Methi Mutter Malai

Methi Mutter Malai

5/5 stars  100% LIKED IT    2 REVIEWS ALL GOOD

Added to 230 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 124379 times

A tasty combination of fenugreek leaves and green peas which is highly filled with iron. This is a good way of adding fenugreek to the diet of those who are fussy about eating green leafy vegetables.

Add your private note

Methi Mutter Malai recipe - How to make Methi Mutter Malai

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Serves 6.
Show me for servings


2 1/4 cups chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 onion, chopped
2 large tomatoes
3/4 cup boiled green peas
3/4 cup milk
a pinch of sugar
3 tbsp oil
salt to taste

To be ground into a paste
1 onion
4 green chillies
25 mm. (1") piece of ginger (adrak)
3 cloves of garlic (lehsun)
2 tbsp cashewnuts (kaju)
2 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)

For the dry masala

(to be roasted lightly and powdered)
2 small sticks cinnamon (dalchini)
4 cloves (laung / lavang)
2 cardamoms (elaichi)
4 black peppercorns (kalimirch)
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
    Main Procedure
  1. Wash the fenugreek leaves. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Wait for 15 minutes and then squeeze out the water.
  2. Put the tomato in hot water for 10 minutes. Remove and blend into a puree.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil, add the cumin seeds and fry until they crackle. Add the fenugreek and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove the fenugreek.
  4. Add the balance 1 tablespoon of oil and heat again. Add the onion and fry until golden.
  5. Add the paste and fry for 1 minute. Add the tomato puree and dry masala and fry again. Add the peas, fenugreek, milk, sugar, salt and a little water and cook for a few minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

RECIPE SOURCE : Home RemediesBuy this cookbook

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.


Methi Mutter Malai
 on 19 Aug 12 11:51 AM

Methi Mutter Malai
 on 31 Jan 12 10:17 AM

Wow!! says it all....excellent and superb
| Hide Replies
Foodie#409855    it is great recipe. But we have replaced milk with Soya milk. and it worked great. and more healthy
23 Jan 16 10:20 PM