This stir fry tastes good without garam masala and onions. However, onions, garlic and garam masala are optional.
Baby corns - 20
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Urad dhal - 1 tsp.
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp.
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp.
Sambhar powder - 1 tablespoon
Coriander powder - 1 tsp.
Salt - as per taste
Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tsp.
Slit the ears lengthwise, with a knife, without damaging the corns inside. Remove the silk thoroughly.
Wash and chop baby corns to 1/2" round pieces. Boil them in water alongwith salt and turmeric powder. When done, drain the water completely.
Heat oil in a pan, temper with urad dhal and when they turn golden brown, add the jeera (cumin seeds), sambhar powder and coriander powder. Give a quick saute without burning and immediately add the boiled baby corns. Saute well till all the ingredients mix well uniformly. Add the coriander leaves, and give a saute. Serve hot with phulkas and pooris.
This also goes well with South Indian thali.