Wondering what are Elotes? No worries, we are here to tell you. Elotes are Corn on the cob popular as Mexican street food. They are sweet, spicy, creamy, cheesy, juicy in short a burst of flavors all at one time.
We have twisted the flavors a little and gave it some Italian touch by using Parmesan cheese instead of traditional Cojita cheese and spicing it up even more with the Peri-Peri spice mix.
You can have a Mexican street food experience right in the comfort of your home, so follow the recipe.
Total Time: 30-45 mins
Yield: 4 Elotes
Butter, 2-3 cubes
Corn on the cob, peeled, husked and washed, 4
Sour cream, 200 gms
Veg Mayo, 50 gms
Lemon, cut in wedges or halves
Parmesan cheese, grated
Peri-Peri Spice mix
Cilantro, finely chopped
Boil water in a wok and add butter to it. When butter is immersed in water add Corn on the cob. Cover and cook for 15-20 mins till corn is golden and cooked. Turn the corns in between if necessary.
Cool the corns down so that they are easy to handle. Pierce them with Sattey sticks or chopsticks.
Prepare a sour cream mixture by mixing veg mayo and sour cream, this time you can check for salt.
Rub Lemon juice all over the corn, Now apply the cream mixture on the cobs.
Generously sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and peri peri spice mix.
Garnish with Cilantro and serve with extra lemon wedges and Peri-Peri on the side.
If you don't like boiled corns you can repeat the recipe with roasted corns.
You may also use traditional Cojita cheese for Parmesan.
Hope you enjoy this super yummy corn recipe with your loved ones.
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