Sunday, September 6, 2009

Methi Matar Malai & Award

  • 1 bunch Methi / Fenegreek Leaves (chopped)
  • 1 cup Green Peas (used frozen)
  • 1/2 cup Malai / Cream
  • 2-3 Tbsp Ghee/ butter
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 Cardamom (powder)
  • 2-3 Cloves (powder)
For Garvy / Masala / Paste
  • 1-2 tsp Cashew nuts
  • 1 Onion
  • 3-4 Green chilies
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger
  • 1 Tbsp Curd
  • 1 Tbsp Khus Khus (poppy seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
In boiling water add salt and methi for 5-6 minutes. Drain in the colander with running water and remove excess water.
Heat the pan with ghee/ butter add cumin seeds, let them splutter. Add the above made masala / paste and fry fro 3-4 minutes. (you can smell the nice aroma). Add cardamom powder, Cinnamon power, clove powder and cook fro 2 minutes. Add peas, methi leaves and malai and salt.Cook until everything is mixed well and gravy thickens.

Serve hot with Naan/ Roti.


  • If the gravy is become thin / bit watery then sprinkle some all purpose flour / maida. This will helps to thicken the gravy.
  • If the gravy is too thick then add milk .

I am really very happy to receive Honest Scrap Award From Padma. Thank you so much. Its really encouraging & Motivating.

I would like to pass this award to:


Parita said...

I love methi malai mutter!!! curry looks perfect! congratulations on your award and thanks for sharing the same with me :)

Preeti Kashyap said...

wow....i love methi matar malai and I just made it yesterday! Thanks so much for the awards!

Sushma Mallya said...

IT looks delicious jyoti...& congraz for the award and hope more come ur way....and thanks for thinking abt me as well....

Padma said...

They look so creamy and yummy... love this combo... delicious :)

Nithya said...

Wow methi malai looks too good. I love it :)

Shanthi Krishnakumar said...

Methi looks too good and thank you for the award.

Shanthi Krishnakumar said...

methi malai looks so good and nice to know about you.

Priya Suresh said...

I love methi much, curry looks simply delicious Jyoti, thanks for leaving ur encouraging words...U have a beautiful space dear..

Pavithra Elangovan said...

Congrats dear.. Dish looks good and nice combo all time fav.

Shri said...

Only made the Sanjeev Kapoor's Methi malai..Ready made!Yours' looks delicious!

Arti agarwal said...

I love this recipie and cook in the same way.You can make it in microwave also

Jyoti V said...

I think everyone like this methi...:)
Thank you parita,preeti,sushma,padma, nitya , shanti, priya, pavitra, shri , arti for your lovely comments.

Jyoti V said...

Thant nice to know that this recipe can be cooked in microwave Arti.
Next time sure i will try !!

Sum said...

Thanks for the award, Jyothi!

Recipeswap said...

Congrats on the award.Perfect MMM!

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