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Methi Matar Malai

Methi Matar Malai

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 40


Serves 4

  • Fresh methi greens 1 cups

  • Fresh green peas 1 1/2 cups

  • Onion-medium 1 nos

  • Garlic Cloves 4-5 nos

  • ginger 1/2 inch

  • Green Chili as per taste 1 nos

  • Cashews 1/4 cups

  • Ghee 1 tsp

  • Cumin 1/2 tsp

  • Green Cardamom 2 nos

  • Cinnamon 1/2 inch

  • Milk 1 cups

  • Water 1 cups

  • Oil 1 tbsp

  • Fresh Cream 1/2 cups

  • Salt as per taste 1/2 tsp

  • Sugar as per taste 1/4 tsp


  • 01

    In a bowl add green peas and also add 1 1/2 Cup of water. Also add little salt and haldi. Keep it on gas to be cooked, but not mushy. Switch of the gas and keep aside.

  • 02

     Clean and soak the methi leaves for some mins. Then rinse it properly and keep on a colander to dry. Then chop it and keep aside.

  • 03

    Heat ghee in a Kadai add Cumin, cardamom and cinnamon to it and let it infuse it's flavour in ghee. Then add chopped onion and fry for a min or two. Then add chopped ginger, garlic and green chili up to the raw smell goes. Then add cashew to it and saute again.

  • 04

    Let it cool down. Then make a smooth paste

  • 05

    In the same Kadai heat oil and add the above paste. Cook the paste up to oil separates. 

  • 06

    Now add chopped methi leaves and cook up to soft. Now add parboiled green peas to it. Then cook it up to oil separates. 

  • 07

    Then add milk and water and cook. Also add sugar and salt it. Taste the gravy and balance the seasoning. At last add fresh cream and switch off the gas.

  • 08

    Serve it with naan, roti or pulao..



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