Methi Mutter Malai


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A tasty combination of fenugreek leaves and green peas, enriched with cream, cashewnuts and poppy seeds.

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Serves 2 to 3.
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1 1/2 cups chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup green peas
1/2 cup milk
3 tbsp fresh cream
a pinch of sugar
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

To be ground into a paste
1 onion
1 green chilli
12 mm. (1/2") piece ginger (adrak)
1 clove of garlic (lehsun)
2 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju)
2 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)

  1. Wash the fenugreek leaves, add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and leave aside for 10 minutes. Then, squeze out the water.
  2. In a glass bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of oil with the cumin seeds and fenugreek leaves and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  3. In another glass bowl, combine the green peas with 2 tablespoons of water nad microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.
  4. In a glass bowl, add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil, the prepared paste and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the milk, cream, sugar, salt and the cooked fenugreek and peas and microwave on HIGH for another 2 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.
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