Sweetcorn fried rice


                                         Sweetcorn fried rice 

Why is sweetcorn chosen to be the best snack option by moms all over the world? Apart from being a delicious addition to any meal, the nutritional values draw their attention. 

Sweetcorn is a great source of minerals and vitamins. It is rich in vitamins B1, B5, and C. Its high fiber content helps in preventing digestive ailments like constipation and hemorrhoids including colorectal cancer. 

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So, how about preparing Sweetcorn fried rice to healthily satisfy your cravings?

Ingredients list: 

  1. Soaked basmati rice – 1 glass( soak for 45mins)
  2. sweetcorn – 1/2 glass
  3. onion – 1 medium 
  4. Cinnamon – 1/2 inch
  5. Green chilies – 2
  6. Cloves- 2
  7. Elaichi – 1
  8. Bay leaf -1
  9. Garam Masala 
  10. Salt 
  11. Tasting salt
  12. Red chili powder 
  13. Ginger garlic paste – 1tbsp 
  14. water – 1 1/2 glass

Preparation Steps: 

  1. Pressure cook basmati rice by adding 1 glass of rice, 1 and a half glass water, oil, and salt. Wait for 3 whistles from the pressure cooker. Keep this rice aside. 
  2. Take a Kadai and add oil to it. Now saute cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, and Elaichi in it. 
  3. Next add sweetcorn, onions, green chilli together and fry them till cooked well. 
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste to the fried ingredients and let it cook on medium flame till it loses its rawness. 
  5. Finally add cooked basmati rice, tasting salt, salt, garam masala, red chili powder, and mix it well. 
  6. Now let them cook for 10mins and tasty sweetcorn fried rice is ready to serve. 

                                Preparation time : 1hr 10mins

                               Serving quantity : 2-3 people 

                               Calories : 250-300calories 


Basmati rice or white rice? 

           Basmati rice in whole grain and brown version comparatively has high fibre and protein than white rice. So, can be considered a healthy option when taken in moderation. 

Is corn suitable for everyone? 

            People with a sensitive digestive system or IBS should avoid corn as it may cause stomach ache.

Is corn a healthy option? 

             Any corn which is not genetically modified contains good nutritional values. If it is genetically modified, it loses all the nutrients and minerals.

Can sweetcorn increase your blood sugar?

             Sweet corn comes under the low Glycemic index category and foods with a GI value of 70 or more spikes in blood sugar.


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