- Preparation Time: 20 minutes
- Cooking Time:20 minutes
- Servings: 4 people
Methi Matar Malai is a North Indian dish, as the name of this dish says its made of methi, matar and malai (cream). It is very flavorful smooth creamy dish, today i am showing you a recipe with step by step pictures.
- Fresh methi 2 bunch
- Frozen green peas 1 cup
- Heavy cream 1 cup
- Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
- Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
- Onion diced 1 medium sized
- Cashew nut 1/2 cup
- Green chili paste 1 teaspoon
- Green cardamom 4-5
- Cinnamon sticks 1 inch
- Black pepper seeds 10-12
- Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
- Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
- Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
- Kasuri methi crushed 1 teaspoon
- Oil 2 tablespoon
1-Roughly chop methi leaves wash them and add to boiling water .
2-Allow to boil for 3-4 minutes.
3- Strain it and set aside.
4- Add diced onion and cashew nuts and boil for 5 to 8 minutes.
5- strain it and grind them by adding cardamom, cinnamon and black pepper to fine paste and set aside.
6- Heat the pan add oil.
7- Add cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.
8- Add ginger garlic paste.
9-Saute for few minutes.
10- Now add methi .
11-Saute for few minutes until its done.
12-Add fine paste of onion cashew nuts and spices.
13-Add turmeric powder and salt to taste and mix well.
14-Add green chili paste mix well, cook for few seconds.
15-Add cream mix well.
16-Add green peas and cook until they are done.
17- Add kasuri methi.
18-Cook for few minutes its ready serve hot with naan chapati.