Friday, October 17, 2014

Methi matar malai | Fenugreek leaves and peas creamy curry


Hi dear friends
Sharing with you a delightful preparation. do try this yummy side dish.
I always make it following my co sisters recipe here and it never fails me . Always get compliments that it is better than restaurants! Here goes the recipe without much ado..

Ingredients :
1 cup green peas
1 cup methi leaves
1tbsp curd
1 small pc ginger
2 garlic cloves
2-3 green chillies
8-10 cahsew nuts
1 tbsp poppy seeds (khuskhus)
2 onions
1 cup milk
salt to taste
1tsp black pepper pwd
1tsp red chilli pwd
1tsp garam masala
1tsp sugar
1cup fresh thick cream
2-3 tbsp ghee
1 bay leaf
1-2 cardomon pods
raisins and cashew nuts for garnishing

Method :
Boil water,add peas,after peas are done switch off the flame,add methi leaves and keep for 2 mins.Strain the water .Grind onions,cashew nuts,ginger,garlic,green chillies,curd, poppy seeds together to a paste.Heat ghee in kadhai,add bay leaves & cardomon,then ground paste  and keep stirring continuosly on medium flame till the oil leaves the kadhai.Add all the dry masalas,fry for few minutes.add milk and fresh cream.then lastly add boiled peas and methi.Mix well.Serve hot with garnished raisins and cashew nuts.



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14 comments:

  1. I remember I too have made something similar..good side dish..

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  2. I like white gravies better than tomato based ones. Very nice.

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  3. Thanks for sharing! A dish with methi in a restaurant never tastes like methi.

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  4. Great.. I love methi malai matar.

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  5. This looks very easy.I have starred it,shall make it when peas come.Thanx.

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  6. A delicious restaurant style dish which never fails. Perfectly made.

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  7. Fingerlicking gravy, just need some rotis to clean that bowl.

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  8. Good one. It has been a while since I made this.

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  9. Creamy and delicious looking curry.

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  10. what a thick and creamy dish...looks luscious

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  11. Rich and creamy. One of my fav dishes..

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  12. Hey,i made it today,it was yummy,thanks :)

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