Methi Mutter Malai Recipe / Methi Matar Malai

Methi Mutter Malai Recipe Methi Mutter Malai Recipe is very tasty and different in taste. Methi leaves and green peas cooked in fresh cream with Indian Spices. Methi matar malai is a rich in creamy taste and healthy side dish with paratha or roti or naan.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3
  • Skill Level: Easy


  • Chopped Methi Leaves – 11/2 cup
  • Green Pea (boil) – 1 cup
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Cashew Nut/Kaju – 10-14 nos.
  • Ghee – 3 tbsp
  • Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Garlic – 3 nos.
  • Onion – 1 nos.
  • Ginger – 1 inch pieces
  • Sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Fresh Cream – 3/4 cup
  • Green Chili – 2 nos.


  • In a grinder, add onion, ginger, garlic, green chili and cashews, make a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Heat the 1 cup of water, add methi and mutter, boil it till it gets soft.
  • In a grinder, add cooked methi and mutter, make a coarse paste and keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee-oil together in a small cooker, add onion paste.
  • Fry for 5 min or till turns little golden brown.
  • If the oil leaves the sides, add the grind methi mutter mixture, salt and sugar, mix well.
  • Add little water and fresh cream, mix well.
  • When it starts boiling, close the cooker and wait for 2 whistles.
  • Serve hot methi mutter malai with naan/paratha/roti.
METHI MUTTER MALAI RECIPE was last modified: March 21st, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes