Methi Matar Malai Recipe

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How to Make Methi Matar Malai Recipe

The dish Methi matar malai is a north Indian style curry with a rich consistency and delicious taste. This delicacy is perfect to enjoy with fluffy naan and hot rice. The recipe is made with a number of nutritious ingredients like methi, matar, cashew, etc which not only supplies you with a premium taste but with also essential nutrients. This recipe might help you save a big sum as it tastes far better than restaurants curry. To help you with this recipe in detail we have mentioned its ingredients and instructions of the recipe below.


PREP TIME 15 Minutes
COOK TIME 25 Minutes
TOTAL TIME 40 Minutes


In this healthy recipe, methi matar malai we have used healthy ingredients and in addition most of the ingredients are easily available at home. Go through the ingredients list,and gather them before making the recipe. 


  • Ghee – 4 Tablespoon
  • Methi – 1 Cup (chopped)
  • Onion – 1 (sliced)
  • Hing – ½ Teaspoon
  • Cashew – 5-6 (whole)
  • Cumin seeds – 1 Teaspoon
  • Bay leaf – 2
  • Red chilly – 1 (whole)
  • Cardamom – 2 (whole)
  • Cinnamon – 1 
  • Clove – 2 (whole)
  • Green chilli – 4-5 (chopped)
  • Ginger garlic Paste – 1 Tablespoon
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Garam masala – ½ Tablespoon
  • Sugar – ½ Teaspoon
  • Green pea – 1 cup (boiled)
  • Fresh Cream – ¼ Cup


 In this authentic and rich-flavoured recipe, we have used Farmley Cashew and Conscious Food Cumin Seeds to give it a scrumptious taste.


By looking at the ingredients corner it’s quite evitable that the methi matar malai recipe is a heather one. All the veggies used are fresh while the other ones are organic. To help you more on the recipe’s nutrition quotient we have listed its nutritional value below. 

The nutrition value is based on 1 cup (188g) of Methi matar malai

  • Calories – 200
  • Total Fat – 14.7 g
  • Cholesterol – 20 mg
  • Sodium – 880 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates – 13.3 g
  • Protein – 6.7 g


As the recipe comes with a long list of ingredients, the cooking process might be confusing. Therefore to help you with the scenario we have mentioned the recipe’s instructions in detail, to help you make an appetizing bowl of methi matar malai.


  • Heat a pan, add a tablespoon of ghee to it and after the ghee melts, put a cup of chopped methi into the pan
  • Cook it by sauteing for about 5-6 minutes on a medium flame, and off the flame and keep it aside
  • Take another pan, and add chopped onion and cashew onto the pan. Saute both the ingredients for a couple of minutes and add ¼ cup of water to the pan, cover it and cook for 5-7 minutes and keep it aside.
  • In another pan, add ghee let it heat, and put cumin seeds, hing and saute it for a minute
  •  Add bay leaves, clove, cardamom, cinnamon, and red chilly and saute it for a 2-3 minutes
  • Put green chilly, ginger-garlic paste, and saute it for a minute
  • Add onion-cashew paste to the pan, saute it for a couple of minutes and cook until the paste begins to leave excess oil
  • Add water to the paste and mix it for a few seconds put salt, garam masala and sugar to it and mix well
  • Now add boiled green peas, and cook it until the gravy turns into a thick consistency
  • Lastly, add boiled methi and fresh cream and cook it for 2-3 minutes
  • Finally, the methi matar malai recipe is ready to be enjoyed
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