In the kitchen, cornstarch can be used as a binder for puddings or similar foods, or as a thickener for sauces, stews, and similar dishes.
It may be used in preparation such as custard, cakes, coating cutlets before frying.
Use it in cakes, cookies, pies, and a host of other sweet goods as well.
NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF CORN (per 100gm)
It is dry and warm, which is good for Kapha, according to Ayurveda. It has antioxidants, dietary fiber, B-complex and C vitamins, as well as manganese and phosphorus.