Last Updated on April 18, 2022 by Chef Mireille
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Bhutte Ka Kees is a delicious Indian Savory Corn Pudding from the Indian city of Indore. This traditional Street Corn Recipe is one of the most popular Indian Street Food Recipes.
Made with fresh corn, spices and coconut – it is the perfect combination of flavors and one of the best corn recipes when it is in season.
When you get bored of Elotes (Mexican style) and your family says “again?” – here is another delicious Street Corn you can have them try instead!
Madhya Pradesh has been nicknamed the Heart Of India, due to it’s central location. The state is located right in the middle of India. How about trying this delicious street food that represents The Heart Of India!
Happy Passover to all those who celebrate it! While Ashkinazi Jews won’t consume corn during Passover, Sephardic Jewish Law does not prohibit it. Try adding this delicious Indian side dish to your Passover meal for a change!!!
Google has really transformed our lives in so many ways – that it is now a verb. Think about it – when someone asks you a question and you don’t know the answer, what’s the first thing that comes to mind – “I’ll just google it.” Thanks to Google, the world has gotten smaller and we can learn about recipes from around the world. Whether it is by watching you tube videos and seeing this Bhutte Ka Kees – Savory Corn Pudding being prepared on the streets of Indore and researching different recipes for different dishes.
This comes from Malwa cuisine. Malwa is the volcanic upland areas of western Madhya Pradesh and southeastern Rajasthan. The distinct Malwa cuisine is influenced by Maharashtrian, Gujarati and Rajasthani cuisine. The people of this area are mostly vegetarians and eat many grains, particular to the area like tapu. Due to the dry climate of the region, their diet mostly consists of grains and legumes.
This is one of the most popular street food items in Indore, the largest city in Madhya Pradesh.
HOW TO MAKE SAVORY CORN PUDDING
This makes a delicious summer snack, when corn is in season!
Bhutte Ka Kees – Savory Corn Pudding
- 4 corn cobs grated
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons coconut freshly grated (or frozen grated coconut, defrosted)
- 3 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons ghee
- 2 green chiles finely chopped
- 1 inch piece of ginger grated
- a pinch of asoefetida
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
- 1/4 teaspoon red chile pepper cayenne pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons dessicated coconut
- Grate the corn into a bowl, reserving all the liquid and the corn.
- Heat ghee. Add asoefetida, cumin seed, mustard seed.
- After they start to splutter, add chiles, ginger, turmeric, cayenne, salt, and corn. Cook for about 2 minutes.
- Add milk and sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
- Add lemon juice, cilantro and freshly grated coconut. Cook for 2 more minutes.
- To serve, garnish with cilantro and dessicated coconut.
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Love that you chosed the famous savoury corn pudding from Madhya Pradesh. Very delicious.
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this looks very tempting..you are amazing, considering you would have not known bhutta means corn…so your research time was longer than ours…in awe
beautiful Mir!!! yes google is the one we use for search and for translations and it has been used so many times for this month's BM!! And this savory corn pudding is looking perfect!!
beautifully done ,ir..and it is a Khees day!..all of us rock with the same dish:)
What a colorful dish. The vibrant yellow with the cilantro green looks lovely. It is hard to believe how much we have come to depend upon the web in 2 short decades.
Delicious Butte ka kees.. looks great with desiccated coconut
For this BM, google has helped me a lot. Your bhutte ka khees has turned out so creamy and it is so inviting..
Butte ka kees looks so creamy and healthy…
nice luscious bhutte ke khees
Mir, you get top marks for this dish, for pictures and for making it so beautifully!..great job.
thanks – this was one of the few that got redone for better photos
Mir, your version looks so tempting. I think I shall make it sometime this week. Your post is the final nudge I need to make this 🙂
Yummy, yummy khees and all your recipes are tempting me to try this real soon.
Yum I love your pics.Its so deliciously done Mir love your dedication dear.
What would we do without the translator! Same pinch. Even I made this kees but followed a different recipe, although both our recipes are quite similar. I did not use coconut as I did not want to lose the flavor of corn. Nice pick for the state
Oh yea! What would we do without Google!!! And this kees looks so nice Mir. Am bookmarking so many recipes and God knows when I am going to try them all out!
I had bookmarked it, then made Indori Poha for MP ! but there is an abundance of corn now so will try this ! thanks for the reminder 🙂
Beautifully made Mir. I love the way you cook all kinds of cuisines but I am partial to these kinds of Indian recipes. I am I biased maybe. ?
Bhutte ka kees is really a very tasty street food of Indore.. I tried it too. .. such a healthy option for a snack.
yes it is so delicious as well as being healthy
This is a very new recipe for me. It looks creamy and delicious.
It is so delicious – You should give it a try!