Tawa Makai (Corns Pan-Fried in Spices)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is from the Food column by Anjali Vellody of the Weekend magazine's issue dated June 17th'2004. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Deep fry baby corn in oil in a wok.
  2. Drain excess ghee on a clean kitchen paper towel. Keep the deep fried baby corns aside.
  3. Heat 3 tsps. ghee on a griddle.
  4. Add corriander and cumin seeds.
  5. Stir-fry for a few minutes.
  6. Add green chilli, ginger and onions.
  7. Saute until golden brown.
  8. Add red chilli powder and tomato paste.
  9. Saute for 5 minutes.
  10. Fold in the deep fried baby corn.
  11. Saute for 3 minutes.
  12. Remove from heat.
  13. Garnish with corriander leaves and ginger juliennes soaked in vinegar.
  14. Serve hot with rotis or naan or parathas.
  15. Enjoy!