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Healthy Vegetarian Recipes: Spicy Baby Corn and Potato Stir-Fry

Updated on May 31, 2017
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I worked as a banker for 17 years. Now I am working as a freelancer for indexing. I love cooking tasty, healthy meals and staying fit.

Baby Corn and Potato Stir-fry

Whenever I don't feel motivated to cook an in-depth meal, I choose to make stir-fry. They can be made quickly and are tasty too. I always keep spice powders in my kitchen so that I can cook a yummy curry with them.

I used baby corn, potato, tomato, onion, red chili powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder, spice mix or curry powder, cumin seeds, chopped coriander, turmeric powder, and salt in this dry side dish.

You can use this stir-fry as a side dish for roti, chapati, flatbread, or any type of less-spicy rice dish. Let me show the recipe.

Baby corn and potato stir-fry
Baby corn and potato stir-fry
5 stars for Baby corn and Potato Stir-fry
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves four people
  • 1 cup babycorn, slit lengthwise and cut into two
  • 3/4 cup potato, cut in lengthy, thin pieces
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp spice powder or curry powder, or subzi powder, available in Indian stores
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp dry mango powder, available in Indian stores
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 3/4 tsp salt, or as per taste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp oil

Step-By-Step Instructions and Images for Making Baby Corn and Potato Stir-fry

  1. Pre-cook chopped baby corn in salt water, for 5 minutes. Use water just to cover the baby corns. Drain off the excess water. Keep aside.
  2. Chop potato as instructed. Immerse them in water. Drain off the water. This will remove the extra starch from potatoes.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Let them crackle. Add chopped onion. Saute, till it turns transparent.
  4. Add potato pieces. Stir-cook for 5 minutes, or till it becomes soft. Add pre-cooked baby corn. Stir-fry on low fire, for 3 minutes. No need to add water. Throw chopped tomato. Continue cooking till tomato becomes mushy.
  5. Throw in turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, dry mango powder, spice powder or curry(subzi) powder, and salt. Mix, and stir-cook for further 2 minutes. Check for the taste. Add more spice powder or salt, if needed.
  6. Turn off the fire. Add chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.
  7. Baby corn and potato stir-fry is ready to eat. Serve it hot or warm, as a side dish for roti, chapati, flatbread, or for any type of less spicy rice dish. Enjoy the taste!!

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Step one: Keep the ingredients handyStep two: Pre-cook baby corn in salt water, for 5 minutes Step three: Saute cumin seeds and chopped onionStep four: Stir-fry chopped potatoStep five: Add baby corn pieces and continue stir-cookingStep six: Throw in chopped tomato. Continue stir-cooking, till tomato gets mashedStep seven: Add all the spice powders, and salt. Mix wellStep eight: Add chopped corianderStep nine: Mix it with the curry. Turn off the fireStep ten: Spicy baby corn and potato stir-fry is ready to serve!!
Step one: Keep the ingredients handy
Step one: Keep the ingredients handy
Step two: Pre-cook baby corn in salt water, for 5 minutes
Step two: Pre-cook baby corn in salt water, for 5 minutes
Step three: Saute cumin seeds and chopped onion
Step three: Saute cumin seeds and chopped onion
Step four: Stir-fry chopped potato
Step four: Stir-fry chopped potato
Step five: Add baby corn pieces and continue stir-cooking
Step five: Add baby corn pieces and continue stir-cooking
Step six: Throw in chopped tomato. Continue stir-cooking, till tomato gets mashed
Step six: Throw in chopped tomato. Continue stir-cooking, till tomato gets mashed
Step seven: Add all the spice powders, and salt. Mix well
Step seven: Add all the spice powders, and salt. Mix well
Step eight: Add chopped coriander
Step eight: Add chopped coriander
Step nine: Mix it with the curry. Turn off the fire
Step nine: Mix it with the curry. Turn off the fire
Step ten: Spicy baby corn and potato stir-fry is ready to serve!!
Step ten: Spicy baby corn and potato stir-fry is ready to serve!!

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