October 3, 2010

Sunday soup #3 -curry corn chowder

Scientists believe corn was develop in central Mexico over 7000 years ago. Maize or corn is the most widely grown crop in America. There are 3 major types of corn that are grown: Flint, which is Indian corn, used for popcorn; Dent, which is considered "field" corn , used for livestock; and Sweet, which you can eat on the cob, freeze or can.

Curry powder is more of a generic term for blend of different spices based on south Asian cuisine. Most blends of curry powder usually include coriander, tumeric, cumin, fenugreek, and red pepper.

1Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp butter
1 medium onion, diced
1 granny smith apple, diced & peeled
2 cloves garlic, minced
-saute all, then add:
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
2 Tbsp yellow curry powder
24 oz. corn
3 c broth
2 bay leaves
-simmer 20 monites
-serve with herb bread

1 comment:

Bobbi Lewin said...

This may very well be what I have for dinner tonight too! It's so much easier when you have someone to just tell you what to make. ha ha!