Baby corn masala
Baby corn Masala
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Baby corn masala recipe is a yummy masala recipe in which baby corn are cooked with Indian spices and tangy tomato and the cashews to give a rice taste.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: North Indian
Keyword: baby corn masala
Servings: 5
Calories: 450 kcal
Author: Akila
  • Babycorn – 10 chop as you like
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/5 tsp
  • Garam masala – 3/4 tsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Milk – 1 cup cream – 1/2 cup
  • Salt as per taste
  • Water – as needed for the gravy
To Temper
  • Cloves – 3 to 4
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 crushed nicely
  • Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Star anise – 1
  • Bay leaf – 1
To grind I
  • Onion – 2
  • Tomato – 2
  • Green chilli – 2
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1.5 tsp
To grind II
  • Cashew nuts – 12 to 15
  • Coconut – 2 tbsp optional
  1. Wash and soak cashews in hot water for 10 min. Grind it to a fine paste along with coconut adding little water and keep it ready.
  2. Wash and cut the Babycorn to your desired shape. Pressure cook it for 3 whistles adding little salt.
  3. In a kadai or wok, add 1 tbsp oil and sauté the onion first. Then add the ginger garlic paste, green chilli and when raw smell of ginger goes, add the tomato and again sauté it well.
  4. Cool the contents and grind to a coarse paste in a food processor.
  5. In the same vessel, add the oil and ghee and add the tempering items one by one. Now add the onion tomato paste and saute them well.
  6. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and salt. Sauté them nicely till the oil oozes out. This might take around 10 min.
  7. Add the cashew paste and little water. When it starts boiling add the Babycorn. Let the masala gets coated on the babycorn.
  8. Add the cream or milk and allow to cook for another 2 min and switch off the stove.
  9. Garnish with Coriander leaves and serve hot
Recipe Notes

Adding ghee is purely optional. But I feel, it enhances the taste.

Adding cream, gives richer taste. At the time of preparation, I do not have cream in hand and so added the milk.

Water can be adjusted according your required consistency.