Jain Food Recipes

Chettinad Curry

Chettinad Curry Recipe

By avni Published: May 5, 2013

  • Yield: 4 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil and roast all the ingredients of the Chettinad Masala and keep aside
  2. Soak the Khus Khus and cashew nuts in hot water for 5 mins
  3. Drain all the water and grind all the roasted ingredients along with cashew and khus khus
  4. Take a vessel filled with water and boil it; add tomatoes in it for 20 seconds
  5. Remove the tomatoes skin and seeds inside and finely chop them
  6. Take another non-stick pan ad add the remaining oil in it
  7. Add curry leaves and cabbage, and cook for sometime
  8. Then add tomatoes, ground paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt
  9. Keep cooking until oil starts separating
  10. Mix well and add 1 cup of water, vegetables and milk
  11. Cover and let it simmer for 2 minutes
  12. Serve hot with steamed rice
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Chettinad Curry

Chettinad Curry Recipe

By avni Published: March 27, 2013

  • Yield: 6 bowls (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 40 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Soak cashew nuts and khus khus for about 10 mins in hot water and keep aside
  2. In a cooking pan add 1 tbsp of oil and add all the ingredients starting from cumin seeds for chettinad masala
  3. After roasting for 5-8mins on medium flame grind it in a mixture and add the drained cashew nuts and khus khus in it. Add 1/4 cup of water to make a fine paste. Keep the masala aside
  4. Take a big cooking pan and add 1 tbsp of oil
  5. Add curry leaves and cabbage in it and cook for about 5 mins on medium heat
  6. Add the whole tomato in the boiling water for about 30 secs. Remove the tomato skin and chop them finely
  7. Boil French beans, peas and cauliflower on the double boiler (it will take about 5 mins only)
  8. Add the tomatoes, chettinad masala paste, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.
  9. Let it cook for about 5 mins till you see the oil separating
  10. Put all the other boiled vegetables, 1 cup of water and milk
  11. Cover and allow it to cook for few minutes
  12. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with chappati or rice
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Dal Pinni

Dal Pinni Recipe

By avni Published: February 14, 2013

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

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Roast all the paste ingredients in oil and when cooled blend everything to form a smooth paste
  2. Soak the dals for 2 hours. Pressure cook it with adding 3 cups of water, turmeric, tomatoes, salt and green chilli paste
  3. Heat the pan and add oil in it. Sauté cabbage and spinach for 5 mins
  4. Add the cooked dal, ginger powder, sugar, prepared paste and 1/2 cup water and boil it
  5. Cook for 10 mins, add lemon juice and serve it hot
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Rava Idli

Rava Idli Recipe

By avni Published: February 9, 2013

  • Yield: 20 Idlis approx (2-3 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat Oil for seasoning
  2. Add mustard seeds and when they being popping add asafoetida, dry red chili, channa dal, urad dal and mix.
  3. Let it become light brown and add sooji in it and roast till it turns light brown
  4. Allow the sooji to cool down in another bowl for 10 minutes
  5. Prepare Idli steamer by pre-heating water to a boil.
  6. Grease the idli tray with little oil
  7. Add the curd, curry leaves, green chilies, cilantro, ginger and salt. Mix well until no lumps visible
  8. Add eno into it and mix well
  9. Pour the batter immediately
  10. Steam the batter for 15-20 minutes
  11. Serves it hot with chutney sambhar
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Rava Dosa

Rava Dosa Recipe

By avni Published: October 1, 2012

  • Yield: 18-20 (6 Servings)
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 45 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Mix all the ingredients except oil and jeep the batter for about 1 or 1/2 an hour
  2. Rava will soak water so at the time of making dosa you might have to add little water. The batter should be of pouring consistency (thick buttermilk)
  3. Pour the dosa batter from the outward base of the tawa in a circular motion. Fill the gap in the middle with dosa batter. Don’t drop batter like a thick lump but pour all over, evenly, filling the gaps. Pour 1-2 tsps of oil like drops along the edge of the dosa and the gaps in the middle.
  4. Cook it on medium heat for 3 minutes and then on high heat for 1/2 a minute. Remove the dosa if you want slightly soft
  5. For crispy dosa cook for another 1minute on high heat until it turns Golden brown in color
  6. You can Flip the dosa and cook it on other side but usually I cook only on one side
  7. Serve it hot with coconut or tomato chutney. (or sambhar)
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Rava Idli

Rava Idli Recipe

By avni Published: July 11, 2012

  • Yield: 16 idlis (4 Servings)
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Ready In: 50 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat 3 tbsp ghee in a thick bottom pan, add mustard seeds and allow them to pop, add asafoetida/hing, whole red chilli, urad dal
  2. When urad dal becomes little red add rava/soji in it and roast it till it turns light brown
  3. Transfer it to another deep bowl and allow it to cool for about 10-15 minutes
  4. Add curd/dahi, salt, chilli ginger paste, curry leaves, corainder leaves and mix it without any lumps
  5. Add water little by little to make idli batter to dropping consistency
  6. Grease the idli moulds and heat the water in the steamer until it boils
  7. Add eno/fruit salt in the batter and stir it. Immediately pour the batter to the idli mould
  8. Steam it for 15 mintues, cool down for few minutes, unmould it and serve it hot with chutney sambhar
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Biscuit Chocolate

Biscuit Chocolate Recipe

By avni Published: June 27, 2012

  • Yield: 20 pieces (5 Servings)
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 20 mins

Biscuit chocolate is very easy to make, quick and yummy in taste. Not only kids but elders too love it!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Finely Crush the Marie biscuits
  2. Mix all the ingredients and make a loaf
  3. Make 20 equal size balls or whichever shape you like. (You can add any other dry fruit of your choice instead of cashews)
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