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Methi Matar Malai Recipe

Methi Matar Malai is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 7 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 3
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup -boiled Green peas
  • 1/2 cup -cream or malai
  • 1 bunch- Methi leaves chopped
  • 3 tbsp- Ghee or Butter
  • salt
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch -asafoetida
  • Powder together:
  • 1 -cardamom
  • 2-3- Cloves
  • 1/2 inch -stick Cinnamon
  • Grind to a paste:
  • 1- Onion
  • 1 tbsp-khuskhus (poppy seeds)
  • 1.5 tbsp-cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp- Curd
  • 1 tsp- Sugar
  • 2-3- Green chillies
  • 1/2 inch- Ginger
  • How to Make Methi Matar Malai:

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




     

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