How to make Corn Parantha -

Paranthe stuffed with spicy corn mixture.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Corn kernels (मकई के दाने), Whole-wheat flour

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Breads

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Corn Parantha

Corn Parantha Recipe Card


Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Corn Parantha Recipe

  • Corn kernels boiled and crushed 2 cups

  • Whole-wheat flour 3 cups + for dusting

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for shallow-frying

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Chaat masala 2 teaspoons

  • Roasted cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • Dried mint powder 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 4 tablespoons


Step 1

Mix flour and salt in a bowl. Add yogurt, one tablespoon oil and knead into dough with sufficient water. Cover with a damp cloth and rest for fifteen minutes.

Step 2

For filling mix corn, green chillies, red chilli powder, chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, dried mint powder, coriander leaves and salt in another bowl.

Step 3

Divide both the dough and filling into eight equal portions each.

Step 4

Roll out each dough portion into a small puri. Place a portion of the filling in the center, gather the edges, pinch them together and roll into a ball. Allow the balls to rest for about fifteen minutes.

Step 5

Lightly press each stuffed ball, dust with a little flour and roll out into eighth-inch thick paranthe. Shake off the excess flour.

Step 6

Heat a non-stick tawa. Place a parantha on the tawa and roast on high heat for half a minute on both the sides. Lower the heat, drizzle a little oil and shallow-fry till the underside is golden. Flip over and drizzle some more oil and shallow-fry till the other side is golden too.

Step 7

Serve hot with pickle.

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