Recipe

Corn Chaat on the Cob (Indian Elote)

Prep: 
20 mins
Cook: 
5 mins

Ingredients

Fresh Corn - 3-4 ears (snapped in half)

Yogurt - 1/2 cup

Lime Juice - 1/2 lime

Red Chili Powder - 1/4 tsp

Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp

Garlic Powder - 1/4 tsp

Chaat Masala - 2 tsp

Black Pepper - to taste

Salt - to taste

Cotija Cheese (Grated Mexican Style)

Cilantro - 1/2 cup chopped

Red Onion - 1/2 cup finely chopped

Tomato - 1/2 cup diced small

Jalapeño - 1 finely chopped

Sprinkle of red chili powder

Lime wedges

Skewers (short & thick skewers are best)

Tender sweet corn covered in chaat masala, yogurt & cotija cheese. This Indo-Mexican street food fusion combines the best of both worlds - corn chaat & elote. Our Indian corn on cob recipe is quick, easy to make, and shareable - perfect for parties or an after-school snack!

A derivative of an Indian street corn recipe, Corn Chaat on the cob is one of the best choices to make when you’re in the mood for a snack!

Below you will find our step-by-step instructions on how to make Sweet Corn Chaat on the Cob. Let’s get cooking!

Instructions

Yogurt

1) In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine yogurt, lime juice, red chili powder, cumin powder, garlic powder, chaat masala, black pepper, salt - mix well and set aside.

Corn

2) Add water to large pot and bring to a boil

3) Remove husk from the corn and snap each ear in half

4) Boil corn for 3-5 minutes until corn is tender.

5) Remove corn from water and skewer each piece (be careful, they will be hot)

PRO TIP: Try to find skewers that are short and thick. If only long skewers are available, you may want to consider cutting them in half for a better eating experience.

Assembly

6) Generously spread the yogurt mixture over the corn

7) Fill a plate with grated cotija cheese.

8) Holding the skewer, roll the yogurt covered corn in the plate of cheese so that it is completely covered.

9) Place corn skewers on a serving plate.

10) Sprinkle with chili powder, red onions, jalapenos, tomatoes, cilantro, and lemon.

Notes for vegan / dairy-free version of sweet corn chaat: use vegan yogurt and vegan feta.

Tender sweet corn covered in chaat masala, yogurt & cotija cheese. This Indo-Mexican street food fusion combines the best of both worlds - corn chaat & elote. Our Indian corn on cob recipe is quick, easy to make, and shareable - perfect for parties or an after-school snack!

A derivative of an Indian street corn recipe, Corn Chaat on the cob is one of the best choices to make when you’re in the mood for a snack!

Below you will find our step-by-step instructions on how to make Sweet Corn Chaat on the Cob. Let’s get cooking!

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