Makai sheera(Microwave)

Posted on October 16, 2009. Filed under: Microwave, Sweets | Tags: , , |

Tender, sweet, fresh corn tempered with traditional Indian spices makes a quick and satiating breakfast.
You may also use frozen corn kernels when fresh corn is not available.

Cooking Time : 6½ mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Serves 2.

Ingredients
1 cup fresh corn, grated
½ teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
2 green chillies, slit
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
½ cup milk
½ teaspoon sugar
a few drops lemon juice
2 teaspoons oil
salt to taste
For the garnish
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
Method
1. In a microwave safe bowl, mix the oil, mustard seeds and cumin seeds and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
2. Add the green chillies and asafoetida and microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds.
3. Add the corn, mix well and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
4. Add the milk, salt and sugar and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
5. Add the lemon juice, mix well and serve garnished with the chopped coriander.
Tips
Approx. 3 medium size corn cobs will yield 1 cup grated corn.

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