How to make Thai Corn Cakes-Cook Smart -

Thai starter – corn kernels ground with red curry paste, shaped into small tikkies and shallow fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Corn kernels (मकई के दाने), Thai red curry paste (थाई रेड करी पेस्ट)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Thai Corn Cakes-Cook Smart

Thai Corn Cakes-Cook Smart 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thai Corn Cakes-Cook Smart Recipe

  • Corn kernels boiled 1 cup

  • Thai red curry paste 1 tablespoon

  • Kaffir lime leaves 2-3

  • Fresh coriander roots 15-20

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour 2 tablespoons

  • Medium potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 3-4

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • White sesame seeds (safed til) 1 tablespoon

  • Dried breadcrumbs 1/2 cup

  • Fresh red chilli for garnish


Step 1

Put corn kernels in a grinder jar. Add red curry paste, Kaffir lime leaves and coriander roots and grind to a slightly coarse mixture. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Add salt, cornflour and potatoes and mix.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 4

Add white sesame seeds to the corn mixture and mix well. Add breadcrumbs and mix again.

Step 5

Grease hands with little oil, take spoonsful of mixture in hand, shape into balls, flatten slightly, apply a little cornflour and keep in the pan. Shallow-fry in hot oil, turning sides, till crisp on both sides.

Step 6

Arrange on a serving plate and serve hot garnished with fresh red chilli.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.