Delicious Methi Matar Malai Handi Pakistani Food Recipe

Hello everyone! Today I will share a dish “Methi Matar Malai” which is delicious. Handi recipe with you.

It is Famous in North India but is now eaten on Pakistani streetside Dhabas, highway roads hotels, and restaurants. Firstly I am sharing some incredible benefits of Methi means Fenugreek.

Methi is green veggies and you know greenly is good for health, eye vision, and many other health benefits.

Benefits Of MethiMethi matar malai recipe

  • Methi reduces cholesterol level
  • It helps to balance blood lipid level
  • It helps to reduce heart problems and heart diseases
  • It gives lustrous and long hairs
  • Fenugreek leaves are helpful for breastfeeding mothers
  • Protect from Kidneys problems
  • Helps curb fever

Today, I am introducing a very tasty recipe related to Methi (Fenugreek leaves) and also added green peas with a creamy texture. Try this recipe and share it with your friends.

And enjoy yourself with your family.

How To Make Methi Matar Malai Handi Recipe With Step-By-Step Instructions

Delicious Methi Matar Malai Handi Pakistani Food Recipe

Not everyone loves Methi but I rarely find anyone who doesn't like Methi Matar Malai. Thick, rich, and creamy, this gravy is one of my most favorite. Perfect for those special occasions when you want to indulge in something good.
Course Appetizer, Dinner Recipes, Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Pakistani
Keyword Methi Matat Malai Handi
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 3 people
Author shabo


Ingredients For Methi Matar Malai:

  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 2 cups Fresh Fenugreek Methi
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Boiled frozen Peas

Ingredients for Base Gravy:

  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 4 Cloves
  • 2 Green Cardamom
  • 6 to 8 Black peppercorns
  • 6 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Onion (medium-size)
  • 2 Tomatoes (medium-size)
  • 18 to 20 Cashews
  • 1 Green Chili
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Ingredients For Finish Touch:

  • 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick (small-size)
  • 1 Star Raisin
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Green Cardamoms
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 12 tsp Cumin seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 5 tbsp Fresh Cream


  • Take a pan and add Ghee and heat it
  • Then add methi (wash properly and remove the thick stem and the methi cutting into small pieces), and saute for 2 minutes
  • Add salt into the Methi and stir continuously
  • After 3 to 4 minutes and then add frozen peas and cook for 4 to 5 minutes to tender the peas
  • The veggies are too tender and set aside the green veggies
  • Take another wok and add 2 tbsp of cooking oil, also add 1 tsp cumin seeds, 8 black peppercorns, 2 green cardamoms, 4 cloves, and 6 garlic
  • Saute the ingredients for a few seconds to give golden brown color and then add roughly cutting onions
  • Saute the onion until its translucent color (don't over-cook the onion)
  • Now add tomatoes, cashews, green chili, and salt and stir well
  • Add 1/2 cup of water and cover and cook for 4 to 6 minutes to soften the veggies
  • After 5 to 6 minutes, the veggies are completely soft and then turn off the flame and let it cool down
  • The veggies are cool then blend the veggies in the blender. The veggies puree is ready and set aside it
  • Now take a wok and add 2 tbsp of cooking oil and 2 bay leaves, 1-star raisin, small pieces of cinnamon stick, 2 green cardamoms, 1 tsp of cumin seeds, and saute 1 minute
  • Now add veggies puree and stir it
  • Add some water and mix it. Now add 1 pinch of turmeric powder, coriander powder, and cumin powder and cook it
  • Now add cooked Methi and peas to this mixture and mix well and add more water to the creamy texture (the thickness of gravy depending your mood. if you wanna thick or slightly thick)
  • Add salt to taste, garam masala powder, and sugar and stir it
  • In the end, add 5 tbsp of fresh cream and stir and cook for only 1 minute (Don't over-cook the cream because you can spoil the creamy taste)
  • The Delicious and tasty Shahi Methi Matar Malai recipe is ready to eat. Serves with roti, naan, and Tandoori Naan

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