'Sundal' stir fries are to South Indians what Shrimp was to Bubba in the movie Forrest Gump..We tend to make Sundal out of almost anything..peanuts, Fresh edamame, Fava beans...Anything that remotely resembles a bean or grain & the South Indian Eyes reflect a bowl of Sundal stirfried with shallots, Fresh chilies & a Sprig of curry leaves! —Panfusine
~ 2 cups
ears of corn on the cob
Finely diced shallots or the white part of scallions
Salt to taste
Juice of 1/2 a lemon
small green chillies cut into small pieces
In This Recipe
Boil the corn cobs in salted water adding turmeric to impart color.
Remove from the water, allow to cool & remove the kernels off from the cob.
heat oil in a skillet and add the mustard seeds, when they sputter, add the shallots, green chiles, torn curry leaves and asafetida. Saute till the shallots turn translucent.
Add the boiled corn, paprika & any extra salt as required, stir to combine. Lower heat, cover and simmer for about 5-7 minutes to allow the flavors to combine.
Transfer to a serving dish, drizzle with lemon juice & serve.