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November 27, 2007

DELIGHTFUL 4 M's SUBZI

Before you all wonder what is it that I am talking about ,let me explain- 4 M's refers to MUSHROOMS, MUTTAR, METHI, MALAI and this delightful, delicious dish is made up of precisely these four! ,now I am not a great fan of peas (muttar) and used to avoid them like the plague as a child, but now tastebuds have changed and I do like them little more, not totally but little more...

Yesterday on a trip to the subziwala, I bought peas for the first time ever with Peas Pulao in mind, but somehow changed my mind, and Boy! am I glad that I did, this subzi is a feast even for hardcore non-vegetarians like me, I was completely bowled over by the flavors!

Ingredients-

  • Frozen tender peas(muttar)- 1/2 cup
  • Mushrooms- 1/2 cup, sliced
  • Fresh/Dry methi leaves (fenugreek)- 2 cups
  • Onion- 1 medium, grated
  • Readymade Tomato puree/paste- 4 tbsp
  • Readymade Ginger+Garlic paste- 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh malai/cream- 1/2 cup
  • Fresh ginger juliennes- 1 tbsp.
  • MDH Meat Masala- 1 tsp.
  • Green chilli- 1 sliced
  • Cumin- 1/2 tsp
  • Oil-1 tbsp.
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Method-

Heat oil , add cumin and grated onion, let brown add tomato puree, cook for 2 minutes.Tip in the rest of the ingredients ,except fresh cream, cook for another 5-10 minutes till mushrooms are done , add cream in the end, garnish with fresh coriander.

Another addition that would taste good in this is fresh paneer(cottage cheese) cubes.

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This delightful gravy is off to

Sra for her event-http://whenmysoupcamealive.blogspot.com/2007/11/announcing-grindless-gravies-event.html

and to Sunita for hers-http://sunitabhuyan.blogspot.com/2007/11/think-saffron-round-up-and-announcing.html

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14 comments :

Asha November 27, 2007 at 9:05 PM  

That looks like a Gourmet dish, great combination and ab color. I love peas though, specially in Pav Bhaji masala!:))

sra November 27, 2007 at 9:17 PM  

Thanks Bindiya, delightful indeed! 4 Ms is nice and compact!

sunita November 28, 2007 at 1:36 AM  

The subzi does look delightful indeed...thanks....probably you'll love peas a liitle bit more now :-)

Rina November 28, 2007 at 1:37 AM  

Lovly lookin sabzi. Unique too. Thx for sharing.

Mallika November 28, 2007 at 2:20 AM  

I love matar methi malai. The addition of mushroom is new to me. I must try it out.

Swaroopa November 28, 2007 at 7:14 AM  

i too hate peas but ur 4 M subzi is convincing me to give it a try...

RAKS KITCHEN November 28, 2007 at 7:20 AM  

Looks yummy Bindhya...and good that its a grindless gravy!!!

Pravs November 29, 2007 at 5:53 AM  

Subzi looks yummy. Love the color of the gravy. Ingredient combo of methi, mushroom and peas is new for me to try. Good one :)

Sandeepa November 30, 2007 at 1:49 AM  

4M sure beats 3M any day :D Love all the 4 so together they would be great indeed

Seema December 1, 2007 at 5:47 AM  

Looks so yum & got the perfect colour.. I feel i can smeel the dish here!! Mouth watering.. First stop at your blog, but will be here often :-)

sagari December 1, 2007 at 9:54 AM  

curry looks delecious bindya

Linda December 1, 2007 at 10:16 AM  

Half cup cream and mushrooms, goodness, I could love this even if you hadn't added the peas and methi! Looks delish, Bindiya :)

zlamushka December 2, 2007 at 6:24 PM  

I love this dish... Write it down on To-Cook-List for me and Tompa when we come over, please....

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