Methi Matar Malai is a rich and creamy curry made using fresh fenugreek leaves or methi and peas. Try this restaurant style recipe at the comfort of your home. Here is how to make methi matar malai recipe.
Heat water in a pan and when it comes to a boil, add methi leaves and peas and cook for 2 minutes.
Boil onion, ginger and garlic in water for 5 minutes.
Drain the water and add the boiled onion, ginger and garlic in a blender.
Blend with cashew nuts, tomato and green chillies to make a smooth paste.
Add cardamom and cinnamon and fry for a few seconds.
Add the onion and cashew nut paste to the pan and fry for 3- 4 minutes.
Now add salt, red chilli powder, garam masala, and khoya.
Add 1 cup water and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add the cooked methi and peas in the pan and cook fro 2-3 minutes.
Now add fresh cream and sugar and cook for a minute.
You can replace peas with corn or boiled aloo or potatoes.
Reduce the water and make a dry version of methi matar malai.