Corn cooked with spices and simmered in milk makes for an unusual vegetarian dish. Bhutte ka Kees is a specialty from Indore, and a much loved street food. If you have a special liking for corn, then this one's for you.


  • 5 Medium Fresh corn cobs
  • 4 Tbsp Oil/ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp Asafoetida
  • 2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp Green chilli paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander , finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut , grated


  • 1.Grate four of the corn cobs and cut the other into tiny pieces.
  • 2.Heat the oil/ghee in a pan and add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and ginger paste.
  • 3.When ginger is a very light brown add the corn, chilli paste and salt.
  • 4.Add the milk slowly, stirring all the time, and bring to a boil.
  • 5.Simmer for a couple of minutes or till corn is cooked.
  • 6.Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves and grated coconut.