Corn with Green Chilies,
Ginger and Spices
Indian Recipe

My great friend Lalit Manilal taught me how to make this wonderful corn dish spiced with chilies and ginger. Don’t feel you need to serve this as part of an Indian menu—it’s also delicious alongside grilled chicken, steaks, or burgers!


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3 tablespoons oil
1/2 small onion, minced
4 cups frozen sweet corn, thawed
1 1-inch piece ginger, minced
1/8 teaspoon chili powder
1-2 Serrano or Thai chilies, minced
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
~ cilantro leaves for decoration
  1. Pour the oil into a heavy-bottomed saucepan set over medium-high heat and cook until sizzling.
  2. Add the onion and cook until golden. Stir in the corn and mix well.
  3. Stir in the ginger, chili powder, chilies, salt, and pepper. Reduce the heat to low and cook for two minutes.
  4. Place the corn in a bowl, decorate with cilantro leaves, and serve immediately.
Preparation Time: 
Under 10 minutes.