Casserole of sauteed sweet corn kernels

Sauteed Sweet Corn Kernels

Sweet corn kernels sauteed with chilies and garlic makes a nice snack

Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 4-6 Curry Leaves opt
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ¾ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ½ small size Onion chopped
  • 5 Green Chillies chopped adjust to your taste
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Paste/Crushed
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt adjust to taste
  • 14.5 oz bag of frozen Sweet Corn Kernels
  • 4 tbsp Milk
  • Cilantro for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a pan, add curry leave, mustard seeds and cumin.   Let the seeds splutter.  

  2. Add onion and green chillies and saute.

  3. When onions are translucent, add garlic and mix well. 

  4. Throw in turmeric, salt and give a quick stir.  

  5. Add corn kernels,  milk and mix well.  Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or until corn is cooked.

  6. Remove the cover and cook until the liquid evaporates.

  7. Garnish with cilantro and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

  • I used frozen Birds Eye sweet corn and I prefer this band of frozen corn. Can use canned sweet corn as well.