This is a simple stir fry which goes well for rice n roti. I got this idea from my neighbour. I have given two versions .. One is my version in which i followed the method of potato curry and the second one is my neighbours' version which is purely a south Indian style . Based on ur liking, try any. Both tastes good .. I pressure cooked the baby corn to ensure proper cooking but that step is purely optional. We can just saute the baby corns, cover and cook by sprinkling little water as my neighbour suggested..
BABY CORN STIR FRY – VERSION 2
Baby corns and its Health BenefitsAbout Baby corn
Baby corn is a small cereal of wonder , tastes heavenly as well as comes with loads of nutrition. Baby corns are wholesome and are a versatile food which can blend with various spices, herbs and nuts. Baby corn comes out delicious and tasty in any dish you try from any cuisine.This can also be used as a dressing for the salads, which then becomes a delicacy.Baby corns are a gold mine of nutrients and has the power to give you more than enough resistance against diseases and infections as well as rejuvenating the body of the toxins.
Attributes of Baby corn
Baby corns are tender and young fruits of the maize plants which are plucked well before the harvest time before the fertilization of the corns.
Baby corns can be consumed either as afresh vegetable or as frozen in cans as preserved. They are canned in a solution of 3% brine, 2% sugar and 0.3%citric acid.
The baby corns are about 10 cms long, 1 - 1.5 cms thick and about 7-8 grams in weight. the colour of the baby corns will be between creamish to light yellow and has a regular row arrangement.
The ears of baby corn are used in pickles, and salads, which with their crunchy taste makes the dish tasty, delicious, mouth watering as well as wholesome. This vegetable is eaten all over the world for the taste and nutrition it provides.
Nutrition in baby corns
Baby Corns are comparable to other vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, tomato, lady's fingers ,spinach, French beans and brinjals.
They have 86- 100 grams of Phosphorous..
It is a low caloried vegetable
It is low in Cholesterol
It is rich in fibre content
Free from the residual effect of the pesticides
It is an organic food since the edible portion is covered by many layers and so protected from pesticides
Health benefits of baby corns
Corn is a rich source of many essential nutrients and fibre. A meal rich in corn can go a long way in protecting yourself against many diseases and ailments.
Baby Corns have complex carbohydrate which provides a steady stream of energy through out the day
It is a good source of soluble fibre and cooked Sweet corn is said to have anti oxidant which is supposed to prevent cancers and Heart diseases.