Makai Bharta Recipe

Makai Bharta Recipe

Cuisine: Gujarati

Makai Bharta Recipe: Makai Bharta is a Punjabi dish made with mashed roasted corn kernels, flavored with spices and herbs. It’s a flavorful accompaniment to roti or rice.


  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 1 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 kg fresh corns

  • 1 tsp red chilli powder

  • 2 tblsp oil

  • 3 medium tomatoes

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder

  • 3 medium onions

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

  • 6 – 7 green chillies

  • salt to taste

  • coriander leaves cut for garnish


  • Boil the whole corn,
  • Take off the niblets and grind it coarsely in a blender. • Take off and finely cut the onions.
  • Wash and cut the tomatoes.
  • Wash and cut the green chillies.
  • Heat up oil in a kadhai,
  • Mix in cumin seeds and stir fry till they crackle. • Mix in cut onions and stir fry till light brown.
  • Mix in cut green chillies and stir fry for 1/2 minute.
  • Mix in red chilli powder, turmeric powder,
  • Add coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt.
  • Stir fry for few seconds and mix in cut tomatoes.
  • When tomatoes are cooked mix in corn, salt and little water.
  • Stir fry for another 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve hot decorated with cut coriander.

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