Burnt Corn salad

Preparation time
5 mins
Cooking time
10 mins
2 people
Meal course
Posted on
250 gm
Sweet corn
100 gm
Baby corn
1 tblspn
1 no.
6 tspn
Olive oil
1 tspn
1 tblspn
Lemon juice
1 tspn
Red chilli powder
1 tspn
Oregano powder
1 cup
Burnt Corn salad

This is a simple salad recipe inspired by Mexican style of cooking. You can have it as a breakfast or a snack.Instead of having raw veggies with a dressing, this smoky salad will be an interesting treat.


  1. Chop one cup of baby corn lengthwise, onions and half the black olives.
  2. In a separate cup, add 1 tblspn of lemon juice,2 tspn of olive oil,1 tspn of salt,1 tspn of red chilli powder,1 tspn oregano powder and mix it well. You can also add a pinch of sugar.
  3. The above is the Salad dressing to be added finally.
  4.  In a pan, keep the flame high and add 1 tspn of olive oil. Add 250 g of sweet corn pellets,chopped onions and toss it quickly for around 5 min.
  5. It gets burn at the middle with a smoky flavour. Remove it.
  6. Add 2-3 spn of olive oil and add baby corns. Toss it for 5-6 min until done and turns slight brown. The thinner the pieces are, the faster it cooks.
  7. Add leeks in a cup of hot water till its softened.
  8. Add them all together along with olives and the salad dressing.

The nutritious salad is ready to be served warm.

  1. For variation, you can add capsicum,peas,carrot,spring onions too.
  2. You can avoid leeks and baby corn to make it simple.
  3. Oregano powder can be replaced with dried oregano or mixed herbs. That can also be avoided as a whole but the fragrance is a pleasant addition.

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