Thursday, August 1, 2013

Methi Matar Malai

                                                                        Methi Matar Malai is a rich and creamy north Indian subzi(gravy).As the name says it is a curry with Methi leaves,green peas and cream.It goes well with all the Indian flat breads and pulao.It is a little different from the usual north Indian gravies(curries) which are tomato based and red in colour. Now let us look at the recipe....






You will Need
  • One Bunch of Methi Leaves
  • One cup Green peas
  • 100ml Fresh Cream
  • One tsp Garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil or Butter
  • One tsp Cumin Seeds


To Grind
  • Ten Cashews
  • One small onion
  • Small piece of Ginger
  • One Green Chili
  • One tsp Fennel seeds
  • Half a tsp Poppy seeds
  • Two pods of Garlic

How to

  • Boil the green peas with a little salt and keep aside.
  • Wash and soak the methi leaves in hot water for ten minutes.
  • Soak the cashews in hot water for ten minutes.
  • Heat Oil or Butter in a pan crackle cumin seeds.Add chopped onions and fry till it turns a little brown.In the meantime grind cashew nuts and other ingredients given under "to Grind" to a fine paste.
  • Add the ground paste to the cooked onions.Cook till the raw smell disappears.Add the washed and soaked methi leaves and the boiled peas and give it a good stir.
  • Add salt,garam masala powder and fresh cream cook for a minute.Add little milk if it is too thick and to get the correct consistency and switch off the stove.
Enjoy this rich and creamy gravy with any Indian Bread!!!!










4 comments:

RENU said...

super tasty

uma shankar said...

Tks Renu!

Shanthi said...

simply superb..

rani said...

i prepared this dish and came out well,and ofcourse very tasty.thanks