Makai Shorba

Makai Shorba

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Soup

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

Sweet corn soup made in Indian style


  • Sweet corn kernels 4 to 5 tbsps
  • Oil ½ tbsp
  • Cumin seeds ½ tsp
  • Cloves 2
  • Cinammon ½ inch
  • Black peppercorns 2
  • Bay leaf 1
  • Garlic, minced 1 tsp
  • Medium carrot, chopped ½
  • Medium onion, chopped ¼
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped to garnish


  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, black peppercorns and bay leaf and saute till fragrant.
  • Add garlic and mix well. Add carrot, onion, turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix well.
  • Add sweet corn kernels and salt, mix and cook for 10 to 15 minutes. Take the pan off the heat and let it cool.
  • Put all the contents into a blender jar, add some cold water and blend into a smooth puree.
  • Transfer the puree back into the pan, add sufficient water to get the required consistency, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.