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Sweet Corn Salad – Refreshing Summer Snack

By Hemapriya Natesan @MyLittleMoppet

April 10, 2017 Leave a Comment

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We launch our Mums in the Kitchen Series today with a fresh Sweet Corn Salad Recipe. Watch this space all week for a new recipe every day!

Today, we have a lovely, refreshing salad that’s perfect for summer. Vibrantly colored, this Sweet Corn Salad makes a fun snack for kids. This summer salad is succulent, sweet, juicy and crunchy all at the same time. Pair the sweet corn with veggies, toss with lime juice, season and you are done!

Sweet Corn Salad – Refreshing Summer Snack

This summer let the kids enjoy a refreshing and colorful snack packed with nutrition - a Sweet Corn Salad with veggies and lime seasoning!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • Handfull of coriander leaves , finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup Pomegranate arils
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • Chaat masala to taste
  • Salt to taste

Method:

1. Rinse the sweet corn kernels in running water and add them to boiling water.

This summer let the kids enjoy a refreshing and colorful snack packed with nutrition - a Sweet Corn Salad with veggies and lime seasoning!

2. Cook the kernels for 2-3 minutes. Drain and keep aside. Alternatively you can cook them in microwave.

This summer let the kids enjoy a refreshing and colorful snack packed with nutrition - a Sweet Corn Salad with veggies and lime seasoning!

3. In a pan, melt butter on a low flame. Add the cooked and drained sweet corn kernels and saute for 1-2 minutes. Put off the flame and transfer the kernels in a mixing bowl.

This summer let the kids enjoy a refreshing and colorful snack packed with nutrition - a Sweet Corn Salad with veggies and lime seasoning!

4. Add chopped onions, tomatoes , coriander leaves and pomegranate seeds to the sweet corn. Mix well.

This summer let the kids enjoy a refreshing and colorful snack packed with nutrition - a Sweet Corn Salad with veggies and lime seasoning!

5. Season the salad with lime juice, salt and chaat masala.

This summer let the kids enjoy a refreshing and colorful snack packed with nutrition - a Sweet Corn Salad with veggies and lime seasoning!

This sweet corn salad is nutritious and a great alternative to the traditional chick pea salad. This dish works great as a snack or as a colorful side dish to brighten up your meal. You don’t need to serve ice cream every time the kids ask for a snack – serve this to them instead!

This summer let the kids enjoy a refreshing and colorful snack packed with nutrition - a Sweet Corn Salad with veggies and lime seasoning!

Author

Sweet Corn Salad – Refreshing Summer Snack

Poonam is a microbiologist by profession who turned food blogger due to her passion for cooking. She believes cooking is in her genes as she grew up watching her mother cook a variety of authentic dishes. Now herself a mother to an 8 yr old, Poonam strives to cook fresh food everyday without any artificial additives and preservatives. She writes about healthy and nutritious home-cooked food at her blog, Annapurna. Her recipes are simple, with easily available ingredients and step-wise pictures. You can visit her at https://poonambachhav.blogspot.in/

Sweet Corn Salad - Refreshing Summer Snack  
Sweet Corn Salad – Refreshing Summer Snack
Save Print This summer let the kids enjoy a refreshing and colorful snack packed with nutrition - a Sweet Corn Salad with veggies and lime seasoning! Author: Poonam Recipe type: Salad Cuisine: Indian INGREDIENTS
  • 1½ cup sweet corn kernels
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • Handfull of coriander leaves , finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup Pomegranate arils
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • Chaat masala to taste
  • Salt to taste
METHOD
  1. Rinse the sweet corn kernels in running water and add them to boiling water.
  2. Cook the kernels for 2-3 minutes. Drain and keep aside. Alternatively you can cook them in microwave.
  3. In a pan, melt butter on a low flame. Add the cooked and drained sweet corn kernels and saute for 1-2 minutes. Put off the flame and transfer the kernels in a mixing bowl.
  4. Add chopped onions, tomatoes , coriander leaves and pomegranate seeds to the sweet corn. Mix well.
  5. Season the salad with lime juice, salt and chaat masala.
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