Monday, 17 November 2014


Methi Matar Malai


Fresh Fenugreek/Methi                - 2 cups
Fresh Green Peas                        - 1 cup
Full Cream /Malai                         - 2 tblspoon
Onion                                            - 1 medium chopped
Garlic                                            - 5-6 cloves finely chopped
Ginger                                           - 1/2 inch grated
Green Chillies                               - 1 tblspoon finely chopped
Cumin Seeds                                - 1/2 tspoon
Asafetida                                      - a pinch
Turmeric powder                          - 1/2 tspoon
Coriander powder                        - 1 tspoon
Garam Masala                             - 1/2 tspoon
Amchoor Powder                         - 1/2 tspoon
Mustard Oil                                  - 1 tblspoon


Wash and finely chop the Methi, keep it aside in a bowl.
Heat mustard oil in a heavy bottom iron Kadhai or Pan.
When oil is warm put cumin and asafetida into it.
once cumin start to splutter add chilli, garlic and ginger. roast them untill golden brown, now add the onion.
Once added the onion cook it until onion is translucent.
Now add the dry spices, turmeric, coriander, amchoor, garam masala and mix well with onion mix.
After 1 minute of mixing, add the green peas. Mix it well again for 5 minutes.
Now add methi into the pan and mix well.
Now cover it with the lid and cook it untill the water methi leaves is gone and peas are cooked.
Once peas are cooked turn off the flame.
Now add the Malai into the pan and mix well.
Your Methi Matar Malai is ready to eat for your Lunch or Dinner. Serve it with Daal and Paratha of your choice.

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