Preparation Time: 5 minutes. Cooking Time: 11 minutes. Serves 4. ½ cup sugar 2 tbsp butter ½ cup maize kernels (dry corn kernels) Salt to taste 1. Heat the butter and salt in a pressure cooker, add the dry corn kernels and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. 2. Cover the pressure cooker with a lid, but do not close it completely, cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes without a whistle. Keep aside. 3. Put the sugar in a deep non-stick pan, cook on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while tilting the pan occasionally. 4. Switch off the flame, add the prepared popcorn and mix well. 5. Place them on a big plate or thali and cool completely. 6. Separate them lightly with your fingers. Serve or store in an air-tight container. Use as required.