Methi Matar Malai is a delicious North Indian curry made with fenugreek leaves, peas and cream.
This recipe combines methi, matar (green peas) and malai (cream) in a rich, sweet and seriously creamy curry! The methi leaves have a slightly bitter taste and so they pair beautifully with sweet green peas and fresh cream in this recipe.It is also very good for people suffering from Diabetes as it slows down the rate of sugar absorption into blood. The curry has a slight sweet taste as it uses lots of cream and milk. But the bitterness from methi balances the sweetness well.
Methi is the main vegetable of this recipe and can be slightly bitter in taste. It is paired with flavor-filled and aromatic spices that are sauteed along with cashews, onion, and ginger. The sweet green peas along with the cream make up for the sweet part of this dish.
Methi has benefits for lowering blood sugar levels, boosting testosterone, and increasing milk production in breastfeeding mothers. Fenugreek may also reduce cholesterol levels, lower inflammation, and help with appetite control.