Methi Malai Matar

    Methi Malai Matar

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    About this recipe: Methi malai matar is a spicy and creamy curry made from peas ,fenugreek leaves,peas ,fresh milk cream and spices.It is usually served with naan or rice.I have always tasted this recipe in weddings and party's .

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    Ingredients

    • Ingredients: Fenugreek leaves -200 g Peas -1 cup Fresh milk cream-1 1/2 cup Ginger-1 small piece Garlic-6 cloves Onion-2 Tomato-3 Green chilly-4 For dry roasting Cinnamon stick-1 Cloves-4 Pepper corn-4 Bay leaf-2 Whole dried red chilly-2 Black cardamom-1 Split and washed black gram -2 tsp Almonds-6 to 8 Powdered spices: Turmeric powder-1 tsp Coriander powder-1 tsp Red chilly powder-1 tsp Salt to taste Garam masala -1 tsp For tempering: Mustard seeds-2 tsp Whole dried red chilly-1 Vegetable oil-2 tbsp

    Directions

    1. Clean and chop fenugreek leaves and blanch in salted and boiling water for 5 minutes.Drain water in colander
    2. Heat a Kadhai or skillet and add all spices for dry roasting..Dry roast
    3. Take roughly chopped ginger,garlic,onion,tomato and green chillies in a blender and add dry roasted spices.Make a smooth paste and add salt and other powdered spices,whisk again and keep aside. Heat oil in a kadhi,add mustard seeds,dried red chilly, saute and add our blended paste of spices and aromatics.
    4. Stir and add peas , let it cook for 5 minutes.
    5. Add blanched fenugreek(methi) leaves and 1 cup fresh milk cream and let it cook till peas becomes tender.Stir frequently and cook for 15 minutes on low flame.
    6. Add blanched fenugreek(methi) leaves and 1 cup fresh milk cream and let it cook till peas becomes tender.Stir frequently and cook for 15 minutes on low flame.
    7. Serve with naan,rice or chapati

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