Sweet Corn Rice – Simple and Tasty

I usually get bored with the sambar/dal that is made usually at home. So, weekends call for some different recipes and this weekend was no exception. Made this sweet corn rice which is absolutely simple yet very tasty and can be made in a jiffy. I totally love sweet corn and it is a big task to save the sweet corn for any recipe since half of it goes into my mouth during the preparation and the same thing happened while I made this sweet corn rice too. Like mom like son and my son also joined me in gulping these yummy corn kernels during the preparation of this sweet corn rice. However, I was still able to save some for the rice and made this amazing sweet corn rice recipe for the whole family. Everyone loved it and hence I add it to my successful recipes list. That is why this sweet corn rice recipe also finds its way into the blog here. So, do you want to make this right away? Then, just head on to the recipe and try it out. Please do not forget to write to me at clicksnbites@gmail.com on how it turned out and I will be very glad to know your feedback. Also, please feel free to share the recipe on your social media handles and also share it with our friends. Sharing is caring, isn’it?

Sweet corn rice

Preparation of Sweet Corn Rice

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins

Basmati Rice – 1 cup
Sweet corn kernels – 1 cup + 1 tbsp(for grinding)
Onions – 2
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Ghee – 2 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Water – 2 cups

To roast and grind:
Coriander Seeds/Dhaniya – 2 tbsp
Red Chillies – 3 or according to spice level

1. Soak basmati rice in water for about 20 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, roast the items under Roast and grind section and blend along with 1 tbsp sweet corn to a smooth paste with enough water.
3. Heat a pressure pan. Add some ghee and once it is hot, add jeera/cumin seeds.
4. Once they splutter, add the finely sliced onions and saute till they change to golden brown color.
5. Now, add the corn kernels and the ground paste. Mix well and saute till all the water in the paste evaporates and the raw smell goes off.
6. Now add the soaked and cleaned rice and mix well. The rice should become almost dry.
7. Now, add 2 cups of water along with required salt and mix well.
8. Once the water comes to a boil, close the pressure pan with its lid and weight on.
9. Once you get 2 whistles, reduce the flame to sim and cook for 5 minutes.
10. Switch off after cooking for 5 minutes on low flame. Once the pressure subsides, fluff the rice with a fork and add some more ghee if required.
11. Serve hot with raita or any gravy of your choice.

1. Water can be replaced with coconut milk for a richer taste and flavor.

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