Recipe Cooked, Photographed and Written by Praveena
PrepTime:15 mins CookTime:10 mins Cuisine:Indian
Sweet Corn & Cashew Rice, a very simple rice recipe, which is absolutely appealing to everyone, from toddlers to adults.
I got to make this just for the sake of my little son who is extremely fond of sweetcorn. My little one, likes to eat sweetcorn in any & every recipe, even in ice-cream, if there’s one such! 🙂 🙂
Generally, he is a very picky eater, and plays tantrums in having a kids meal. But, today when I made this as a Friday meal, he excitedly enjoyed eating without any jerk. And, OMG!, I was so pleased & relieved after such happy scenes!!
Sweet Corn – Cashew Rice, is so delectable that you will definitely go for a second serving! Its very much suitable for kids lunch box, picnics, short travels, parties, gatherings.
Before starting to cook, don’t forget to see the Tips mentioned at the end.
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Collection of Lunch Boxes for my kids⇒ Lunch Box
- Potato & Corn Cutlets / Tikki (Air-Fryer & Pan-Fry Method)
- BroadBeans-BabyCorn Curry/ Chikkudukaya-BabyCorn Koora
- Lettuce wraps with weetCorn-Pomegranate Salad / Kosambari
- Rice – cooked with 1 cup of rice grains
- Sweet Corn – ½ cup (frozen)
- Cashew Nuts – ¼ cup
- Cooking Oil – 3 tablespoons
- Curd / Yogurt – ¼ cup
- Onions – 2 small (chopped)
- Green Chillies – 4 (slit length wise)
- Jeera / Whole Cumin – 1 teaspoon ( heaped)
- Jeera Powder / Cumin Powder – 1 teaspoon
- Salt – as per taste
- Fresh Coriander – a handful (chopped)
- Turmeric Powder – ¼ teaspoon
- Ginger – 1 teaspoon (chopped)
- Garlic – 1 teaspoon (chopped) (optional)
- Jeera / Whole Cumin
- Jeera Powder / Cumin Powder
- Curd / Yogurt
Step wise pics Procedure:
- This recipe can be made with leftover rice or with freshly cooked rice.
- If you are using freshly cooked rice, let it cool off completely (to room temperature) before adding to the pan, this is to avoid stickiness of the rice grains.
- Basmati rice suits best, but any other rice variety works well.
- Adjust the salt and spice as per your taste.
- It stays fresh up to a day at room temp, but is a make ahead rice recipe, can be stored in the refrigerator and be warmed before serving.
- The sweetness of corn, crunchiness of cashew nuts and mild flavour of cumin / jeera, is what this rice recipe tastes of.
- On the whole, this, Sweet Corn – Cashew Rice, is so delectable that you will definitely go for a second serving!
- We had it with tomato ketchup/sauce & Indian crisps, and my kids happily endevoured it!!
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