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Street-Style Butta (India)

Experience the vibrant flavors of India with this Street-Style Butta recipe, perfect for a quick and delicious snack. You'll be transported to the bustling streets of Mumbai with every bite of this juicy, charred corn on the cob slathered in a tangy, spicy masala mix.

Tasty Team
May 05, 2023
Street-Style Butta (India)

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for 3 servings

  • 3 ears corn, shucked
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 lime, halved crosswise
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 208
  • Fat 8g
  • Carbs 35g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Protein 5g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Blanch the corn in a large pot of boiling water for 3 minutes. Remove the corn from the pot.
  2. Heat the ghee in a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add the corn and cook, turning occasionally, until nicely browned on all sides. Transfer to a serving plate.
  3. Squeeze the lime juice all over the corn.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, cumin, cayenne, garam masala, and salt. Sprinkle all over the corn.
  5. Enjoy!
Street-Style Butta (India)

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