How to Boil Corn on the Cob?

Fresh corn is a seasonal crop that has been part of traditional diets in all countries for many years. It can be cooked in several ways, including grilling, roasting and boiling. No matter how it is cooked, corn is a summer favorite of people of all ages.

Corn is not only a delicious side dish, but also loaded with many important health benefits. It is also one of the three vegan-friendly grains following rice and wheat. In this post, we will show you how to boil corn on the cob.


  • Corn on the cob (5 pieces)
  • Water (2,5 liters)
  • Pressure cooker
  • Salt

How to Cook Corn on the Cob with step-by-step Instructions

1- First of all remove corn husks.

2- Then remove corn silk and remove the excess ends with no corn.

3- Place the corns in a pressure cooker. At this point you can break the corns in half if does not fit in.

4- After placing all the corns, pour enough water to cover all the corns.

5- Close the cover of pressure cooker and put it on the stove.

6- Bring to a boil over medium heat first. Then cook over low heat for about 1,5 hours.

7- When the time is over, remove the pressure cooker from the heat.

8- Wait for about 10 minutes before opening the lid for the pressure to disseapear. You can also put the pressure cooker under running water for relieving the pressure.

9- Now you can open the lid safely and transfer the boiled corns on the cob to a serving plate.

10- Finally you can season with salt and enjoy your boiled corns on the cob.

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