How to make Makai Ki Patal Bhaji -

A Maharashtrian tangy sabzi cooked with corn kernels.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Corn Kernels (मकई के दाने), Bengal Gram

Cuisine : Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Makai Ki Patal Bhaji

Makai Ki Patal Bhaji 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Makai Ki Patal Bhaji Recipe

  • Corn Kernels 2 cups

  • Bengal Gram 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic and red chilli chutney chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Bengal gram (chana) soaked 1/2 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tamarind pulp 2 teaspoons

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and garlic and let the seeds splutter.

Step 2

Add Bengal gram, turmeric powder and corn kernels. Mix well and cook for two minutes.

Step 3

Add salt and four cups of water and mix, cover and cook till three whistles are given out.

Step 4

Remove the lid when pressure reduces completely, add tamarind pulp and jaggery and mix well.

Step 5

Bring it to a boil. Serve hot.

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