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Methi Matar Malai

- submitted by Dahlia on 09-17-2008 


Ingredients 
Green Peas - 1 cup
Fenugreek leaves (Methi) - 1 bunch
Cream - 1/2 cup
Tomato - 1 (pureed)
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp (optional)
Milk - if needed for gravy
Butter - 1 tblsp
Salt - to taste
 
To grind
Onion - 1
Green Chilly - 1
Cashew nuts/ Almonds - 1 tblsp
Poppy seeds(khus khus) - 1 tblsp (optional)
Curd - 1 tblsp
Ginger - 1/2 " piece
Cinnamon - 1/2 " stick
Cloves - 3
Cardomon - 1
Method
1. Roast all the ingredients under "to grind" except curd. Make a paste of it with the curd and keep aside.
2. Remove the methi leaves, discard the stem. Soak it in hot water for 5 minutes and drain it well.
3. Heat butter in a pan, add the cumin seeds.
4. Add the chilly powder, turmeric powder, ground paste and the tomato puree and let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
5. Add the green peas (matar), fenugreek leaves(methi) and malai (cream).
6. Add milk as needed to get the desired gravy consistency.
7. Boil for 5 minutes until the gravy thickens and the ingredients are cooked.
8. Garnish with some fresh cream and serve with any roti varieties.
 
Healthy Tip
      - A low fat version of the same recipe can be made by using fat free half and half or evaporated milk instead of cream.


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Comments (4)

Person manogna   (July 16, 2014)
nice reciepe.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 17, 2014)
Thank you.
Person raji ramakrishnan   (April 25, 2012)
we are relishing this with garma garam rotis. \

thank you.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 26, 2012)
good good..

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