Jain Food Recipes

Guacamole

Guacamole Recipe

By avni Published: April 23, 2013

  • Yield: 1 big bowl (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place the scooped avocado pulp in the large bowl
  2. Smash the pulp with banana smasher
  3. Add salt, lemon juice, cumin powder, jalapeno and smash again
  4. Garnish with coriander and on top you could add tomatoes to it (optional)
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Hummus with Tahini

Hummus with Tahini Recipe

By avni Published: April 23, 2013

  • Yield: 1 big bowl (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Soak the chickpeas for 6 to 8 hours. Cook them well in the pressure cooker
  2. Make a smooth paste of it in the mixture (add water to it to make a fine paste)
  3. Add tahini, salt, lemo juice to it as per taste
  4. If you want you could add little olive oil in the paste (or make a shallow hole/well in the hummus and pour the olive oil in the center of the paste)
  5. Serve the hummus with warm or toasted pita bread.
  6. Hummus can stay refrigerated for 3 days or in the freezer for a month
  7. For spicy hummus you could add dried sliced red Kashmiri chilli
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Tahini

Tahini Recipe

By avni Published: July 3, 2012

  • Yield: 4 cups (8 Servings)
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 15 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Cook the sesame seeds in the thick bottom pan for about 15 mins on a medium flame or toast the seeds in the preheated oven for about 20 mins. Every 5 mins Toss the seeds with the spatula
  2. Grind the sesame seeds in the mixture adding little oil at first
  3. Add more oil and blend it again
  4. The consistency should be thick but pourable texture
  5. Store the tahini in an air tight container in the refrigerator. It will last for 3 months
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Falafel

Falafel Recipe

By avni Published: July 3, 2012

  • Yield: 20 balls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 11/2hr mins
  • Ready In: 26 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight in a bowl with water
  2. Pressure cook them and strain all the water
  3. Ignore the first two steps if you are using canned beans
  4. Mash the chickpeas in a food processor and mix all the other ingredients in it. It will form at tnick paste
  5. Make approx 20 balls out of the thick batter and deep fry it in hot oil
  6. As an appetizer serve hot with hummus and tahini. As a main course Stuff pita bread with falafel, lettuce, tomatoes, tahini, salt and pepper
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