Monday, November 17, 2014

Baby Corn Masala Recipe-How to make Baby Corn Masala Gravy-Baby Corn Recipes

Baby corn masala is a very simple and classic dish that goes well with rice, biryani, pulao, phulkas, parathas and naan. Today we will learn how to make baby corn masala following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Baby Corn Masala-Baby Corn Gravy

Baby Corn Masala

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 20 mins 
 Recipe CategorySide dish for chapati/rice
 Recipe CuisineNorth Indian

   Ingredients needed

   Baby Corn-12-15
   Tomatoe puree - 3/4 cup
   Onion paste -3/4 cup
   Ginger- 1 inch piece
   Garlic- 3 cloves
   Green chilli- 3
   Cashew nuts -4-5
   Salt needed

   Spice Powder

   Turmeric Powder-1/4 tsp
   Coriander powder -2 tsp
   Chilli powder -1 tsp
   Kitchen king masala or garam masala -3/4 tsp

   For the seasoning

   Oil -2 tbsp
   Cumin Seeds/jeera -1 tsp

  For garnishing

   Coriander leaves finely chopped


Blanch tomatoes-Put the tomatoes in boiling water, switch off and keep it covered for 15 minutes. Discard the water. Peel the skin of tomatoes and puree it. You will need 3/4 -1 cup of tomato puree.

blanching tomatoes

Cut the baby corn into small rounds. (the baby corn will get incorporated with the gravy well if it is cut into rounds)

Peel and grind raw onion to a smooth paste.

Grind ginger, garlic and green chilli to a coarse paste. If you have ginger garlic paste ready, use 1 tsp of ginger garlic paste and grind chillies to a coarse paste and keep it ready.

Soak cashew nuts in hot water for 15 minutes and grind it to a smooth paste.


Heat oil in a pan or small cooker, add jeera seeds, when it sizzles, add onion paste and saute on medium flame stirring continuously until it turns slightly brown. (if you do not fry the onion paste well, you will get raw onion flavor in the gravy)

sauteing onion paste

Add ginger garlic and green chilli paste and saute for a few more minutes.

sauteing ginger garlic paste

Add tomato puree and all the spice powder given under 'spice powder' and salt needed. Cook the tomato puree well on medium flame stirring now and then, until it changes color and oil ooze out.

Add cashew nut paste and cook for a further 3-4 minutes.

how to prepare baby corn masala

Then add the baby corn, needed water (around 3/4-1  cup of water) and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Once the pressure subsides, open the cooker, mix the contents well and simmer for another 5 minutes.

baby corn masala recipe

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with parathas, naan, pulao (it goes well with jeera pulao, peas pulao and ghee rice)and chapati.

Note - If you do not have a pressure cooker, parboil the baby corn and then add to the gravy and cook simmered.

More Baby Corn Recipes 

Baby Corn Pepper Fry 

Baby Corn Rice

Baby Corn Manchurian 

Quick Baby Corn stir fry

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  1. such a good recipe well go with phulka

  2. Great recipe. Tried it today. And it turned out very well.

  3. Thank you so much usually I cook on weekends and being vegetarian have tried babycorn recipe today and it turned out very well. Thank you..

  4. it took 5 whistles to cook. Does it depend upon the amount of water we put or quantity of baby corn?

    1. It does not need 5 whistles - add just enough water and pressure cook. It could be because of the quantity.

  5. Me and my mom tried this today and guess what "ITS FANTASTIC" thanks a lot for this recepie that brought a smile on my mom's face..����������

  6. Thank u for giving me such a testy's laajavaab

  7. Going to try this today . fingers crossed

  8. Trying this today .... but can we cook the baby corn separately?

    1. Yes, you can also cook separately and add it.

  9. hi padhu love your recipes... i tried this and tasted v.good.. keep posting...

  10. Tried it today, yaaammmmmy!!!!!my hubby loved it. Thanks paddu.

  11. Very nice recipe..btw what is the size of the cup u use

  12. I tried this today and it came out perfect

  13. Such an awesome recipe... Easy n tasty


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