Extracting Corn Kernels from Corn cobs

Extracting Corn Kernels from Corn cobs

Hi fellas,

Today, we will see how to cook and extract corn kernels from corn cobs easily. There are so many ways to do that and this is one of the easy methods where you would just need stove and water. Using microwave also, we can do that. But, I always use this method.

There are so many recipes (in most cuisines) that would call for corn kernels. I use corn kernels very often. Whenever I am cooking something that is not so tasty but healthy, I would add loads of corn kernels so that slight bitterness/the dish’s actual taste would be bit suppressed by those kernels. Mainly  when we cook greens like  Fenugreek leaves (Methi leaves (or) vendhaya Keerai), Drumstick leaves (Murungai keerai), I would never fail to add corn kernels.. 🙂 🙂

Earlier, I used to buy frozen/fresh kernels from the super markets. Recently,  I have determined to prepare those products at home which are possible to be prepared at home with least effort rather than buying from the store (like Ginger-garlic paste, coconut powder/milk, corn kernels, tamarind paste, pickles, dosa batter etc). This would save us from quite a few hazardous preservatives and save our money too. Long story short, I have started cooking and extracting corn kernels from raw corn cobs.

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Extracting Corn Kernels from Corn cobs – Easy Method

Spicy Corn Masala Gravy - HomeMakingDelight

Corn Kernels extraction from Corn Cobs – HomeMakingDelight

What you would need:

1) A vessel where cut corn cobs can be fit in

2) Water – as needed

3) Corn cobs

How to prepare:

1) Open up the corn cobs and remove the outer cover and the silk.

Cooking Corn cobs - Extracting Corn Kernels from the Corn cob - HomeMakingDelight

Cooking Corn cobs – Extracting Corn Kernels from Corn cobs – HomeMakingDelight

2) You can cut the cobs into two or three so that you can easily fit them in you vessel. If your vessel is large enough, then you can just like that drop them in.

3) Fill in water so that the cobs are well-immersed in water.

Cooking Corn cobs - Extracting Corn Kernels from the Corn cob - HomeMakingDelight

Cooking Corn cobs – Extracting Corn Kernels from the Corn cob – HomeMakingDelight

4) Boil the water. Keep the lid on the vessel to speed up the boiling.

5) It would take 8-10 minutes for the cobs to be cooked well.

6) Once boiled, you can see the color change in the  cobs.

Cooking Corn cobs - Extracting Corn Kernels from the Corn cob - HomeMakingDelight

Cooking Corn cobs – Extracting Corn Kernels from the Corn cob – HomeMakingDelight

7) Take a knife and place it on top side of the cob. Let the knife be set hard and deep. Now, cut the kernels in a single swift motion of the knife from top to bottom. you would have extracted a row of corn kernels from the cob. Repeat the process.

Spicy Corn Masala Gravy - HomeMakingDelight

Corn kernels from Corn Cob – HomeMakingDelight

Tit-Bits:

1) If you are just going to use corn cobs, then you can cut into small pieces for faster cooking. If you need kernels, then let the cob be long so that you can easily extract them using the knife.

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