Makai Shorba Recipe

Makai Shorba is a healthy soup made with corn in a very traditional Indian style. Learn how to make/prepare Makai Shorba by following this easy recipe.
Makai Shorba Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 1.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • ¾ cup Sweet Corn
  • ¼ cup Onions, chopped
  • ½ cup Carrots, diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Powder
  • ½ tsp Coriander Seeds, crushed
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Peppercorns
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 Clove (Laung)
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 2 cups Water
  • Salt to taste

    For Garnishing
  • Few Corn Kernels, roasted
  • Few Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
How to make Makai Shorba:
  • In a non stick pan, heat oil. Add bay leaf, peppercorn, cinnamon stick and cloves to the heated oil. Sauté the mixture for a while.
  • Add chopped onions and garlic and sauté till the onions become pink.
  • Now, add carrots, cumin powder, turmeric powder and crushed coriander seeds. Mix well and cook for about 4 minutes.
  • Add sweet corns, salt and water. Cook over medium flame for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • When the corns are properly cooked, remove from the flame and keep it aside to cool.
  • Once cool, put the cooked corn mixture in a blender. Blend to make a fine puree.
  • Transfer the puree back into the heated pan and add milk to it. Simmer it for some time.
  • Garnish with corn kernels, chopped coriander and lemon juice.
  • The luscious Makai shorba is ready to be gorged upon!!