Methi Paneer Matar Malai

Methi Paneer Matar Malai is a rich dish made from freshly chopped fenugreek leaves (methi leaves) , green peas, cream and indian spices.serve methi paneer matar malai with naan or parathas or phulka or tandoori roti’s.it also goes well with plain boiled rice or jeera rice.

Ingredients :

  • Chopped fenugreek leaves ( methi) – 2 cups
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Green chillies – 2 to 3
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Onion -2 medium size
  • Tomatoes – 2 medium size
  • Paneer – 200 grams ( small cubes)
  • Fried Green peas – 1 cup
  • Garam masala – 1 tbsp
  • Cooking Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coariander powder – 1 tsp
  • Cashews nuts ( kaju ) – 2 tbsp
  • Poppy seeds ( khus-khus ) – 2 tsp
  • Water as needed

Directions :

  • Add onion,tomatoes,green chillies ,cumin seeds, poppy seeds, cashews nuts in a grinder and ground into a paste .
  • Wash the methi leaves, chop them and add salt. Keep them aside.(you can boiled also )
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add ginger garlic paste and cook for a minute .
  • Now add the puree and saute till the traces of oil are seen on top .
  • Add the spices ,turmeric powder,red chilli powder , coariander powder ,garam masala and salt.let it cook for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Now add fenugreek leaves ,paneer and fried green peas .
  • Mix everything well .
  • Finally add cream and let it cook for 10 mins .
  • Add water if needed .
  • Methi matar malai is ready .served hot !.

Note –

  • If you don’t want to add paneer you can skip this .
  • If you want to kept it dry you can skip water and serve it .

Published by Shrutika Shrivastava

Hey i'm shrutika .I love to cook.I am a blogger living in jabalpur. This is a blog where I post photos of my exotic and multicusine recipes also some tips and tricks about cooking.

10 thoughts on “Methi Paneer Matar Malai

  1. Thanks for sharing.

    On Apr 4, 2019 12:37 PM, “Shrutikas’s food blog” wrote:

    > Shrutika Shrivastava posted: “Methi Matar Malai is a rich dish made from > freshly chopped fenugreek leaves (methi leaves) , green peas, cream and > indian spices.serve methi matar malai with naan or parathas or phulka or > tandoori roti’s.it also goes well with plain boiled rice or jeera r” >

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