Jain Food Recipes

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



  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 Bhel Chutney

Jain Bhel Chutney Recipe

By avni Published: January 31, 2014

  • Yield: 1/2 cup (5 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins



  1. Mix all the ingredients and grind it in the mixture
  2. You can use the chutney while preparing bhel (or sev puri too)
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Jal Jeera

Jal Jeera Recipe

By avni Published: February 9, 2013

  • Yield: 4 glasses (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins



  1. Grind the coriander and mint leaves with water to form a smooth paste
  2. Crush the roasted jeera with black salt and amchur in a mortar with pestle
  3. Mix the paste and crushed masala together. Add lemon juice in it
  4. Put ice cubes in each glass and divide the concentrate equally
  5. Add soda on it and serve immediately, garnished with a slice of lemon.
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