Matar Malai Curry


Ingredients (for 4-5 servings)

  • 2 cup Green peas (boiled)

  • 1 cup onion (finely chopped)

  • 1 cup tomato (finely chopped)

  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic (finely chopped or grated)

  • 3 tbsp ghee or oil

  • 1 cup fresh cream

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • salt to taste

  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder

  • ½ tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (chopped)



Method (How to make restaurant style matar malai at home)

  • Put refined oil or ghee in a pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté for few seconds, add chopped onion and sauté till light brown on low flame.

  • Add chopped garlic and ginger pieces into it.

  • When they turn pink in colour, add chopped tomato and coriander powder, cinnamon powder and turmeric powder in it and cook it for another 10 minutes.

  • Then add salte, red chilli powder and garam masala into it.

  • Then add milk and malai into it.

  • Cook for  4-5 min, add boiled green peas into it and cover the pan, cook for 10-15 min, or till done.

  • Matar malai is ready to serve garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with paratha or roti.