Methi Matar Malai Recipe

Methi Matar Malai is a popular Indian dish which is made in north India especially during winters when fresh methi /fenugreek is in season! This recipe combines methi, matar and malai in a rich, sweet and seriously creamy curry! Methi is a popular winter vegetable in India. 

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Ingredients for Methi Matar Malai Recipe

  • 250 gram Methi, washed and finely chopped
  • 100 gram Peas
  • 1/2 cup Hung yogurt
  • 1 No.s Tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • As required Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sugar
  • As required Ingredients for grinding
  • 1 No.s Onion Chopped
  • 2 No.s Green chillies
  • 2 No.s Garlic Cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger chopped
  • 6 No.s Almonds
  • 1 teaspoon Poppy seeds

Directions: Methi Matar Malai Recipe

  • STEP 1.In the small grinding jar of the add 1 small chopped onion, 1 inch ginger, 2 cloves garlic, 6 almonds, 1 tsp poppy seeds, 2 green chillies according to taste. Grind to make a smooth paste.
  • STEP 2.Into a pan add 1 tsp oil, ½ tsp cumin seeds and allow to crackle. Then add 250 gms chopped methi leaves, sprinkle salt and stir. In a few minutes the methi will wilt and soften .keep stirring. Cover and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Next add 100 gms of steamed peas. Turn off the heat and keep aside.
  • STEP 4.In another pan add 1 tbsp oil, add the ground paste and saute on low to medium heat for 3 to4 minutes till the raw smells go and the aromas of the fried masala come through.
  • STEP 5.Next add 1 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp garam masala powder, ½ tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp black pepper powder. Stir and mix well. Add puree of 1 tomato, ½ cup hung curd and mix well with the masala. Add a little salt and ¼ tsp sugar.
  • STEP 6.At this stage stir in the cooked methi and green peas and stir will to mix all the ingredients. Simmer for another 3 to 4 minutes so the flavours combine well.
Nutrition
value
415
calories per serving
8 g Fat28 g Protein52 g Carbs35 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    28g
  • Carbs
    52g
  • Fiber
    35g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    52g
  • Protein
    28g
  • Fiber
    35g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    1048mg
  • Iron
    26mg
  • Vitamin A
    25721mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    2mg
  • Vitamin B9
    375mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    272mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    436mg
  • Manganese
    8mg
  • Phosphorus
    375mg
  • Selenium
    30mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp