Corn Poha Recipe 

This poha is loaded with corns, onions and things that will make its taste go up a level. However, the addition of special corn sets it apart from other poha recipes. Let’s check out the recipe:

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Ingredients for Corn Poha

  • Sweet corn kernels 1 cup
  • Pressed rice (poha) 1 1/4 cups
  • Onions 2 medium
  • Fresh coriander sprigs 5-6 + to garnish
  • Green chillies 3
  • Oil 1 -2 tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida (hing) 1/4 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves 6-8
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Sugar a pinch


Step 1

Boil sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan, add corn kernels and cook them for 5 minutes.

Step 2

Chop onions. Chop coriander leaves. Chop green chillies roughly. Put the pressed rice in a sieve, pour water over it and wash it thoroughly. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 3

Drain the sweet corn kernels and set aside.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let then splutter. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida, curry leaves, green chillies and onions, mix everything well. Add salt, mix well, cover and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Reduce heat, add turmeric powder, sugar and corn kernels and mix well.

Step 6

Add pressed rice and coriander leaves and mix. Sprinkle some water on top, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with a coriander sprig and serve hot.

(Recipe By Chef Sanjeev Kapoor)

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