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Corn tikki patties are a very healthy and nutritious snack. Start of rainy season and corns are into the market. Normally corn is eaten by roasting it on charcoal and brushing lemon juice and salt over it. It’s a snack that can be truly enjoyed on a rainy day. Cornis a tall plant grass that has large ears with many seeds or kernels. These seeds grow in rows on the larger ears and are eaten as a vegetable.
Cornis grown as food for both people and animals. The term maizederives from the Spanish form of the indigenous Taino word maiz for the plant. This was the term used in the United Kingdom and Ireland, where it is now usually called "sweet corn", the most common form of the plant known to people there.
Sweet corn is harvested earlier and eaten as a vegetable rather than a grain. Outside the British Isles, another common term for maize is "corn". This was originally the English term for any cereal crop. In North America, its meaning has been restricted since the 19th century to maize, as it was shortened from "Indian corn."
In the UK, Australia and other English-speaking countries, the word "corn" is often used in culinary contexts, particularly in naming products such as popcorn and corn flakes. The cornkernels are usually roasted, boiled or steamed and served with salt.Cornhave high amount of fibre present which helps lowering cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of colon cancer. Corn, when consumed in moderate quantities is beneficial for those suffering from diabetes and many other medical benefits.
Corn tikki patties are easy to prepare. Clean out the corn cobs by running the knife vertically. For the patties, make a coarse mixture of green chillies, cumin seeds, chopped coriander, ginger garlic paste and for binding this mixture well use channa dal (dalia) and blend in a food processor. The mixture should have a coarse texture and not become too soft. Add corn to it and blend again.
Add salt and mix well. Add maida to give a firm texture if the moisture is more. Make dumplings and press them gently to give a round shape. Shallow fry on a non-stick pan till they turn golden brown on both sides. Hot corn tikka patties are ready to serve. You can serve with mint/coriander chutney or tomato ketchupor chilli sauce. The same mixture if it is deep fried than you can call them as corn pakodas. A variety of dishes can be prepared by corn like the corn soup, corn fritters, baked corn, Corn pulao and many more. Click here and watch preparation of this dish: