Restaurant Style Methi Matar Malai

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Methi Matar Malai is a restaurant style sabji made with rich gravy full of proteins fiber and vitamins
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: North Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury
Calories 190 kcal
Servings 4


  • 2 cup fenugreek leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

For the paste

  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 2 tbsp cashews broken
  • 1 inch ginger pieces
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds
  • 2 cinnamon small pieces
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 4 whole black Peppercorns Grind these paste ingredients with little water to make a smooth paste
  • 1 1/2 cup peas boiled
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp cream


  • Sprinkle salt on the methi leaves and keep aside for fifteen minutes.
  • Squeeze and discard the excess water from the methi leaves to remove the bitterness of the methi leaves.
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Sauté methi leaves in a medium flame for 2-3 minutes. Methi is cooked. Keep the methi leaves aside.
  • In this same pan add 1 tbsp oil. Add the prepared smooth paste.
  • Sauté for 1-2 minutes. Keep stirring continuously. Add the boiled peas. Mix it well and cook for 1-2 minutes .Add the sautéed fenugreek leaves, sugar, salt, milk and finally 2 tbsp cream
  • Mix well. Add approximately 2 tbsp water. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir occasionally in between.
  • Thick gravy will be formed. Off the flame. Your restaurant style Methi Matar Malai is ready to serve.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 373mg | Potassium: 213mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 532IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 4mg

Nita Bhatia
Nita Bhatia

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