Methi Malai Matar is a delicious low spicy curry, which is very quick to prepare and it can go with bread, poori, or naan.
|Kasoori methi||1/2 cup|
|Green peas||2 cups|
|Fresh cream||1/2 cup|
|Finely chopped onion||1/2 cup|
|Tomato puree||1 cup|
|Green chilies||2 pieces|
|Ginger-garlic paste||1 teaspoon|
|Coriander powder||1 teaspoon|
|Amchur powder||1/4 teaspoon|
|Turmeric powder||1/2 teaspoon|
|Red chili powder||1/2 teaspoon|
|Garam masala powder||1/2 teaspoon|
|Whole red chili||2 pieces|
|Cumin seeds||1/2 teaspoon|
|Green cardamom||2 pieces|
|Bay leaf||2 pieces|
|Black pepper||4 pieces|
|Vegetable oil||4 tablespoons|
Soak green peas in hot water for 5 minutes.
Soak Kasoori methi in hot water for 5 minutes. After 5 mins drain out water.
Make a fine paste of green chilies and ginger-garlic paste by mixing together and keep aside.
Add oil in a hot pan and wait until oil gets hot. Add cumin seeds and other whole spices and sauté a little bit and now add ginger-garlic paste and chopped onion. Sauté till onion turns to a golden brown.
Add turmeric powder, amchur powder, coriander powder, and salt. Sauté and mix with onion. Add tomato puree. Mix well and Sauté till water evaporates and oil separates out.
Add kasoori methi and green peas into the mixture and sauté for 1 min. Add 1/2 cup water and mix well.
Cover pan for 3-4 mins, and let mixture cook in low medium heat.
Add cream into the mixture and mix well. Let the mixture cook for 2 more mins.
Add garam masala and mix into the material of step 4 and cook a min. Turn off the heat and your Methi Malai Matar Curry is ready to serve.
ServingServe hot Methi Malai Matar Curry along with roti, naan, poori, or rice.