Malvani Vatan and Malvani Masala are an important ingredients used in Malvan coast of Maharashtra. Without these two, Malvani food is incomplete!
- 4-5 Onions ( cut them into vertically thin slices)
- 14-15 garlic cloves
- 2 inch garlic -finely chopped
- 1 cup freshly grated coconut
- 1 cup dry coconut powder
- 7-8 red chillies
- 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
- Salt as per taste or 2 teaspoon
- 1-2 tablespoon Oil
Heat oil in kadai. Fry red chilles in it and grind them in a mixture and keep aside. Now In the same oil fry garlic and ginger till it turn brown. Then add chopped onions in it and fry till golden brown. Once onions become brown , add grated coconut, mix and stir. If mixture is too dry then you can add little oil. Now add dry coconut powder, mix and roast till the mixture turns brown in color and little crispy. Turn off gas and add salt . Now add red chillies powder to this mixture and mix well. Add chopped coriander to this mixture and grind this roasted mixture to get a fresh Vatan.
It can be preserved in refrigerator for 2 weeks and you can use this in every type of malvani veg & non-veg dishes.d