Zero Oil Malvani Chole | How to make Zero Oil Malvani Chole

By Pavithira Vijay  |  20th Jan 2016  |  
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    About Zero Oil Malvani Chole Recipe

    Chickpeas cooked in Malvani Style coconut based gravy with absolutely no oil.

    Zero Oil Malvani Chole is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Zero Oil Malvani Chole by Pavithira Vijay is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Zero Oil Malvani Chole is a dish which comes from Maharashtra cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 3 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Zero Oil Malvani Chole takes 15 minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Zero Oil Malvani Chole make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Zero Oil Malvani Chole will be the best option for you. The flavor of Zero Oil Malvani Chole is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Zero Oil Malvani Chole at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

    Zero Oil Malvani Chole

    Ingredients to make Zero Oil Malvani Chole

    • 250 gms chickpeas
    • 1/2 cup coconut Milk
    • salt as needed
    • tamarind (amla size) (or 4 - 5 kokum petals
    • 1 onion
    • 1/2 cup fresh Grated coconut
    • 6 - 7 Dry red chillis
    • 1 tbsp Kashmiri red chilli Powder (for color)
    • 1 tbsp coriander Seeds
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1/2 tsp Black pepper corn
    • 1 inch piece ginger
    • 4 - 5 garlic Cloves

    How to make Zero Oil Malvani Chole

    1. Soak the chickpeas overnight, and then pressure cook them for 2 - 3 whistles until they are soft.
    2. Grind together the last 9 ingredients in the list to a smooth paste adding little water.
    3. Cook this paste for 10 minutes, with stirring in between, until raw smell fades.
    4. Add the coconut milk and the tamarind extract and mix well.
    5. When the gravy comes to a boil, add the boiled chickpeas, adjust salt and water, close and cook for 10 minutes on low - med flame.
    6. Turn off stove.

    My Tip:

    I have used both coconut and coconut milk. As fresh coconut gives a nice taste and the coconut milk makes the gravy creamier. Feel free to add some boiled potatoes to the gravy along with the chickpeas.

    Reviews for Zero Oil Malvani Chole (2)

    Kusum Singh3 years ago

    Seems nice lwill try

    Yogita Khambe3 years ago


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