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Methi Malai Matar Recipe

Methi Malai Matar is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiled Green peas
  • 1/2 cup Cream or malai
  • 1 bunch Methi leaves chopped
  • 3 tbsp Ghee or Butter
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch asafetida
  • To powder together:
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 2-3 Cloves
  • 1/2 inch stick Cinnamon
  • To grind to a paste: 1 Onion
  • 1 tbsp Khus Khus (poppy seeds)
  • 1.5 tbsp Cashewnuts
  • 1 tbsp curds
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2-3 Green chillies
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • How to Make Methi Malai Matar:

    1. Soak methi in salted hot water for 5 minutes.
    2. Drain and wash well in colander under running water.
    3. Squeeze out as much water as possible. Keep aside.
    4. Beat malai till smooth. Keep aside.
    5. Heat ghee, add cumin seeds and asafoetida.
    6. Then add the ground paste and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
    7. Add the powdered spices. Stir, then add peas, methi leaves and malai.
    8. Finally, add all the other ingredients.
    9. Boil for 2-3 minutes or till gravy thickens.
    10. If gravy feels too watery, sprinkle some flour and stir.
    11. If it's too thick, add a few tbsps of milk.
    12. Serve piping hot with parathas and rotis.




     

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