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Indian Methi Matar Malai

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A delightful combination of Methi and Green Peas. This dish has nice rich creamy texture and is very aromatic with the use of fresh methi leaves. Very easy to prepare and make for guests who gives sudden visit!
Ingredients
  Methi 2 Cup (32 tbs), finely chopped
  Green peas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Tomato sauce 4 Teaspoon
  Oil 3 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Green chilies 3
  Garlic ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Heavy whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Remove leaves from methi, discard stems, wash methi leaves 2 to 3 times in cold water and chop finely.
Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, onions and cook till onions become translucent.
Add green chillies, turmeric powder, mix, ginger garlic paste, mix and cook for 1 mt.
Add coriander powder, cumin powder and cook for 2 mts.
Add tomato sauce, red chilli powder and again cook for 2 mts.
Add methi leaves, sprinkle some salt, mix, cover and cook for 5 mts.
Add Green Peas, mix, cover and cook for another 2 mts.
Add cream, mix, add garam masala, salt and sugar.
Serve hot with roti, paratha or naan!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Creamy
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Methi Leaves
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
4

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