Methi Matar


Methi Matar Malai is a popular Indian dish which is made in north India especially during winters when fresh methi (fenugreek) is in season!

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–Oil or ghee –cumin seeds –green chilis –Ginger  –Garlic cloves –Green cardamom pods –Onion chopped –Cashews –Poppy seeds khus khus –Milk –Water –Methi fenugreek leaves –Salt  –Green peas  –Heavy cream –Garam masala


Heat oil in a pan on medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds and wait until they sizzle.

Add the green chilli, chopped ginger, garlic and green cardamom.

Then add the roughly chopped onion, cashews and poppy seeds (khus khus). Sauté for 2-3 minutes until the onions are soft and translucent.

Then remove the pan from heat and let it cool down a bit. Transfer the entire mixture to a blender and blend to a smooth paste.

To the same pan now add the remaining 1.5 teaspoon of oil.

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