Methi Matar Malai

Methi Matar Malai


  • Fresh methi greens 1 cups
  • Fresh green peas 1 1/2 cups
  • Onion-medium 1 nos
  • Garlic Cloves 4-5 nos
  • Ginger 1/2 inch
  • Green Chili as per taste 1 nos
  • Cashews 1/4 cups
  • Ghee 1 tsp
  • Cumin 1/2 tsp
  • Green Cardamom 2 nos
  • Cinnamon 1/2 inch
  • Milk 1 cups
  • Water 1 cups
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Fresh Cream 1/2 cups
  • Salt as per taste 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar as per taste 1/4 tsp


In a bowl add green peas and also add 1 1/2 Cup of water. Also add little salt and haldi. Keep it on gas to be cooked, but not mushy. Switch of the gas and keep aside.

 Clean and soak the methi leaves for some mins. Then rinse it properly and keep on a colander to dry. Then chop it and keep aside.

Heat ghee in a Kadai add Cumin, cardamom and cinnamon to it and let it infuse it's flavour in ghee. Then add chopped onion and fry for a min or two. Then add chopped ginger, garlic and green chili up to the raw smell goes. Then add cashew to it and saute again.

Let it cool down. Then make a smooth paste

In the same Kadai heat oil and add the above paste. Cook the paste up to oil separates. 

Now add chopped methi leaves and cook up to soft. Now add parboiled green peas to it. Then cook it up to oil separates. 

Then add milk and water and cook. Also add sugar and salt it. Taste the gravy and balance the seasoning. At last add fresh cream and switch off the gas.

Serve it with naan, roti or pulao..


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