Bhutte Ka Kees /Grated Corn Chaat - Indore Special

Grated Corn Chaat

Bhutte Ka Kees is a Chaat recipe synonymous to the Indore city, which is the commercial capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Bhutte Ka Kees is a season dish prepared when fresh corn is available. 'Butte' means corn and Kees refers to the grated part. Authentically this corn kennels from the cob are grated and then proceeded with the recipe. But nowadays the corn in frozen way is available all through the year at all places. In this case, the corn kernels can be blended coarsely and then considered in the recipe. These grated corn is tempered with mustard seeds and spiced with green chilies. To retain the moisture in the corn after tempering, chopped onions are used here though this also adds taste to the whole dish. Grated coconut is garnished in Bhutte Ka Kees, which adds mildly sweet taste with the herby flavor of chopped coriander leaves topped over the nutritional corn dish.
Indore city can also be called as Chaat city or food destination, which has a famous food junction called Chappan Dukan, which has 56 shops all selling the famous Chaats, savories, and Juices. One more street called Sarafa Bazar also famous for street food, which sells variety of street food. The tantalizing taste of the street food in Indore, makes an unforgettable experience. Since its a nutritional dish, the people of Indore and across the region prepare this dish for breakfast too. 
Presenting here's the recipe for famous Chaat of Indore, Bhutte Ka Kees.


1. Corn Cobs - 2 no.
2. Green Chilies - 4 no.
3. Onions - 1 no.
4. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
5. Grated Coconut - 2 tbsp.
6. Coriander leaves - handful
7. Oil - 1 tbsp.
8. Salt to taste
Bhutte ka kees
Tempering the grated corn for corn chaat
Cooking Method:

1. Grate the corn kernels from the cob and keep aside. Chop the green chilies and onions too and keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. Once you hear the spluttering sound, add green chilies followed by chopped onions and let it remain for 3 to 4 minutes. Now add the grated corn to it adding salt.

3. Cook this on low flame until all the moisture is absorbed.

4. Garnish Bhutte Ka Kees with chopped fresh coriander leaves and grated coconut. Serve warm and relish this healthy dish with the name of Chaat.

chaat recipe, Bhutte ka kees recipe
Grated Corn Chaat

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