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  Life   Food  19 Jan 2017  Corny surprises

Corny surprises

Published : Jan 19, 2017, 12:41 am IST
Updated : Jan 19, 2017, 6:46 am IST

Who says you have to go out for American food? These easy-to-make American corn recipes are perfect for chilly evenings at home.

Spinach and Corn Burger
 Spinach and Corn Burger

Spinach and Corn Burger

  • 1 Multigrain bun
  • 1 Spinach and corn patty
  • 1 tbsp Salsa
  • Sunflower oil  (for frying)
  • Butter (as needed)
  • Mayonnaise (as needed)
  • Iceberg lettuce (as needed)
  • Mustard (as needed)

Ingredients for Corn Patty:

  • 50 gm Corn
  • 20 gm Spinach
  • 80 gm Potato
  • Seasonings  (as needed)
  • 100 gm Bread crumbs
  • Olive oil (for frying)

Ingredients for the Salsa:

  • 10 gm Onion
  • 5 gm Jalapeño
  • 5 gm Tomato ketchup
  • 2 gm Cilantro
  • Pepper (as needed)
  • Olive oil (for frying)

For Corn Patty:

  • Saute corn, spinach and mix in boiled mash potato, drop in seasonings as required.
  • Make a shape of burger patty and coat with bread crumb.
  • Deep fry it in hot oil at 160°C.

For Salsa:

  • Mix all ingredients to make a salsa consistency.

For finishing the burger:

  • 1.Cut the bun into two.
  • 2. Apply butter, toast well.
  • 3. Apply mustard, mayonnaise.
  • 4. Put lettuce and fried pattie .
  • 5. Put in salsa on top, cover with the bun
  • 6. Serve with french fries.

Recipe by Chef Narinder Singh, executive  chef, True Tramm Trunk

Creamed Corn Cake

Creamed Corn Cake

  • 100 gm American corn
  • 10 gm Ginger
  • Green chilli
  • Seasonings (as required)
  • 10 gm Cornflour
  • Sugar (as required)


  • Boil the American corn till cooked and tender.
  • Divide the corn into two halves. Crush one half and keep the other half.
  • Sauté the chopped green chilli, ginger, mix with both the kinds of corn.
  • Make the cornflour slurry by mixing equal parts cornflour and water.
  • Drop the corn mixture into the cornflour concoction.
  • Grease a tray with high sides and pour the mixture into it. Smooth down the top and put it in the fridge it till it sets into cakelike consistency.
  • Cut into squares and cook by either deep-frying or pan searing it in a non-stick pan.

Recipe by Chef Ganesh Gaonkar, Executive Chef, Fable

Spinach and American Corn Au Gratin

Spinach and American Corn Au Gratin

  • 100 gm Spinach (clean and sliced)
  • 50 gm American Corn Kernels (blanched)
  • 50 gm Baby Corn (cut and blanched)
  • 100 gm Cream
  • 25 gm Chopped onion
  • 10 gm Chopped garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 gm Crushed pepper
  • 5 gm Dry oregano
  • 5 gm Chilli flakes
  • 25 gm Mozzarella cheese


  • To make heavy cream, put cream in a pan. Simmer in the stove while stirring continuously till the cream thickens. Finally, add salt and mix well.
  • Chop onion, garlic, American corn and baby corn finely.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the chopped onion and garlic and sauté till they turn light brown.
  • Add the chopped spinach and corn and cook on medium flame for four to five minutes. Add salt, pepper and oregano and mix well.
  • Now add the heavy cream and cook for two minutes.
  • Transfer this to a baking dish and sprinkle the rest of the grated cheese on top and grill in an oven till the cheese melts down.
  • Garnish with parsley and cherry tomato.
  • Serve hot.

Recipe by Ashvini Kumar, Executive Chef, Four Points by Sheraton Navi Mumbai

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