grams for women and 56 grams for men. Sweet corn is also low in fat. A 1-cup serving contains about 2.5 grams of total fat and less than a 0.5 grams of saturated fat. Adding butter to your corn will impact the fat content. A single tablespoon adds over 11 grams of total fat and 7 grams of saturated fat.

Ingredients:

  • 1¼ cup (3/4 cup + 1/2 cup)Sweet Corn boiled 
  • 1/2 tablespoon Corn flour (cornstarch)
  • 1/4 cup chopped Carrot
  • 1/4 cup chopped Spring Onion (green onion)
  • you can add chopped capsicum too if you wish to.
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Butter or Oil
  • 2 cups Water
  • Salt to taste

Method:

  1. Dissolve 1/2 tablespoon corn flour (corn starch) in 1/4 cup water and keep aside.

  2. Pureed Corn - Add 3/4 cup boiled sweet corn kernels along with 1/4 cup water in  a mixer grinder.

  3. Grind it to a smooth puree.

  4. Heat 1-teaspoon butter in a large pan over medium flame. Add chopped carrot and spring onions. Stir and cook for a minute.

  5. Add pureed corn and mix well. Stir and cook for 2-minutes.

  6. Add remaining (1/2 cup) boiled sweet corn kernels.

  7. Add 2-cups water and black pepper powder.

  8. Add salt to taste and mix well. Let it cook for 3-4 minutes. Add dissolved corn flour mixture. Stir continuously for a minute to mix well.

  9. Cook until soup turns little thick, for around 4-5 minutes. Turn off the flame.

  10. Serve hot with chilli flakes & coriander leaves garnishing.

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