Jain Food Recipes

Jain Vegetable Korma

Jain Vegetable Korma Recipe

By avni Published: March 25, 2014

  • Yield: 4 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 45 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 60 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Wet Masala Recipe: 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger 1 teaspoon garam masala 1 teaspoon red chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 cup freshly ground coconut or unsweetened dry coconut Water as needed Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend into fine paste. Add water if needed.
  2. Take a big broad based non stick pan. Add 2 tbsp ghee and let it heat up
  3. Add 1 big spoon wet masala in it and then add the tomato gravy
  4. Add 1 spoon dry punjabi masala (please see jain punjabi masala recipe for it)
  5. Add all the vegetables in it
  6. Add little sugar, salt as per taste
  7. Add little malai and heat it for a while. Sprinkle coriander on it and serve it hot with Roti/ Naan
  8. Shallow fry all the vegetables in oil for vegetable korma
  9. For Navratna Korma add Kaju Kishmish (fry it in oil), grapes, pinapple, apple (cut it into medium size) Hot Navratna Korma is ready!
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Jain Chole Chana

Jain Chole Chana Recipe

By avni Published: March 14, 2014

  • Yield: 6 bowls (6 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Ready In: 50 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Soak the Kabuli Chana overnight in warm water
  2. Mix the tea and anardana in a cloth bag and put it with the kabuli chana to soak
  3. After 3 to 4 hrs put another cloth bag which includes cloves, cardamon, mari and black kishmish
  4. Cook the chanas with the bags in the pressure cooker. Make sure they are cooked well
  5. The color of the chanas will change. Squeeze the spices bag and pour the sqeezed liquid into the chanas. Now you can throw the bags
  6. Put butter in a big non stick pan. Add tomatoes, jeera powder, red chilli powder into it and stir fry it
  7. Smash little amounnt of chanas with the pav bhaji smasher and add it to the tadka
  8. Add salt as per taste, sanchal powder and rest of the chanas
  9. Boil for 2 minutes and close the gas. Serve it with rice/roti/paratha/Naan
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Jain Moothiya

Jain Moothiya Recipe

By avni Published: February 21, 2014

  • Yield: 4 plates (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Ready In: 40 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients and make a thick (not liquid) batter
  2. Steam the batter for 15 mins
  3. Cool and cut into thin small slices
  4. Season them with 2 tbsp oil, 1/4 rai, 2 green chilli slit, 3 tbsp grated coconut (optional) and coriander
  5. Serve hot with green chutney or sauce
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Jain Patra

Jain Patra Recipe

By avni Published: February 21, 2014

  • Yield: 20 pieces approx (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 35 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients and make a semi liquid batter
  2. Steam for 15-20 mins
  3. Allow it to cool and cut it into thin slices
  4. Fry deep or season them with 1 tbsp oil, 1/4 tsp rai, 2-3 green chilli slit, 4 tbsp grated coconut and coriander
  5. Serve hot with chutney or sauce
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Jain Palak Paneer

Jain Palak Paneer Recipe

By avni Published: February 18, 2014

  • Yield: 2 bowls (2 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat little oil and cook the paneer for 2 mins
  2. Wash the palak and blench it for few seconds
  3. Grind the palak and green chilli and make a smooth paste (you could add some cashews if you want)
  4. Heat the ghee, add green pepper and cook for a minute, then add tomatoes, corn, salt and palak
  5. Add the garam masala and lastly the paneer
  6. Boil for 2 minutes
  7. Serve hot with cream on top (optional). Serve with roti or naan.
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Shahi Pulav

Shahi Pulav Recipe

By avni Published: February 18, 2014

  • Yield: 2 plates (2 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat the ghee in a non stick pan,
  2. Add Jeera, Green Chilli, curry leaves, garam masala, rice, salt, paneer, kaju, khismish and coriander
  3. Serve hot with raita
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Auto Draft

Auto Draft Recipe

By avni Published: February 10, 2014

  • Yield: 8 wadis (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 25 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients and make a dough of it
  2. Divide the dough into small balls
  3. Deep fry the balls and serve hot with chutney!
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Puri

Puri Recipe

By avni Published: February 7, 2014

  • Yield: 12 (2 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Knead the dough (not very soft) by mixing all the ingredients
  2. Take a thick vessel and heat the oil for frying
  3. Divide the dough into 10-12 equal small balls and roll small puri's
  4. Insert 2 puris into the hot oil and cook on both sides
  5. Remove and keep it on the absorbing paper and serve them hot with any bhaji
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Jain Methi Thepla

Jain Methi Thepla Recipe

By avni Published: February 7, 2014

  • Yield: 6 Theplas (1 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients
  2. knead into a soft dough using little water if needed.
  3. Divide the dough into equal balls (around 5-6 balls). Roll out each ball into a flat chapati using dry wheat flour.
  4. Heat a tawa and roast each thepla with oil from both sides till it turns golden brown. Roast rest of the theplas in same way.
  5. Serve hot or cold with curd or chutney or chundo (mango pickel)
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Jain Surti Undhiyu

Jain Surti Undhiyu Recipe

By avni Published: January 30, 2014

  • Yield: 4-6 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Ready In: 1 hr 15 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Cut the Papdi into 2 pieces vertically (2halves), boil the raw bananas and remove the skin of it and cut it into cubes
  2. Wash all the vegetables, methi bhaji coriander, finely chop them and grate the coconut. Apply salt to the methi bhaji and keep it aside for 5 mins. Squeeze all the water from it
  3. Mix coconut, green chilli ginger paste, coriander, salt, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp dhana jeera powder, 11/2 red chilli powder, 1 tbsp lemon juice to prepare the masala
  4. Add methi leaves, whole wheat , besan, 3tsp green chilli paste,21/2 tsp sugar, turmeric, chilli powder, soda and oil
  5. Take a thick bottom pan/ kadhai to deep fry the methi muthiyas. Once they are light brown in color remove them on an absorbent paper
  6. For coriander coconut masala, add coconut, coriander, dhana jeera, 2 tsp green chilli paste, ugar, lemon juice and salt
  7. Stuff half of the above masala in Tendli and raw banana
  8. Tthe other remaining half add in to papdi, toovar daana and keep it aside for 10 mins
  9. Heat the oil in the pressure cooker, add ajwain, hing, soda and then add stuff bananas, tendli and other vegetable into it with 2 cups of water and salt
  10. Cook for about 2 whistles
  11. Transfer the cooked vegetables into a big non sick pan and add muthiyas into it and stir and toss slowly
  12. Garnish with coriander and Serve it hot with rotis
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