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Quick Recipe Of Delicious Dhaba-Style Methi Malai Matar

Did you know how you can make lip-smacking methi malai matar at home? Follow the recipe.
Published -04 Feb 2022, 11:00 ISTUpdated -04 Feb 2022, 11:06 IST
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Madhuri's Kitchenrecipe of methi malai matar

Methi Malai Matar is one of the easiest and most healthy recipes to cook during winters. Methi or fenugreek leaves come with multiple health benefits. For example, it helps with the problem of indigestion, maintains the moisturisation level of the skin, ensures the health of kidneys and keeps cholesterol levels in check.

The recipe has the goodness of not only fresh methi but also has added benefits of fresh peas and cream. Its rich ingredients and delicious taste make it a perfect curry to have for lunch or dinner. You can also serve it to guests, and they will leave licking their fingers. Using the recipe, you can also feed fenugreek to kids.

How To Make Methi Malai Matar

1) Take a deep large bowl, like a kadhai or handi and keep it on high flame.

2) Once the handi is hot, add ghee to it and wait for it to melt and get hot.

3) Once the ghee is hot, add cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, bay leaf and green cardamom. Give it a stir.

4) Turn the heat to medium flame and add chopped onions. Give them a stir. 

5) When onions become translucent, add finely chopped green chillies and ginger-garlic paste. 

6) Keep the mixture on medium flame until the onions turn golden brown.

7) When the onions are brown, add asafoetida powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and cumin powder.

8) Add some water to the mixture to prevent the spices from burning.

9) When you see ghee separating from the mixture, it means the spices are cooked. 

10) Add tomato puree, stir the mixture, add salt to taste and stir again.

11) Let the mixture cook for another 2-3 minutes on medium flame until the ghee separates again.

12) Add fresh and washed green peas, hot water to adjust the consistency and let the mixture cook for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.

13) The green peas are soft, add fresh methi leaves, mix them in the gravy and allow the mixture to cook for about 10-12 minutes on medium flame.

14) Add crushed Kasuri methi and garam masala powder. Stir the mixture and leave it for a minute to cook.

15) Turn the heat low and add a generous amount of fresh cream.

16) Mix the cream and keep stirring for about a minute or two.

17) Turn off the flame and add freshly chopped coriander leaves. Give it a mix.

18) Serve methi malai matar hot with tandoori naan or roti.

Dhaba-style Methi Malai Matar Recipe Card

Try this delicious curry recipe during winters. It is creamy and sumptuous.

Total Time :
45 min
Preparation Time :
15 min
Cooking Time :
30 min
Servings :
5
Cooking Level :
Medium
Course:
Main Course
Calories:
250
Cuisine:
Italian
Author:
Krati Purwar

Ingredients

  • 2.5 Tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 Green Cardamom
  • 3 Medium Chopped Onions
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 2 Chopped Green Chillies
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1 Tablespoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1.5 Tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • 3 Tomatoes For Puree
  • 1.5 Cups Green Peas
  • Salt To Taste
  • 2 Cups Methi Leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Crushes Kasuri Methi
  • 3 Cups Fresh Cream
  • 1 Handful Chopped Coriander Leaves.

Instructions

Step 1
Heat the handi and add ghee to it.
Step 2
Add cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, green cardamom and bay leaf.
Step 3

onions

Add medium chopped onions.
Step 4
Add chopped green chillies and ginger-garlic paste. Stir and cook.
Step 5
Add cumin powder, turmeric powder, Kashmiri red chilli powder, asafoetida (hing) and coriander powder.
Step 6
Add a cup of water, mix and let it cook.
Step 7
Add tomato puree and salt to taste. Stir and leave it to cook.
Step 8
Add fresh peas and two cups of hot water. Let it cook.
Step 9
Add fresh methi or fenugreek leaves. Mix everything.
Step 10
Add kasuri methi and garam masala powder.
Step 11
Add fresh cream and freshly chopped coriander leaves.
Step 12

Methi Matar Malai

Serve it hot with tandoori roti or naan.
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