Methi Matar Malai | How to make Methi Matar Malai

By Rita Arora  |  20th Mar 2018  |  
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Methi Matar Malaiby Rita Arora
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

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About Methi Matar Malai Recipe

Methi Matar Malai is a popular North Indian dish. As the name suggest it is a creamy gravy made with Methi ( Fenu greek) and Matar ( Green Peas ). The dish is fragrant and very delicious, as it uses the fresh ground spices.

Methi Matar Malai

Ingredients to make Methi Matar Malai

  • 1 cup methi leaves ( Fenu greek leaves)
  • 1/2 cup fresh green peas
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 small onion roughly chopped
  • 1 green chilies
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • almonds ( soaked overnight or blanched)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 5-6 black pepper corn
  • 3-4 cloves
  • small 2 piece of cinnamon stick
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup cream

How to make Methi Matar Malai

  1. IN A GRINDER JAR ADD 1 TSP CUMIN SEEDS, 2 SMALL CINNEMON STICK, 6-7 PEPPER CORN, 3-4 CLOVES, AND GRIND IT INTO POWDER
  2. TRANSFER IN A BOWL, NOW ADD 6 ALMONDS, 1" GINGER,
  3. 1 SMALL ONION, 1 GREEN CHILLY, 2 TBSP WATER AND GRIND INTO PUREE. KEEP ASIDE.
  4. HEAT 1 TBSP OIL IN A PAN. ADD THE ONION, ALMOND PASTE AND SAUTE UNTIL THE PASTE LEAVES THE SIDES
  5. ADD 1 TSP OF THE FRESHLY GROUND SPICE POWDER AND MIX WELL. ADD 250 GM FENUGREEK LEAVES ( CHOPPED & WASHED)
  6. NOW STIR IN 1/2 CUP MILK TO THIS. COVER AND COOK FOR 3-4 MINUTES
  7. ADD SALT TO TASTE AND 1/2 CUP BOILED PEAS. MIX WELL
  8. ADD 1/2 CUP CHILLED CREAM, MIX WELL AND COOK FOR 1 MORE MINUTE AND PUT OFF THE FLAME
  9. ENJOY WITH ROTI, PARATHA OR NAAN

Reviews for Methi Matar Malai (1)

Anita Gupta6 months ago

How wonderful!
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