Servings: 4

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 13

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 25 Minutes

Ready In: 40 Minutes


  • 1 cup fresh cream/malai
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 coriander leaves, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped fresh fenugreek leaves/methi
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsp ghee or oil
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 1 medium size onion, chopped
  • 1 cup boiled green peas/ matar
  • salt to taste
  • ¼ or ½ cup water
  • ½ cup cashewnuts


  1. add all the ingredients to make the paste in a blender
  2. grind without adding water
  3. if need arises, add some little water while grinding.heat ghee or oil in a pan or kadai.add the ground paste and fry the paste 6-7 minutes till it starts giving a fragrant aroma.keep on stirring in between to avoid the paste from sticking to the pan.add a little water if it sticks to the pan.add chopped fenugreek leaves and ¼ cup water or more.mix well and simmer for 10 minutes.add the boiled peas and cream.simmer for 5-6 minutes on a low flame.add the sugar and salt and mix well.garnish with coriander leaves and serve methi matar malai hot with naan, parathas or phulkas.

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