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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Methi Matar Gravy Recipe!

After my Guest Post for my dear blogger friend Lavanya of Tickle your Tastebuds and Make Life Delicious. Just posting for my readers. Also received a certificate of participation. Thanks Lavanya and this was Shortlisted recipe for the “From your kitchen contest: special Ingredient – “Green Peas / Matar” – Popular choice winner, on Top 5 by FoodFood on Facebook. I didnot win but I was happy to be on Top 5 and got about 25 likes. Thank you everyone.

Fresh Methi leaves/Fenugreek leaves - 1 cup
Mint leaves/Pudina - 1/2 cup
Frozen peas/Matar - 1 1/2 cups
Onion - 2 nos
Milk - 1 cup
Spieces - 2 nos each
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tablespoon
Butter/Ghee(Clarified Butter) - 1/2 tspn
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Garam masala - 1 tspn
Red chilli powder - 1 tspn
Kasoori Methi - 2 pinches.
Sugar - 1/2 tspn
Preparation Method
Wash and clean, pat dry methi leaves.
In a kadai, heat oil, add the spices saute for a minute.
Add onions and fry till transparant. Add ginger garlic little for later use.
Add methi leaves, pudina and fry. Off the stove. Allow it to cool.
Grind to fine paste.
Heat a kadai, add butter/ghee, add spices if you require and saute.
Add saved onons, ginger garlic paste and saute.
Add the grounded mixture. and boil it.
Add the peas and mix. Add garam masala, red chilli powder,
Add milk and boil. Add sugar.
Add kasoori methi.

Check with salt. Off the stove.

Serve with Hot Chapathis/Breads.

Notes - If you feel you will taste bitter, reduce the methi leaves. I love bitter sometimes:)


Shobha on June 28, 2012 at 8:28 PM said...

I love methi dishes..but have never tried this combo..

Priya Suresh on June 28, 2012 at 8:29 PM said...

Congrats Sara, have seen ur guest post at Lavanya's space.Wat a vibrant gravy.

hotpotcooking on June 28, 2012 at 8:32 PM said...

Bright color in gravy. Looks yum

Recipe World on June 28, 2012 at 10:25 PM said...

Never tasted it but it looks very colorful, healthy & yummy. will try it soon.. :)

- Sarika

meenab on June 28, 2012 at 11:24 PM said...

hey sara i saw this on lavanya's place and loved the green color
i have bookmarked it already to make it soon and goin to follow ur steps.

just love it
and congo for being in top 5

Unknown on June 28, 2012 at 11:41 PM said...

Looks colorful and appetising!!

Unknown on June 29, 2012 at 9:22 AM said...

very nice and green!

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Recipe world on June 29, 2012 at 12:09 PM said...

Very nice recipe dear..first time have a wonderful collection of recipes..happy to follow you :)


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Sangeetha Nambi on June 29, 2012 at 12:11 PM said...

Saras, love this "Go Green" recipe :P

Spice up the Curry on June 29, 2012 at 6:58 PM said...

wow interesting methi matar recipe. love that green color of curry. nice addition of mint in it.

Shri on June 30, 2012 at 9:51 AM said...

Sara that looks rich, green and inviting! :-)

turmericnspice on July 1, 2012 at 4:08 AM said...

i love the flavor of methi never tried this !! nice texture


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