I can’t believe that there is about thirty six hours left for me to join my blogger friends for the IFBM at Bangalore. For me it’s quite a new experience as for two whole days I would take a break from being a home maker to a working delegate even for a short time. I have a list of to do at the event and wish to learn a lot from the experienced bloggers and culinary maestros. In personal front it’s an acid test for my husband to be on the other side of the table where he’s the one who has to take care of the child and the home. Knowing him I think he’d take off with my son outdoors so that the home remains intact as much as possible. He’s already got invites from his friends to spend weekends with them and he’d use them to the hilt. Anyways, let me have a good time in the process ;-)
Sharing you the recipe of Corn Dip which I bake in Oven for few minutes and later serve it hot with tortilla chips. Though the pictures are not perfect as the power went off in between. So blame it on power cut off. This also is my 3rd Savoury Corn Baked dish for IFBM's as "An entry to the IFBM and Freedom Tree Baking Contest". Freedom Tree has given all the participants of IFBM to take up the challenge of baking a savoury dish with Fresh Corns. You can check my previous two posts by clicking on the link Savoury Corn Tartlets and Baked Corn-Cheese Spring Rolls.
1 1/2 cups Fresh Corns
1 tbsp. Butter
1 Onion, diced
1/4 cup diced Capsicum
2 Medium size Tomatoes, diced
1/4 Raw mangoes, (if you don't like the skin, just remove it off before cutting the mango)
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup Cream cheese block
3 sprigs of Mint leaves
1 tsp minced Garlic
1/4 tsp. black Pepper powder, freshly ground
1/4 cup Olives
1/4 tsp. Cayenne
Tortilla chips, for dipping
Salt for taste
Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add minced garlic, onion and diced capsicum. Sprinkle some salt, pepper powder and stir occasionally until wilted. Remove from heat and keep aside.
Preheat Oven to 180 Degrees Celsius. Take a big mixing bowl, mix the corn, olives, mint leaves, raw mangoes and mix thoroughly with a fork. Mix in the grated cheddar cheese and cream cheese block.
Pour the mixture into a baking dish and bake until golden brown, which takes about 10-15 minutes. Serve hot with tortilla chips and sit back to watch a movie :-)