Friday, January 7, 2011

Steamed Baby Corn-Mango Salad

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If you are from Bangalore and is a foodie,you would have definitely visited V.V puram Eat street which has a row of different kind of shops/carts ranging from starters like salad's, nippat masala,fritter's, various types of pakoda's to the main course with lot of varieties of Idly,Dosa,rotti,pav bhaji,chinese etc etc and to the desserts with Fruit salad,gulkand n Ice cream.They even make fresh hollige's and some of our community specials and don't forget to taste hot badam milk.One can get to taste the complete meal choosing according to their taste and appetite.And the most famous V.V Bakery is very near by which is famous for it congress butter bun,biscuits,khara breads,etc etc.One should visit this place only in the evenings and you can easily see the crowd in each and every shop.It would be a complete feast for all food lovers and is a great experience,so guys if you are visiting Bangalore anytime do not miss this place.

American corn salad is quite famous every where,but I got introduced to baby corn salad only at this place.I was surprised to see the list of salad's which they make fresh and serve in a span of five mins and sometimes we don't even get to eat it if it is over crowded.This recipe I got inspired truly from this place and added the ingredients according to our taste buds.When I saw suma's post on
Fruit chaat I was tempted more to prepare this immediately.The sour bites of mango pieces with the crunch baby corn and the spicyness from the masala makes the salad taste perfect.Do try out the various variations I have mentioned in the salad as I could not show everything in one post.

Ingredients:
15-18 Baby corn,sliced diagonally
1 cucumber,diced to the size of baby corn pieces

3 tbsp finely chopped raw mango

1 tsp butter

for the dressing:
a handful of mint leaves
a handful of coriander leaves
1 tbsp chopped raw mango
a big green chili

1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

Method:
  • Steam the baby corn pieces for 2-3 mins.They should be crunchy not completely cooked.
  • Mix in the butter to the baby corn pieces immediately when the baby corn slices r hot and let them coat completely.
  • Prepare a coarse paste of mint leaves,coriander leaves,raw mango,green chili,lemon juice and salt in a mixer or a mortar and pestle.
  • Mix in the diced cucumber to the buttered baby corn and also add the paste and stir in quickly with a ladle.
Serve it immediately when the baby corn is still warm.

Note:
  1. You can even add pepper to it if you want it bit more hot n spicy.It also gives a different flavor.
  2. You can replace pine apple instead of mango or you can even use the combination of both.
  3. You can just steam the baby corn and stir in butter,salt and pepper immediately when it is hot and serve again immediately.That is also a nice combination.
  4. You can even add chat masala,salt and butter to the steamed baby corn.
  5. You can replace baby corn with steamed corn or grilled corn.
This salad is going to participate in the "Only Salad's" event hosted by me,which is started by Pari of Foodelicious.


38 comments:

Daisy Roshan said...

the salad looks very healthy and delicious....would love to participate in your event too...

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

that looks very nice and love the nice green colour

Swathi said...

Love the green color and crunchy salad.

FoodLovers said...

looks lovely with greenish color

Unknown said...

that looks so refreshingly yumm..

Gayathri Kumar said...

Very tasty salad..

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Lovely and delicious flavors Prathy..I love it a lot..

Ramya said...

Anything with raw mango is always refreshing..:- ) yummmm

Unknown said...

Wow Delicious salad,love the colour...

Unknown said...

yummmm.... this looks so fresh & tnagy. following u now :)

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Unknown said...

Delicious looking and interesting salad

Kurinji said...

Delicious n yummmy....

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Hayley said...

very colourful salad and very healthy too........

Lakshmi said...

Looks very tempting, loved the mango slices flower. It's been a long time since I visited VV Puram, I have to visit it this time atleast. Miss that place :P

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said...

yummy Salad!!!! Love the addition of Raw Mangoes and Minty-Tangy Dressing must be great!!!

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

I agree that Eat street is a foodie's delight. the salad is truly inspiring and very satisfying.

Priya Suresh said...

Very great looking salad, really yummy..

Rachana said...

Wow!!! This is such a lovely Salad and the green coour is so appealing... Bookmarked.

Khaugiri said...

Salad is so inviting.....& thanks for vv Puram details....I have never been there....

Raks said...

Looks very appealing,good one!

Priya Sreeram said...

the clicks are wow and i loved the salad !

Akila said...

looks delicious and healthy dear....
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Laavanya said...

That looks like a salad i'd love to eat - can't wait to try!

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

wow - looks yum! very nice color too...

Uma said...

lovely salad! interesting!

Madhu said...

Yummm!

I also sent you my recipe for Salads event Prathibha.

Unknown said...

Healthy salad..Sounds brilliant prathiba...bookmarked it..will try sometimes

Madhavi said...

Mouth watering..superb entry!!!

Preeti Kashyap said...

Looks absolutely yumm!

Satya said...

Amazing salad... such a nice green color

JishasKitchen said...

LOOKS DELICIOUS AND NICELY PRESENTED..

Pari Vasisht said...

I must visit this eat street next time, for the time being I am eating the salad virtually. Love the combination.
FOODELICIOUS

Savi-Ruchi said...

I visited V.V.Puram during my last visit to Bangalore. Am missing them now.
This looks delicious. Raw mango & baby corn must be a very tasty combination. Love to dig into this. Will try it soon. Thanks for the nice recipe.

Unknown said...

i love baby corn n raw mango...such n good combination! yumm

AJ said...

Delicious salad!! Love the combination!!

Puja said...

Wow, that is sooooooo delicious looking and what a great color it has :)



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CurryLeaf said...

Love the salad. I am yet to visit the bakery. I have just passed thru V V Puram but am yet to stop at the bkry. Will surely do that

Sree said...

wooow...i love ur blog.....i m from bangalore n a foodie...found all my fav food on ur blog....good work n i instantly became a fan of ur blog.....thank u for all ur recipes....tc sri

p.s-the babycorn salad was my fav in vv puram...food street..:)))

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