Friday, October 29, 2010

Methi Mutter Malai


Methi leaves : 2 cups - Washed, Plucked & Chopped
Green Peas : 1 cup
Jeera : 1 tsp
Cloves : 2
Green Cardamom : 2
Milk : 1/2 cup
Cream : 3 tbsp
Coriander Powder : 1 tsp
Sugar : 1 tsp
Oil : 2 tbsp
Salt : To Taste

To Be Ground In A Paste :

Onion : 2
Green Chilli : 2
Cashew Nuts : 10 - Soaked in warm water for 20 minutes
Ginger : 1/2 inch piece
Garlic : 3-4 Cloves
Khus Khus : 2 tsp


Take Methi in a bowl. Mix in 1 tsp salt and leave aside for 10 min. Then squeeze out the water.

Boil the green peas. Drain and keep aside.

Heat 2 tsp oil in a wok. Add jeera and let it splutter. Then add the methi in it and stir well. Cook for 2-3 minute. Remove from the wok and keep aside.

Heat 2tbsp oil in the wok. Add the cloves and green cardamom. Let it crackle. Now add the onion paste in it. Stir it well. Fry till the oil leaves the sides. Now add the salt, sugar and coriander powder. Stir well. Now put the methi and the green peas. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Now add the milk and the cream and a little water.

Cover and cook for another 5-7 minutes or till the methi is cooked. Serve Hot.

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