Methi Mutter Malai, Microwave Recipe


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What makes this recipe so popular is that it has a rich feel about it, but at the same time it is quick and easy to make using the microwave oven!

The gravy that hosts the green peas has the vibrant colour and dynamic flavour of methi leaves, made rich and luscious by the addition of cream.

A paste of cashew, poppy seeds and popular taste-enhancers ginger and onions, gives the gravy its intense taste and also contributes to the mouth-feel.

Enjoy this delicious Methi Mutter Malai with any Indian bread or rice dish of your choice. You may also like to try other convenient microwave recipes like the Mutter Pulao and Paneer Kalimirch .

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Methi Mutter Malai, Microwave Recipe recipe - How to make Methi Mutter Malai, Microwave Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 to 3 servings
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Ingredients
1 1/2 cups chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
2 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup green peas
1/2 cup milk
3 tbsp fresh cream
a pinch of sugar
salt to taste

To Be Blended Into A Smooth Paste
1/2 cup roughly chopped onions
1 1/2 tsp roughly chopped green chillies
1 tsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju)
2 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
Method
  1. Combine the fenugreek leaves, little salt in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Squeeze out all the water and keep aside.
  3. Combine 1 tablespoon of oil in a microwave safe bowl, add the cumin seeds and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the fenugreek leaves, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Keep aside.
  5. Combine the green peas with 2 tablespoons of water in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Keep aside (do not drain the water).
  6. Combine the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil and the prepared paste in a microwave safe bowl, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the milk, fresh cream, sugar, cooked fenugreek, green peas and a little salt, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.


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Methi Mutter Malai
5
 on 30 Nov 16 11:57 AM


I could not believe when I saw this recipe that it can be made in a microwave and that also so easily and quickly. Really great in taste with some hot butter naan.