Methi Malai Matar - VegCraving

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Methi Malai Matar is a delicious low spicy curry, which is very quick to prepare and it can go with bread, poori, or naan.

Recipe

        Serving:                      4

        Cooking Time:           30-40 Mins

        Complexity:                Simple

        Taste:                          Mild Spicy

Ingredients

Item Quantity
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
Cloves 4 pieces
Black pepper 4 pieces
Salt 1 tablespoon
Vegetable oil 4 tablespoons
   

 

Preparation

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.

Cooking
  • Step 1

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.

  • Step 2

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.

  • Step 3

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.

  • Step 4

Add cream into the mixture and mix well. Let the mixture cook for 2 more mins.

  • Step 5

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.

Serving

Serve hot Methi Malai Matar Curry along with roti, naan, poori, or rice.
 

Methi Malai Matar is a delicious low spicy curry, which is very quick to prepare and it can go with bread, poori, or naan.

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