Methi matar malai
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Author roji99 Yield No Value
Published Sep 5, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Methi matar malai

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Green Peas (boiled) 1 Cup
Cream Or Malai 1/2 Cup
Methi Leaves (chopped) 1 Bunch
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Asafoetida 1 Pinch
Ghee Or Butter 3 Teaspoons
Salt To Taste
Cloves 2-3 Numbers
Cardamom 1-2 Numbers
Cinnamon 1/2 Stricks
Onion 1 Large
Curds 1 Teaspoons
Sugar 1 Teaspoons
Cashew Nuts 1 1/2 Teaspoons
Khuskhus (poppy Seeds) 1 Teaspoons
Green Chillies 2-3 Numbers
Ginger 1/2 Piece


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

Posted Sep 5, 2007

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Jan 3, 2014
im trying

Jan 3, 2014
im trying

vasanthi Mar 9, 2010
in this recipe, u have added khus-khus, but i live in dubai, i do not get khus-khus, since it is banned in dubai, we r not allowed to get them. kindly let me know the substitute for khus-khus. thanks

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