Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Methi Malai Mutter

1/2 big cup Boiled Green Peas.
1/4 cup freshcream or Malai.
1/2 bunch Methi (fenugreek) leaves.
2 tbsp. butter.
Salt to taste.
½ tsp. Cumin seeds.
1 pinch asafoetida.

Powder of:
1 cardamom.
2 to 3 cloves.
1/2" stick cinnamon.
Paste of:
1 onion.
1 tbsp. khaskhas
6-7 Cashew nuts.
1 tbsp. Curd.
1 tsp. Sugar.
2 to green chilies.
1/2" ginger.
Finely chop methi leaves & immerse them in salted hot water for 5 minutes.
Drain and wash well in a strainer under running water.
Press out well to remove as much water as possible. Keep aside.
Beat malai till smooth. Keep aside.
Heat Butter in a kadai & add cumin seeds and asafoetida.
Add grinded paste and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add powdered spices. Stir, and add peas, methi leaves and malai.
Add all other ingredients.
Boil till gravy thickens.
Serve hot with parathas, rotis, naans, etc.