Malai matar is a winter special curry recipe. It is very easy to make and very delicious. Uploaded by admin on 25-Jan-2021.
1+1/2 cups blanched fresh green peas (boil for 5 minutes in water with 1tsp alt and 1tsp sugar) 1 roughly chopped onion 2 roughly chopped tomatoes 4 garlic cloves 1 inch ginger 1-2 green chilis 1 bay leaf 1 cinnamon stick 1 tbsp cashews 1 tsp red chili powder ¼ tsp turmeric powder 1tsp coriander powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar Fresh coriander ¼ cup fresh malai / cream 2 tbsp oil
For gravy add onion, tomatoes, green chili, ginger, garlic, cinnamon stick, bay leaf, cashes in a pan. add ½ cup water. Allow to cook on low flame till all the ingredients get soft. Switch off the flame. Allow to cool. Take out cinnamon stick and bay leaf. Add cooked ingredients in a mixer jar, add water if needed, grind in a smooth paste. Mix red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder in a bowl, add 2 tbsp water and mix nicely. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, crackle cumin seeds, add soaked masala and cook for 1 minute. Add ground paste and cook for 3-4 minutes on low flame, add water to adjust the consistency. Cover and cook. Uncover and add malai and salt, sugar mix nicely. Add blanched green peas, cook for 3-4 minutes. Switch off the flame, garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with roti, chapati and paratha.
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