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Animal Kingdom’s Grilled Curry Corn on the Cob Copy Cat Recipe

Animal Kingdom's Grilled Curry Corn on the Cob

Hidden in Animal Kingdom is one of the best snacks in any Disney Park, and yes, it is corn on the cob. I know that corn on the cob doesn’t seem like a traditional theme park snack, but trust me when I say this corn will change your mind. You can find it over at Harambe Fruit Market, over by the entrance to the Kilimanjaro Safaris, and they fresh grill it throughout the day!

So, I will say this recipe includes a lot of spices and it might seem excessive, but trust me when I say that you need them. I found it easiest and cheapest to buy them at my local Indian Market. There are a few on the list that you might have some trouble finding in-store, so I will link the hard ones to get here, that way you can still make this even if you don’t have a store local to you.

Animal Kingdom's Grilled Curry Corn on the Cob

Animal Kingdom’s Copy Cat Grilled Curry Corn on the Cob

Bethany Vinton
This corn is a true masterpiece, the spices compliment the grilled corn perfectly, and now you don’t have to worry at five bucks for a single cob!
5 from 1 vote
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 4



  • 1/3 cup Coriander Seed
  • 1/4 tsp Whole Clove
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Seeds
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 1/8 cup Black Rice
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Kosher Salt
  • 4 Tbsp Curry Powder


  • 4 Ears Corn
  • 4 Tbsp Butter melted



  • In a dry skillet combine coriander, clove, cardamom, fenugreek, and black rice and toast over medium heat until dry fragrant. 
  • In a spice grinder, food processor, or blender, combine toasted spices, cumin, cinnamon, ground mustard, crushed red pepper flakes, and salt and blitz until finely ground. 
  • To make the curry powder combine 4 Tbsp Spice Mixture and 4 Tbsp Curry Powder. 


  • Grill corn until charred all over, about 10 minutes. Coat corn in melted butter and sprinkle with curry powder spice mixture. 
  • This recipe will make more of the spice mixture than you need, and it can be stored in an airtight container. 

This recipe makes more spice power than you will need. You can keep it in an airtight container in the pantry, and store it for up to 2 months!

What is your favorite snack from Animal Kingdom? Let me know in the comments and you might see me recreate it next!

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  • Jess
    February 4, 2022 at 5:22 pm

    5 stars
    So I added a little smoked paprika and a tablespoon of granulated sugar and I swear it’s just like being in Animal Kingdom, spot on recipe !!! Thank you!

    • Bethany Vinton
      February 4, 2022 at 6:48 pm

      Yay! I am so glad you liked it! It is the perfect way to bring a little Disney home!

  • Alec
    February 11, 2022 at 12:19 am

    Is this like actually black rice
    And if so is it any type of dry black rice

    • Bethany Vinton
      February 22, 2022 at 4:39 pm

      Yes, I used regular black rice, toasted it in the skillet, and then ground it up until it was a fine powder.