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Butter corn pasta

Easy to make pasta without any pasta sauce
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dinner, tiffin,
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: Pasta recipe
Servings: 1
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 1 cup pasta I used penne
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 tsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp spring onion whites you can use normal onion too
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¼ cup sweet corn kernels
  • ¼ cup pasta cooked water
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • ¼ cup grated cheese
  • Few spring onion greens
  • 1 tsp lime juice


  • Pressure cook the corn.
  • Place a wide bowl on a damp cloth.
  • Inside the bowl, fold a tissue and keep it.
  • Place the corn and cut the kernels. This is an easy way to take out the corn kernels.
  • You can use frozen corn too.
  • In a pan add water and add salt and 1 tsp olive oil.
  • When it starts boiling add the pasta.
  • Let this boil till it cooks al dente
  • Reserve ¼ cup water and drain the excess water.
  • In a pan add butter and 2 tsp olive oil.
  • Add the chopped garlic and chopped spring onion whites.
  • Saute till the garlic turns slightly golden color.
  • Now add in the sweet corn kernels.
  • Saute this for 2 minutes and add little salt.
  • Now add the pepper powder and red chili flakes.
  • Mix well and add the reserved pasta water.
  • Mix well and let this cook for a minute.
  • Now add in the cooked pasta.
  • Now add the spring onion greens and lemon juice. You can also add few basil leaves too instead of spring onion greens.
  • Mix well and add the cheese. You can add parmesan cheese if you use it.
  • Mix well.
  • Butter corn pasta is ready.
  • Serve hot.



1.Adding Spring onion whites and greens is optional.
2. You can use frozen corn for making this butter corn pasta.