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Sunday, 4 August 2013

Bhutte ki Kees

Bhutte ki kees is a dish from the streets of Indore.  The translation in English would mean Grated Corn Cob. This mildly spiced dish makes a excellent snack or can even be served as a side dish to accompany Bajre ki Roti. 

Preparation time:- 20 mins
Cooking time:-20 mins
Serves 3-4 people

Ingredients Required:-

  • 4-5 Corn cobs
  • 1/4 tspn of Asafoetida (hing)
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 1 tspn of Cumin seeds
  • 1 tspn of Mustard seeds
  • 1 tspn of Turmeric powder
  • 1 tspn of grated ginger
  • 2 green chilly finely chopped
  • 1 tspn of sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups of water
Procedure to make:-
  • Clean the Corn cobs and the wash them.
  • You can use sweet corn also but regular corn tastes the best.
  • Grate the Corn or separate the Corn kernels from cobs and coarsely grind it.
  • Heat oil in a Non-stick saucepan or a heavy bottomed sauce pan.
  • Add Cumin seeds,mustard seeds and Turmeric powder.
  • When mustard seeds splutter add Hing,curry leaves,green chilly and grated ginger and saute properly.
  • Add grated corn and continue cooking on a medium high flame.
  • Add water and stirring well making sure that no lumps are formed.
  • Add salt as per taste.
  • Keep cooking till the water evaporates.
  • Serve hot.
The consistency should be similar to Upma
Bhutte ki Kees