Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe

Sweet Corn Poriyal, a simple corn stir fry which is sauteed with coconut and basic masalas. It can also be eaten as a tea time snack.

Nithya Anantham
Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe
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Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe is a delicious combination of sweet corn and coconut. You can serve this recipe with meals or as a salad. This is a very easy recipe that you can pack for your lunch box too.

Serve Sweet Corn Poriyal along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for your everyday lunch. Serve a Pyaaz Curry Leaves Chaas after your meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Poriyal Recipes which you can make along with your meals:

  1. Radish Greens Poriyal Recipe
  2. Chow Chow and Beans Poriyal Recipe
  3. Beans Muttai Poriyal Recipe

Cuisine: Tamil Nadu
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

15 M


3 Servings


  • 300 grams Sweet corn , steamed
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
  • 1 Dry Red Chilli
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • 3 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , roughly chopped
  • Asafoetida (hing) , A pinch
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 2 teaspoons Oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe

  1. To begin making the Sweet Corn Poriyal Recipe, firstly pressure cook the sweet corn with some salt till they become soft and tender. Take them out of the cooker and keep them aside. 

  2. Add coconut, coriander leaves, green chilli in a mixer grinder and grind it. Keep it aside. 

  3. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add chana dal, mustard seeds and let it cook for about 10 seconds. After 10 seconds add in the asafoetida, dry red chilli and curry leaves.

  4. After 30 seconds, add in the steamed corn and mix. Cook for 2 minutes and then add the coconut paste. Mix well and serve hot.

  5. Serve Sweet Corn Poriyal along with Mixed Vegetable Sambar and Steamed Rice for your everyday lunch. Serve a Pyaaz Curry Leaves Chaas after your meal.