Methi Mutter Malai Recipe / Methi Matar Malai

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