Corn Sambar for Kids
by Tarla Dalal
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Corn Sambar, grated sweet corn tempered with cumin and seasoned mildly with sambar powder.
An innovative variant of sambhar, this Corn Sambhar is very different from the traditional recipe but very attractive to children. Since grated sweet corn cooks faster than other veggies and dal usually used in the traditional version, this Sweet Corn Sambhar for Kids is also quicker to prepare.
Onions and tomatoes greatly improve the flavour and texture of the Corn Sambhar, which tastes fabulous with steamed rice or vegetable idlis. If at all anything is leftover, you will love to have it with your meal too!
Sambar powder added in this Sweet Corn Sambar for Toddlers is in small quantities, but it truly adds that South Indian touch to the recipe. Make your own Sambar powder or buy it from a local store.
Your baby will gather small amounts of calcium, vitamin A, magnesium, phosphorus, phosphorus and some B vitamins with this nourishing bowl. Learn how to make Corn Sambar at Home.
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- To make corn sambar for kids, heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the tomatoes, sweet corn, sambar powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally in between.
- Add 1 cup of water, mix well and again cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally in between.
- Serve the corn sambar for kids lukewarm with vegetable idlis.
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Corn sambar for kids | sweet corn sambar for toddlers| how to make corn sambar at home is a sweet and tangy flavoured which can be enjoyed by kids 10 to 12 months onwards.
Its smooth texture makes it easily acceptable by most babies and toddlers.
Begin with a small quantity since it’s a new flavor and gradually increase the quantity.
Always serve a new food in the morning, as babies are fresh and more acceptable to newer textures and taste.
Feed your baby only in upright position and not while running around in the house or playing.
Avoid using salt completely if advised by your pediatrician.
To make corn sambar for kids | sweet corn sambar for toddlers | how to make corn sambar at home | corn sambhar , choose for fresh and juicy corn cob. Look for corn whose husks are fresh and green and not dried out. The kernels should be plump and tightly arranged in rows. You can test for the juiciness of the corn by taking your fingernail and pressing on a kernel. The sweet corn kernels that is fresh will exude a white milky substance.
Grate the sweet corn using a grater. Grated sweet corn will be nice and juicy. Keep aside.
Next for the tempering of the Corn Sambhar for Kids, heat ½ tsp of ghee in a deep non-stick pan. Allow the ghee to heat well.
Add cumin seeds to the hot oil. Cumin seeds aid in digestion. Allow the cumin seeds to crackle.
Then add a pinch of asafoetida.
Add finely chopped onions with it. Some babies don’t like the texture and flavor of chopped onions. In that case you can avoid it.
Sauté the onions on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
Then add finely chopped tomatoes. They give slight tang to the Sweet Corn Sambar for Kids. This gets balanced with the sweetness of corn.
Add sweet corn to it.
Also add a pinch of sambar powder to it. You can also add sambar powder if you wish to. Ensure to add only a pinch as excess would make it unpalatable for tiny tots.
Add salt to taste if advised by your pediatrician. This is optional. For babies below 1 year salt can be avoided and for kids above 1 year, minimum quantity of salt can be added.
Mix all the ingredients very well using a flat ladle. Cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep stirring it occasionally.
Add 1 cup of water to adjust the consistency of Corn Sambar.
Mix well with a ladle and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Remember to stir it in between so that the sambar doesn’t stick to the pan.
Cool the Corn Sambar slightly. Serve the Sweet Corn Sambar with Vegetable Idli for Babies and Toddlers lukewarm.
If your baby loves Corn Sambar, also try other recipes for babies and toddlers like Bulgur Wheat and Vegetable Khichdi for Babies and Toddlers, Ragi Uttapa for Babies and Toddlers and Banana Jowar Sheera for Babies and Toddlers.
Aside from Corn Sambar for Kids, also try other recipes which can be served with it like Ragi Uttapa for Babies and Toddlers. Check the detailed recipe of Ragi Uttapa for Babies and Toddlers.
Ingrdients for Ragi Uttapa For Babies and Toddlers
1/2 cup ragi (nachni / red millet) flour
2 tbsp curd (dahi) , preferably made from cow’s milk
2 tbsp grated carrot
2 tbsp grated cabbage
a pinch of chilli powder
restricted quantity of salt
2 1/2 tsp oil for greasing and cooking Method for ragi uttapa for babies and toddlers
To make ragi uttapa for babies and toddlers , combine the curds and 4 tbsp of water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
Combine the ragi flour, carrot, cabbage, chilli powder, curd-water mixture and salt and mix well.
Heat a non-stick mini uttapa pan and grease it lightly using ¼ tsp of oil.
Pour a spoonful of the batter into each of the 7 moulds and cook all the uttapas using 1 tsp of oil, till they turn golden brown in colour from both the sides.
Repeat step 3 and 4 to make 4 more mini uttapas in 1 more batch.
Serve the ragi uttapa for babies and toddlers immediately.
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